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Muse have revealed that they're working with none other than legendary AC/DC producer Robert 'Mutt' Lange on their new album.
The band, who recently wrapped up their first 'emotional' set of recording sessions for their seventh album, have taken to Instagram to reveal that the rock n' roll legend is helming the production desk on the record.
They wrote: "We are honoured to be making our new album with this legendary producer. #backinblack”, alongside a picture with the members of AC/DC and the legend himself."
The band have self-produced their last two records, so this is going to be pretty special - especially as Lange worked with AC/DC on Back in Black, Highway to Hell and For Those About to Rock We Salute You - not to mention the likes of Def Leppard, Foreigner, Bryan Adams and even Lady Gaga, Shania Twain and Britney Spears.
In a series of tweets earlier this summer, frontman Bellamy described the new album's central themes as "deep ecology, the empathy gap and World War 3." There may be high levels of irony in this part. He also revealed that his disdain for guitar solos has mellowed on the new album, and mentioned a "sequel" to Origin Of Symmetry track 'Citizen Erased'. The band have previously spoken about how the record will be 'rockier', 'more raw' and much more back to basics than the synth and classical-inspired sounds on their more recent albums.
The album is expected to arrive in summer 2015. Meanwhile, they're also among the many rumours for Glastonbury 2015.
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