The 'virtual' clip for 'Revolt' is as OTT as you'd expect
Andrew Trendell

10:08 4th November 2015

Never ones for understatement, Muse have unveiled the OTT and overblown new video for latest single 'Revolt'. Check it out below. 

Revealed via Apple Music, the clip of course features drones - they do love a good drone. Beyond that, it's an intense and dizzying camera angles focus around a Prague street in the grips of revolution, as petrol bombs fly, flares light up and the sky and the band continue to perform though all the chaos - conveniently wearing gas masks for the occasion. 

"We wanted the video in black and white only using colour to represent revolution," say the band. 

There's also a virtual reality version of the video, which you can experience via the VRSE app. 

Watch the video for 'Revolt' below

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  • 13. 'Hyper Music': No other Muse video truly captures the insane energy of the trio as a live band, nor the furious devotion of their fans. Watch as Muse literally bring the walls crashing down.

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