BBC Radio 1 plans Muse special

Broadcast to include highlights of homecoming show

LONDON -- The U.K. national top 40 station BBC Radio 1 is to broadcast Muse Night on Sept. 7, a five-hour special devoted to the alt-rock act.

The broadcast will include highlights from the Sept. 5 homecoming show at the Den in Teignmouth, Devon and also feature a special documentary celebrating a decade of Muse on Radio 1.

Muse is playing two shows at Teignmouth, on Sept. 4 and Sept. 5, promoted by SJM. The band's U.S. dates begin Sept. 24 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Muse's new album "The Resistance" will be released Sept. 14 via Warner Bros. (Sept. 15 in the U.S.).