Muse with media manager and longtime friend (considered to be the fourth member of the band) Tom Kirk in Spain.
Courtesy of MuseWire
A few days ago, I noticed that the Muse website had shut down and instead had a map of Africa, Europe and Asia without borders with a counter counting down "until launch." This morning, at 3 a.m. Pacific Time, the band's new website launched.
Not only was it just a new website, but Muse also launched PROJECT EURASIA. Earlier this month, singer Matthew Bellamy tweeted something about a treasure hunt. On the Ununited States of Eurasia microsite, fans were given a briefing and asked to register to get the clues as they are unveiled.
Here's what it said:
PROJECT EURASIAIt's only a matter of time before the first clue is released for fans to figure out, which will unlock either a portion or the entire song. But its name seems to confirm everyone's guess that "United States of Eurasia" would to be the first single to be taken off of "The Resistance."
FLASH BRIEFING DECLASSIFIED AND APPROVED FOR GENERAL RELEASE
PREVIOUS CLASSIFICATION: INDIGO ALPHA SHARD
GEOPOLITICAL EVENTS NOW NECESSITATE ACTIVATION OF THE STANDBY PLAN BRAVO NINER PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS GRAN AJEDREZ.
MARKERS INCLUDE REALTIME ASSESSMENT OF POLITICAL AND PUBLIC SENTIMENT AT -2.57 (KNIGHT INDEX), SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS AT [REDACTED], ENERGY STABILITY INDICATORS AT [REDACTED], GLOBAL MARKET VOLATILITY MARKERS AT [REDACTED] AND SOVEREIGN STATE MILITARY EFFECTIVENESS AT [REDACTED].
FOR GRAN AJEDREZ TO BE FULLY ACTIVATED, APPROVAL HAS BEEN GRANTED FOR WIDESPREAD MOBILISATION OF INITIATED NON-CONVENTIONAL HUMINT RESOURCES.
GRAN AJEDREZ WILL BE ACTIVATED IN A PHASED PROCESS. SUCCESSFUL ACTIVATION OF EACH PHASE WILL RESULT IN THE UNLOCKING AND DECRYPTION OF AN AUDIO BRIEFING. THE FULL PROJECT EURASIA / GRAN AJEDREZ AUDIO BRIEFING WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD UPON SUCCESSFUL ACTIVATION OF ALL PHASES.
PLEASE STAND BY AND COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FOR PRE-APPROVED HUMINT RESOURCE MOBILISATION.
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