Muse Doesn't Crack Under 'Pressure' for 2018 MTV EMAs Performance

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Matt Bellamy of Muse performs at the MTV World Stage concert ahead of the MTV EMAs 2018 at Stdium San Mames on Nov. 3, 2018 in Bilbao, Spain.  

Rock titans Muse brought their electrifying single “Pressure” to the at MTV Europe Music Awards -- sort of. The band’s performance was pre-recorded from the night before, during their Nov. 3 stop at Bilbao, Spain’s San Mames Stadium.

The performance was introduced by Brooklyn Nine‑Nine star Terry Crews with an enthusiastic endorsement -- “Give it up for my favorites!” he exclaimed -- who plays a gremlin fighting principal in the track’s retro, sci-fi music video.

“Pressure” is the latest track from Muse’s upcoming album Simulation Theory, out Nov. 9. The record will be their first since 2015's Drones.

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