Matthew Bellamy is perhaps the most purely talented front man in rock and roll. He can sing with the best of them, play Bach-level complexity with ease on the piano, and not only makes his own guitars, but wails on them, too. And, sometimes…he does all three at once. A Muse show is grandiose, epic, and imbued with all the trappings of cock rock that the post-Nirvana world has mostly eschewed. In short: it’s something to see.
They recently brought their cavalcade to Washington, D.C.’s Verizon Center with support from Cage the Elephant. This is what it looked like.
Cage the Elephant
Verizon Center | Washington, D.C. | September 11, 2013
Photos: Katherine Gaines