Today Muse announced more cities of the US Leg of their Drones Tour in support of their critically and commercially acclaimed album Drones.
'The Drones World Tour' will see the band perform for the first time "in the round" from the middle of the arena. The band are known for pushing boundaries in terms of their stage production and the Drones World Tour will be no exception. This stage design and configuration will give fans a true 360 degree audio/visual sensory experience. Muse's tours have been described by the international press as "epic", "amazing" "ambitious" and this time will be no exception. The band has just completed a spectacular Summer European Festival run which saw some of the best reviews of their career.
In select markets the band will be supported by X Ambassadors (X) and in other select markets Phantogram (P)
What the Press Say about Muse Live:
"Thunderous and visually dazzling" - The Guardian , 4*
"Muse captured the spirit of Download better than anyone else" - The Times
"an endless buildup, heading for one peak after another - is what a Muse concert sets out to deliver by every means available, musical and visual. - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Fan club presales will begin on October 21st and general on sale is October 23rd.
Since their debut in 1994, Muse have released seven studio albums selling upwards of 17 million albums worldwide. Drones, the group's seventh album, topped the UK charts for two weeks in June, whilst simultaneously topping the charts in the USA, a first for the band. In total the album reached No 1 in a staggering 23 countries including France, Japan, Australia, Netherlands and Switzerland.
Tour dates announced today are:
December 1 Houston, TX Toyota Center with Phantogram
December 2 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center with Phantogram
December 6 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay with Phantogram
December 12 Seattle, WA Key Arena with Phantogram
January 14 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena with X Ambassadors
January 16 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre with X Ambassadors
January 20 Montreal, QU Centre Bell with X Ambassadors
January 25 Boston, MA TD Garden with X Ambassadors
January 27 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center with X Ambassadors
January 31 Philadelphia, PA Well Fargo Center with X Ambassadors
February 1 Washington DC Verizon Center with X Ambassadors
Previously announced dates:
December 10 Vancouver BC Rogers Arena
December 13 Portland, OR Moda Center
December 15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
December 16 San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center
December 18 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
December 19 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
January 23 Quebec City, QU Le Centre Videotron
Please stay tuned to muse.mu for information on further dates and announcements.
(This post was taken from a press release sent to me by BB Gun Press)