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.”

Latest Headlines

in Music

This week’s top rock tracks

halestorm

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Viral Videos

WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

13-overlay19

This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

votto

Here's a look at some of the major sporting events happening this weekend.

in Sports

This week’s best sports shots

AP_525787848997

A look back at some of this week's biggest plays and best moments in sports.

in Sports, Weird

WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

15-overlay18

After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.