Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994.
The band consists of school friends
- Matthew Bellamy (lead vocals, lead guitar, piano, keyboards, keytar),
- Christopher Wolstenholme (bass, vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar, harmonica) and
- Dominic Howard (drums, percussion, synthesisers, sampling).
Since the release of their 2006 album Black Holes and Revelations, keyboardist and percussionist Morgan Nicholls has performed live with the band.
Muse are known for their energetic and extravagant live performances and their fusion of many music genres, including space rock, progressive rock, alternative rock, heavy metal, classical music and electronica.