Muse iHeartRadio Backstage Q&A: New Concert DVD, 2014 Plans

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Matthew Bellamy of the band Muse performs onstage during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In the midst of the band's iHeartRadio Music Festival performance Friday (Sept. 21), Muse took some time to talk to Billboard's Jason Lipshutz about touring, new music and an upcoming concert DVD.


Singer/guitarist Matt Bellamy expressed excitement at a concert film the band will release "before Christmastime," following 2008's "HAARP" live album/DVD combo. The film was shot at Rome's Olympic Stadium in 4K resolution, and will be the highest-definition concert film ever released when it gets a limited theatrical run prior to a DVD release.

Bellamy also revealed to Lipshutz the band's 2014 plans, which include recording a new album and a miniscule amount of festivals, while he and drummer Dominic Howard explained Muse's approach to its live show as a three-piece and touring behind 2012's "The 2nd Law."

Check out the full interview with Muse above and click here for a full recap of events at the first day of the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival.

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