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Placebo Announce 20th Anniversary World Tour

Placebo have announced the first set of dates for their 20th anniversary tour. The band will travel across Europe through October, November and December, with nine UK shows among the already announced dates. The tour...

John Malkovich Shows Support For Record Store Day

The actor read an interpretation of Plato's Cave Allegory over an original piece of music, and eleven different musicians remixed the work for the record, called Like A Puppet Show. The...

Steve Forrest Leaves Placebo

Steve Forrest has left Placebo.The drummer - who joined the 'Pure Morning' group in 2008 - has ''amicably'' departed the band to focus on his own music, and singer Brian Molko and bassist Stefan Oldsal...

Steve Forrest Quits Placebo

Placebo rocker Steve Forrest has quit the band.The drummer, who joined the group in 2008, has decided to part ways with the British rockers to pursue a solo career. A statement from the band...

Placebo, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead Record Store Day 2014: Race You There!

The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever...

Placebo Launching New Album With Global Livestream

British rockers Placebo are set to make Internet history with the launch of their new album Loud Like Love by live streaming an online Tv show around the world to celebrate its release.The Teenage Angst...

Placebo Announce Seventh Album And Tour Dates

Placebo have announced their seventh album, 'Loud Like Love'.The British alternative band - Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest - have also confirmed a European tour later his year to promote the record.The album...

A Week In Music Featuring: Coldplay, Elo, Hot Chip, Hot Chip And Much More!

Coldplay live CD/DVD CoverAlbums of Note... Coldplay’s Live 2012 album shows a band far more at ease with themselves than their previous live release, from 2003. The Live 2012 package includes both blu-ray and CD....

Placebo Drummer Wants Fun Things Thrown At Him

Placebo drummer Steve Forrest wishes crowds would throw useful things at him. The sticksman - who also fronts new band Planes - is used to having underwear thrown at him on stage, but he would...

Steve Forrest Disrobes For Peta Campaign

Placebo rocker Steve Forrest has stripped off to reveal his gallery of tattoos as part of an anti-fur campaign.The drummer removed his shirt and posed for the cameras to highlight People for the Ethical Treatment...

Locomotives' Bloody Concert

Locomotives weirdest show had "fake blood coming out the walls". The 'Carnival' band have played all over the country, but their strangest experience came when they played at a festival in Manchester, northern England. Bass...

Placebo Cancel European Tour Dates

British rockers PLACEBO have been forced to apologise to fans after scrapping the final three dates on their European tour due to illness.The Teenage Angst stars have been on the road for the past year...

Placebo's Fan Shower

Placebo showered their fans with balloons and glitter at London's O2 Academy Brixton on Monday (27.09.10).The group performed the first of two shows at the venue in support of their reissued album 'Battle For The...

Molko Relished Stalkers And Death Threats

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO wasn't fazed by death threats when he first shot to fame - he measured it as sign of success.The Nancy Boy singer caused a sensation when his band first hit the...

Molko's Scare Over Onstage Collapse

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO has opened up about the virus he contracted while touring Asia this year (09) - insisting his onstage collapse left him fearing for his life.The band cancelled their entire North American...

Beyonce Knowles' Ema Trio

Beyonce Knowles won three awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards last night (05.11.09).The 'Sweet Dreams' singer - who wowed crowds with a performance of her latest track while wearing a skimpy red corset and...

Placebo Cancel U.s. Tour

PLACEBO have cancelled their entire North American tour after frontman BRIAN MOLKO fell ill with a virus he contracted in Asia.The singer sparked fears for his health when he collapsed on stage at a concert...

Placebo Singer Collapses

Placebo singer Brian Molko collapsed onstage in Japan on Sunday (09.08.09).The alternative rock trio were halfway through their set at the Summersonic Festival in Japan when Molko fainted.He was taken off the stage and rushed...

Molko Collapses In Japan

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO sparked fears for his health on Sunday (09Aug09) when he collapsed onstage at a concert in Tokyo, Japan.The British band was in the middle of their set when the singer fell...

Placebo's Circus Show

Placebo want to have fire eaters and a circus troupe at their huge Christmas concert.The 'Nancy Boy' rockers are playing London's huge O2 Arena in December and are promising fans a particularly "special" evening.Frontman Brian...

Molko Defends Drummer Sacking

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO has defended his decision to sack drummer STEVE HEWITT in 2007, describing the band then as a "rudderless ship".Devotees of the British group fumed when Hewitt left after 11 years, accusing...

Molko Defends Drummer Sacking

PLACEBO frontman BRIAN MOLKO has defended his decision to sack drummer STEVE HEWITT in 2007, describing the band then as a "rudderless ship".Devotees of the British group fumed when Hewitt left after 11 years, accusing...

Placebo 'Planning Summer Album'

PLACEBO are planning to release their sixth studio album in June, it has been confirmed.The indie band first appeared in 1994 and enjoyed success with songs such as Nancy Boy and Pure Morning.Brian Molko's band...

By on 20 January 2009

Placebo To Play Historic Show At Ancient Cambodian Temple

Placebo will headline an historic concert at Angkor Wat, an ancient Cambodian temple, to raise awareness and increase prevention of human trafficking.The UK rock band will top the bill at an MTV EXIT show on...

By on 29 November 2008

Placebo Headline Cambodian Temple Gig

Rockers PLACEBO are to play a unique gig in a 12th century Cambodian temple to raise money for charity. The Nancy Boy hitmakers will headline the MTV EXIT (End Exploitation and Trafficking) concert at Angkor...

Placebo Ditch Drummer

British rockers PLACEBO have sacked their longterm drummer STEVE HEWITT, citing "musical differences". The split comes just months before the band are due to begin work on their sixth studio album. Frontman Brian Molko says,...

Fflam Festival Cancelled

Swansea's Fflam music festival has been cancelled after scheduling problems prevented a rearranged date for the event being implemented.Fflam had previously been planned for July 13th to July 15th, but "consistently bad weather conditions" meant...

By on 03 August 2007

Fflam Festival Postponed

Wales' Fflam festival has been postponed due to "consistently bad weather conditions" threatening to turn the event into a mud bath.The Swansea event was due to take place over three days from July 13th to...

By on 05 July 2007

Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

By on 11 May 2007

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