“Some bands walk on and they phone it in.”
We chat to Placebo ahead of their new Aussie tour.
“To come out and basically demonise children because of the way they’re born…”
NEWS FLASH, Nancy Boys (And Girls)
\m/ Bring it \m/
ATTENTION NANCY BOYS
After years of resisting, London rockers Placebo have announced plans to make their entire back catalogue available on streaming sites worldwide, in the lead up to the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut. Placebo have previously declined to make their music available on streaming platforms but, in light of the upcoming 2016 20th anniversary of
Placebo were last in town for Soundwave 2010 and now here they are again with another sideshow, this time celebrating Soundwave 2014. As an act whom frontman Brian Molko himself has labelled “for outsiders, by outsiders,” Placebo are certainly embraced by a wide cross-section, and this cross-appeal makes them all the more interesting. Their glam/alternative/industrial
Possessing one of the most recognisable voices in alt-rock and having penned some of the most cherished albums and beloved songs in recent memory, London rockers Placebo have announced they will return to Australia with sideshows planned to coincide with their Soundwave 2014 spots. The band first amassed a legion of fans with their indie
The seventh album from English alt-rockers Placebo, Loud Like Love, almost didn’t happen. Its genesis was in three songs written by frontman Brian Molko, originally intended for a solo project. Placebo had no plans to release another album so soon after 2012’s B3 EP, a five-track extension of 2009’s punchy and dynamic Battle For The
UK alt-rock giants Placebo will try their hands at TV hosting when they go to air for what they’ve titled Loud Like Love TV. To celebrate their upcoming seventh studio album Loud Like Love, the band have paired up with YouTube and Google to bring their online extravaganza to air. Taking place on the eve
Drummer Steve Forrest geeks out: “I used to write Green Day fan mail!”
All the latest Soundwave info, plus your guide to EVERY band on the 2014 lineup!
British alt rock trio Placebo have unleashed their quirky new video for Too Many Friends, the first single from their forthcoming seventh studio album, Loud Like Love, featuring American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis. The quirky six-and-a-half minute clip is a whodunnit of sorts, with viewers asked to solve a mystery, complete with narration from
Placebo frontman Brian Molko has spoken out about Spotify, saying the music streaming service isn’t about combating piracy but rather making money at the expense of others, backing previous sentiments expressed by Atoms For Peace members Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich. Molko told Music Week that he was happy to release singles to Spotify, which
For their 7th studio release, the legendary Placebo have planned something fairly extensive for fans. Not only will Loud Like Love be a full, 10-track release, but it will also be available in a variety of formats. It doesn’t stop there – in support of the release, Placebo will be heading out on a world
The man featured on the cover of Placebo‘s self-titled debut album is planning to sue the band for using the pic without his authorisation – and for the events which have taken place after it.
After fifteen years, six studio albums, ten million album sales, breakdowns, clean ups and the dizzy swell of global success, Placebo have certainly earned their place among the world’s great rock bands.