Muse have pushed back the release of their new album, The 2nd Law, from the original September 18th date to an October 2nd release.
"Madness" will be the first single from album will be released digitally and also to radio around the world on Monday (August 20th).
The album release will be followed by a tour of Europe starting in France on October 16 and including five UK shows. The UK dates start in Glasgow on October 24 and include two nights at London's O2 Arena, one night in Birmingham and one in Manchester. They will return to the United States in 2013.
The band have made a short film to preview the record. Fans can view this film by visiting the bands website, www.muse.mu .
Muse play the following dates in 2012:
16.10 Park&Suites Arena, Montpellier, France
18.10 Bercy, Paris, France
20.10 Palacio de Deportes, Madrid, Spain
22.10 Zenith, Nantes, France
24.10 SECC, Glasgow, UK
26.10 O2 Arena, London, UK
27.10 O2 Arena, London, UK
30.10 LG Arena, Birmingham, UK
01.11 Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK
12.11 Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
14.11 St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland
16.11 Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy
17.11 Adriatic Arena, Pesaro, Italy
19.11 Stadhalle, Vienna, Austria
20.11 Arena, Budapest, Hungary
22.11 O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
23.11 Atlas Arena, Lodz, Poland
05.12 Spektrum Arena, Oslo, Norway
06.12 Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden
07.12 Arena, Malmo, Sweden
10.12 Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland
11.12 Saku Arena, Talinn, Estonia
13.12 Arena, Riga, Latvia
15.12 O2 World, Hamburg, Germany
17.12 Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
18.12 Sportspaleis, Antwerp, Belgium