On Thursday (Sept. 27), Muse launched their new '80s highschool homecoming-meets-Stranger Things music video for "Pressure," and the retro, zombie-filled, sci-fi visible is nothing in need of wonderful.
For the most recent observe from their upcoming Nov. 9 album Simulation Theory — their first file since 2015's Drones — the band continues their collaboration with director Lance Drake, drawing upon a nostalgic '80s pop-culture vibe. Centering on a high-school-gone-wrong state of affairs, the video additionally options comic Terry Crews.
Kicking off with an exquisite mountain sundown over a desert highway, the clip begins with an unseen particular person placing on VR glasses earlier than arriving at a highschool dance. At the homecoming dance, unenthusiastic college students look uninteresting as Crews declares a really particular deal with for this 12 months's occasion: hometown heroes and native battle of the band winners Rocket Baby Doll (aka Muse's unique band identify).
Once the band begins taking part in, the scholars slowly begin to bop their heads and get into the groove — turning the occasion into an actual dance celebration. The multiple-riff, guitar-heavy tune options some spectacular melodic preparations and a full-bodied vocal assault by frontman Matt Bellamy.
When a younger couple decides to enterprise inside the varsity's darkish, closed hallways — issues begin to go terribly fallacious. Dropping a soda-looking can on a pc, the pair causes , laser-packed response, reworking an lovely hamster right into a Furby-looking zombie — able to kill no matter comes his method.
Muse additionally introduced preliminary cities for his or her 2019 tour, however no official dates have been launched but. A couple of cities within the their North American run embrace New York, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Toronto and Washington.
Watch Muse's new video for "Pressure" under.