10 Amazing Things You Didn't Know About Matt Bellamy

Less Black Holes, more Revelations.

At this point it seems like rock band Muse have been dominating the world since the beginning of time. From their 2003 album Absolution, Muse's commercial success has continued to rise, and with the recent release of Drones, the band's phenomenal popularity shows no sign of wavering.

But what about Matt Bellamy, the man behind the falsetto?

Born in Cambridge, England in 1978, Matt Bellamy has grown into one of rock music's most beloved performers. He's also one of the most eccentric, though that isn't always apparent to the casual viewer. Truth is, Matt's eccentricities go much deeper than coloured chinos and funky sunglasses. For example: did you know Matt Bellamy once gave NME advice on how to conduct the perfect orgy?
"It's very easy. Novelty items. It's so easy. All you need is masks or hats. Soon as people put on silly hats, they loosen up a little bit. Then you need a couple of friends who are very close to each other. Then people start bundling to each other and it just goes from there. It's as simple as that. Just bundling, tickling and novelty items."
Scratch away Bellamy's surface and you'll find all sorts of things you wouldn't expect...

Commonly found reading, sitting firmly in a seat at the cinema (bottle of water and a Freddo bar, please) or listening to the Mountain Goats.