Muse took us a bit without warning this 12 months with simply how heavy a few of the songs on their new album Will of the Individuals are. In a brand new interview with Loudwire Nights host Toni Gonzalez, drummer Dominic Howard expressed how enjoyable it’s for them to carry out their metal-leaning songs reside, and named which ones is considered one of his favorites.
The rockers’ first style of Will of the Individuals was the track “Won’t Stand Down,” which got here out in January and was undoubtedly a return to their heavier facet. “Kill or Be Killed” got here out a couple of months later and featured a demise growl from frontman Matt Bellamy, and so they even performed a snippet of Slipknot‘s “Duality” during one of their festival performances over the summer time as properly.
Whereas Howard could not decide on only one track that he finds essentially the most enjoyable to carry out, he was particularly obsessed with “Kill or Be Killed,” particularly due to the best way their audiences responded to it all through the summer time.
“It is undoubtedly on the heavier facet of something we have form of touched on lately. I really feel prefer it’s matching the heaviness of ‘Stockholm Syndrome.’ For positive, it is fairly metal-sounding, it is also classic metal-sounding as properly,” the drummer defined.
“That is so enjoyable to play. It is simply a kind of tracks that is acquired a variety of depth… It was actually enjoyable to play throughout the summer time and see like, circle pits creating to a track that they do not even know,” he continued. “I like that, I really noticed quite a bit this summer time. It was so cool simply to be taking part in as a result of we’ve not performed in two-and-a-half years. It was simply wonderful to see audiences having fun with that setting once more.”
Howard revealed that Muse have additionally been rehearsing “Liberation” and a few others, so we’ll have to remain tuned and see which tracks are added to their set lists within the coming weeks. The band has a handful of U.S. reveals scheduled all through October, see them on the band’s website.
Tune into Loudwire Nights tonight at 7PM ET to listen to extra about Will of the Individuals, the band’s first expertise within the U.S. and extra.
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