Muse Fans Named Music's Most Committed Fanbase In New Poll

Gigwise readers, and no doubt a few Muse fans themselves, have named fans of the Westcountry trio the most committed fanbase in music.

Muse Fans Named Music's Most Committed Fanbase In New Poll
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Gigwise readers, and no doubt a few Muse fans themselves, have named fans of the Westcountry trio the most committed fanbase in music. In a recent Gigwise poll, Muse topped the poll with a clear majority, beating pop favourites such as Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Rihanna, One Direction and many more to prove that rock and roll fans are more dedicated to their favourite band than pop devotees. The announcement follows a recent flurry of excitement for Muse, whose Olympics track "Survival" was recently premiered and whose October shows were also recently named the most eagerly awaited shows of 2012 by Gigwise readers. Radiohead and Paramore placing second and third places respectively in the poll, with 30 Seconds To Mars placing fourth and Arctic Monkeys fifth. The least committed fans in music were named at the Beliebers, as Justin Bieber's fans placed at the bottom of the poll. Taking bottom place only just ahead of One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Aiden Grimshaw. All of whom also scored poorly in the hardcore fan poll. The poll is still open, so if you disagree with these results, cast your vote now on Gigwise. Thanks for the report to Gigwise.com.

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    Agent 00Awesome
    JFRules wrote: Iron Maiden should be in top 3 for sure
    Definitely. Especially in countries outside of the US. Metal in general has a huuuuge following outside of America.
    Sid McCall
    Although I'm a bigger fan of Muse, there's no denying that Phish or the Dead have the most committed fan base(s) on the planet. These people spend months/years of their lives living in cars and selling home made t-shirts in the parking lot just to get to the next gig. Frankly, it's otherworldly (and a big wacky, but that's just my opinion.
    Jyrgen
    Hey Dear UG.com Press Staff, With all due respect, polls are not news Sincerely, A regular reader
    MetalNova
    I want to see a muse fan carve the band name in their flesh then I'll accept this. Slayer \M/
    Anchr
    Basti95 wrote: This is such a subjective list
    It's a poll. What do you expect?
    Kriggs
    How can you analyze that? Hell if I had to choose, I would say Elvis and Tupac fans are the most committed cause a huge number of them still believe theyre alive!!
    whywefight
    guitar/bass95 wrote: It seems that whoever made this article has never ever heard of Tool.
    Tool is not a band; it's a cult.
    mullet1337
    Depends what they mean by committed... this is just a numbers game, there are many more less known bands with more committed fans such as Coheed and Cambria.
    suicidalpoptart
    MetalNova wrote: I want to see a muse fan carve the band name in their flesh then I'll accept this. Slayer \M/
    I never realized this until now, but the metal thing (\M/) kinda looks like batman
    fivebizebeavers
    I am surprised that BVB isn't on here. With the amount of times one of their fans has threatened to kill me for not liking them, they should be somewhere on that list.
    burgurhead1812
    mullet1337 wrote: Depends what they mean by committed... this is just a numbers game, there are many more less known bands with more committed fans such as Coheed and Cambria.
    Right as I saw the title to this article I smirked and said "They clearly haven't observed Coheed's fans." Every single one is a diehard.
    Maiden95
    I'm not a Muse hater by any means but after a few of the decisions they have made recently (Twilight, Dubstep) I have seen more than a few fans give up on the band. Slayer, Rush, and Iron Maiden fit this bill much better.
    Abacus11
    These polls are ridiculous. Muse, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Rihanna, and One Direction (whoever that is) have the most dedicated fans?!?! What about bands that have been around for decades and have millions of fans that cross generations all over the world like Iron Maiden, Metallica, Radiohead, Rush, Tool... I guess Muse is ok, at least they've been around for a while but the rest of this list is crap.
    thebigredjj10
    The Grateful Dead. Deadheads created their own culture surrounding the band for following them on tour. These fans are serious. Nothing compares. (I'm not a fan myself. Just an unbiased opinion)
    guitgrinder
    3 words. Iron ****ing Maiden. I'm not even a hugh Maiden fan, but I'm not a freaking retard either.
    McMullen20
    I don't know man, I think Radiohead probably has the most devoted fans. The pit seats sell out in 30 seconds (literally). I've never met so many roadies. The same 5000 people follow them all over the country. I went to see them in Ohio (4 hours away from me) and I was talking to people who drove, yes drove, from california, florida, and maine. Everybody I talked to was from out of state, and there I was complaining about my 4 hour drive...
    Iommianity
    whywefight wrote: guitar/bass95 wrote: It seems that whoever made this article has never ever heard of Tool. Tool is not a band; it's a cult.
    You're absolutely right. Even to the point where you get unnecessary backlash for suggesting that they're not genius. Huge Tool fan here, just saying.
    the_modfather
    Muse fans aren't committed. Guarantee half of those people have never even listened to Showbiz and can only name about 10 songs. A fan base of 1000 who show up to every gig, get tattooed and do ANYTHING are a lot more committed than 10,000,000 who like Knights of Cydonia. I love Muse, but personally from the people I know I do not believe they have got a very committed fan base.
    Agent 00Awesome
    Muse topped the poll with a clear majority, beating pop favourites such as Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Rihanna, One Direction and many more to prove that rock and roll fans are more dedicated to their favourite band than pop devotees
    Well that's a given. Pop fans are typically only after the singles or hits. But I do think there's more rock bands with a bigger following than Muse, definitely.
    wylde1994
    prove that rock and roll fans are more dedicated to their favourite band than pop devotees.
    This is a strait up fact and shouldn't need to be proven, everyone should know that
    henrihell
    I bet this has really a poll of "which band has the most fans on this site", that's why the big pop names are lowest on the list, 'cause their fans doesn't really care about music and music sites.
    Clayden82
    This is a joke! I have never in my life seen ONE person where a t shirt of any of this artists!! I see about ten Iron Maiden/ACDC/Metallica shirts everyday in Southend town centre.
    FallenDestiny
    Committed fans are those who stuck with Metallica during the Load - St.Anger years :p Just an example.
    Tarsplitter
    Sorry for (possible) double commenting but I have to say that I agree with the Dead having probably the most devoted fanbase.
    lVlaniac
    I like a most of Muse discography but i wouldnt consider myself a fan. Fanatism has lead to so many stupid things in history. Id rather be an enthusiastic listener.
    Slaytan666
    devin_g94 wrote: MetalNova wrote: I want to see a muse fan carve the band name in their flesh then I'll accept this. Slayer \M/ Maybe for world's stupidest fans. Or most hard-of-hearing fans. In truth, 30 seconds to mars takes this one. They are a religion... Freaky for a band with only 3 albums.
    Perhaps you need some back-story on this.. The inner sleeve and cd of Slayer's 'Divine Intervention' has a picture of a fan's inner forearm, where he had carved the word Slayer.. And, in all honesty, I've never even seen anyone wear a Muse shirt before.
    bonjidonk
    I think 'Largest fanbase on Gigwise' would be a more appropriate title for this poll.
    kerrang
    This is a strait up fact and shouldn't need to be proven, everyone should know that
    Who are WE to say that our following of (for example) Maiden is any more meaningful than a Bieber fan's love for the "mighty" Justin? Could they not swear they will (like, TOTALLY) love Justin 'til the end of time?
    steffibellamy
    Radiohead is on the list ^ Why are so many people hating on Muse just because of this ****ing poll i don't understand. it is just a ****ing poll jesus fried chicken calm your tits *****s
    JohnnyApplecore
    corza334 wrote: The keywork tattooed to my body is making me jump on the Coheed band wagon. >_>
    This, on my left forearm - just like Josh MF Eppard.