With its theatrical, awe-inspiring stadium-sized live shows, it's easy to see why Muse is seriously massive worldwide—it's often-cheesy attempts at social commentary are always overshadowed by a hefty dose of spectacle. The English band's latest album, Simulation Theory, should make for an interesting stage production, at least if it's Stranger Things-inspired neon album art is any indication. Backed by an array of ’80s synthesizers and drum machines, Muse wholeheartedly embraces pop culture's current obsession with nostalgia, cooking up a record that sounds like an operatic cross between Depeche Mode and New Order. Peppy dance-rock act Walk the Moon open the show.
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