Matthew James Bellamy, popularly known as Matt Bellamy, is a popular English musician. Known for his eccentric stage persona, he is the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist as well as the principal songwriter of the English rock band named ‘Muse.’ Along with the band, Bellamy has released a total of seven studio albums so far in his career. The band’s debut studio album 'Showbiz' was an average commercial success and reached No. 29 on the UK Albums. The band gained more popularity over the years, especially after the release of their hit albums such as 'Absolution' and 'The 2nd Law'. Also known for his good looks, Bellamy has been featured in several magazines such as 'Kerrang!', where he was included in the list of '50 Sexiest People in Rock'. On Gigwise's list of The 50 Greatest Guitarists Ever, he stood at the 19th position. He has also been voted the 14th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Hero of all time, by NME magazine. Bellamy's lyrics usually revolve around themes of world events, apocalypse, hyperspace, technology, religion, etc. which distinguish him from other songwriters. Many of his songs are about a dystopian future living under a totalitarian government where people suffer from lack of freedom.
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Also Known As
Matthew James Matt Bellamy, Matt Bellamy
Coombeshead Academy, Teignmouth Community School
Bingham Hawn Bellamy