Wednesday, October 10, 2012



Alternative rock band Muse invade Chaifetz (SHAY-fetz) Arena at Saint Louis University as part of The 2nd Law Tour on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.  Dead Sara is also scheduled to perform.

Tickets are $45, $55 and $65 and go on sale on Friday, October 12 at 10 a.m. at, the Chaifetz Arena Box Office and charge by phone at 314-534-1111.

Headed by lead singer and guitarist Matthew Bellamy, Muse have sold over 15 million albums worldwide and have won multiple music awards during their career, including five MTV Europe Awards, an MTV Video Music Award for their hit “Uprising” in the Best Rock Video category, an American Music Award for Best Alternative Rock Artist and a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.

Since their formation in 1994, Muse have released six studio albums, developing a distinct sound comprised of Bellamy’s use of falsetto and a mixture of synth and influences from the electronic music, classical music and progressive rock genres. Some of their most recognizable hits include “Time Is Running Out” and “Hysteria” on their 2003 album Absolution and “Uprising” from their 2009 album The Resistance.

Muse’s current hit, “Madness,” is off their newest album The 2nd Law, which was released earlier this month. The group also released a song called “Survival” to serve as the official song for the London 2012 Olympics.

Well known for their live show experience, Muse concerts involve laser lights, visual effects and creative stage designs. At times, stage components rise and fall, and during their 2010 tour, the group opened standing on three skyscrapers. The group is comprised of Bellamy, who also plays the piano and keytar, bassist Christopher Wolstenholme and drummer and percussionist Dominic Howard.

Los Angeles-based rock band Dead Sara, fronted by singer Emily Armstrong and guitarist Siouxsie Medley, is a four-piece group is best known for their song “Weatherman.”

Global Spectrum ( manages Chaifetz Arena as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.

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