Muse Announce First U.S. Dates of Drones World Tour

First Shows in Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland and Portland

Today Muse announced the first list of cities of the US Leg of their Drones Tour in support of their critically and commercially acclaimed album Drones.

'The Drones World Tour' will see band perform for the first time "in the round" from the middle of the arena. The band are known for pushing boundaries in terms of their stage production and the Drones World Tour will be no exception. This stage design and configuration will give fans a true 360 degree audio/visual sensory experience. Muse's tours have been described by the international press as "epic", "amazing" "ambitious" and this time will be no exception. The band has just completed a spectacular Summer European Festival run which saw some of the best reviews of their career.

What the Press Say about Muse Live:

"Thunderous and visually dazzling" - The Guardian

"Muse captured the spirit of Download better than anyone else" - The Times

"an endless buildup, heading for one peak after another - is what a Muse concert sets out to deliver by every means available, musical and visual. - The New York Times

Fan club presales will begin on September 23rd and general on sale is September 25th. Phantogram will open the four shows announced today.

Since their debut in 1994, Muse have released seven studio albums selling upwards of 17 million albums worldwide. Drones, the group's seventh album, 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:

December 13, 2015Portland, ORModa CenterOn Sale 9/25*
December 15, 2015Oakland, CAOracle ArenaOn Sale 9/25*
December 16, 2015San Diego, CAValley View Casino CenterOn Sale 9/25*
December 18, 2015Los Angeles, CAStaples CenterOn Sale 9/25*

*Phantogram to support

Please stay tuned to for information on further dates and announcements.