Muse confirmed as Roskilde Festival announces 20 new acts

British rock band will add plenty of pedigree

The Roskilde Festival has announced 20 new names for its line-up next year, of which British rock band Muse are the pick of the bunch.

The stadium rockers, fronted by lead singer Matthew Bellamy, will perform on the festival's main stage, Orange Scene, and will bring with them a whole new selection of material from  their upcoming 2015 album.

Muse joins a list of big acts already announced including Pharrell Williams and the Danish groups Mew and Suspekt.

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Variety is the spice of life
The other announced acts demonstrate the Roskilde Festival's pledge to providing music that appeals to a variety of tastes.

This is reflected in the inclusion of alternative rock and uban pop bands such as The War on Drugs and St Vincent, both of which are from America.

For a full overview of the 20 acts, check out this informative video uploaded by the organisers.





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