Muse – Origin of Symmetry



This was the first record that really got me interested in music. Up until that point, everything I’d heard sounded too “safe” – too calculated. Matt Bellamy’s guitar strangling noise freakouts on “New Born” and “Citizen Erased” blew my 12 year old mind and forced me – under no uncertain terms – to bug my Mum to buy me a guitar from the Argos catalogue. My life started here.

Muse – Citizen Erased: 

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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