News

Muse takes over hometown council for a day

Muse takes over hometown council for a day

The stars of Muse are in talks to take over a local council in their hometown for 24 hours. Photo: Associated Press

The stars of Muse are in talks to take over a local council in their hometown for 24 hours.

Matt Bellamy and his bandmates have met with leaders at Teignbridge council in their native Devon, England over the possibility of taking over for a day in a bid to engage younger voters.

Council leader Jeremy Christophers says, “We’re still in talks to get things sorted. It’s vital for the council to engage with younger generation.

“Muse have been busy on tour promoting their album The 2nd Law. The album has songs about global warming and sustainable living, which are important issues.”

Recent News

in Music

Breaking Benjamin lands first No. 1 album

Fresh
14-overlay1

The new album is the group's first in six years and comes after five years of line-up changes.

in Entertainment

TV Land ditches the ‘Dukes’

Fresh
dukes

Re-runs of the '80s sitcom "Dukes of Hazzard" are off the air amid controversy over portrayals of the Confederate flag, which is notably featured on the show's "General Lee" vehicle.

in Music

Deadheads get nostalgic before final Grateful Dead shows

Fresh
gratefuldead

After the death of lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in 1995, the surviving four members say they will end The Grateful Dead's 50-year run this weekend.

in Entertainment

Exhibit takes fans inside ‘Hunger Games’

Fresh
hungergames

With hundreds of costumes, props, photos, and interactive displays, "The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" brings fans into the dystopian, post-apocalyptic nation of Panem.

in Entertainment

Stephen Colbert took over a Michigan public access channel

Fresh
25-overlay1

The new "Late Show" host took over the latest episode of "Only in Monroe," which airs in the community of about 21,000 people.