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Muse announce SSE Arena Belfast date as part of Drones World Tour

Published 11/09/2015

Muse won the best rock album Grammy for The Resistance
Muse won the best rock album Grammy for The Resistance

Muse are coming to Belfast as part of their world tour in support of their acclaimed global number one album Drones.

The trio made up of Matt Bellamy, Christopher Wolstenholme and Dominic Howard, will be at the newly revamped SSE Arena Belfast on April 6, 2016.

They will play the 3Arena in Dublin on April 5, 2016.

This show is part of the first list of cites released for what will be an extensive world tour.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday September 18 from the SSE Arena Belfast Box Office and the usual Ticketmaster outlets.

‘The Drones World Tour’ will see the band perform for the first time “in the round” from the middle of the arena - with the stage design promising to give fans a "true 360 degree audio - visual sensory experience".

The band are renowned for pushing boundaries with their stage production and the Drones World Tour is expected to be no different.

Muse’s tours have been described by the international press as “epic”, “amazing” “ambitious”.

The band has just completed a spectacular European Festival run this summer which saw some of the best reviews of their career.

Since their debut in 1994, Muse have released seven studio albums , selling upwards of 17 million albums worldwide.

Muse's seventh album Drones 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:

April 5, 2016       Dublin                   3Arena                               On Sale September 18

April 6, 2016       Belfast                  SSE Arena                         On Sale September 18

April 8, 2016        Manchester       Phones 4U                          On Sale September 18

April 11, 2016     London                 O2 Arena                          On Sale September 18

April 12, 2016     London                 O2 Arena                          On Sale September 18

April 17, 2016     Glasgow               SECC                                  On Sale September 18

May 2, 2016        Lisbon                  MEO Arena                      On Sale September 19

May 5, 2016        Madrid                 Barclaycard Arena            On Sale September 18

May 14, 2016      Milan                     Mediolarum Forum         On Sale September 18

May 15, 2016      Milan                     Mediolarum Forum         On Sale September 18

June 4, 2016       Prague                  O2 Arena                        On Sale September 18

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