The trailer for Matt Bellamy and company's forthcoming album was uploaded to YouTube from the band's official account on June 6, prompting #The2ndLaw to begin appearing on Twitter.
The two minute ten second trailer, has a dramatic overtone, showing images of people running through a forest and panic on a trading floor, large industrial machinery and burning oil fires overlaid with streams of what look like stock market prices. At the 1:33 mark the video begins showcasing members of the band on a old-style TV and a electro-rock soundtrack kicks in.
The 2nd Law will be Muse's sixth studio album and is due to be released in September 2012. Last year the band's album The Resistance won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Album.