Placebo Biography

Placebo are an English rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal. The band were soon joined by drummer Robert Schultzberg, who was replaced in 1996 by Steve Hewitt. Hewitt left the band in 2007 and was replaced by Steve Forrest in 2008.

Placebo utilise androgynous images and musical content. To date, they have released seven studio albums, all of which have reached the top 20 in the United Kingdom, and have sold around 11 million records worldwide. They released their new album Loud Like Love on 16 September 2013.

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Placebo News

Placebo praise fans for braving rain at Leeds Festival

Brian Molko's band play a career-spanning set on the Main Stage

  • Aug 30, 2009

Placebo cancel North American tour

Singer Brian Molko recovers from Asian virus

  • Aug 17, 2009

Placebo's Brian Molko faints onstage in Japan – video

Band were playing at the Summer Sonic festival

  • Aug 13, 2009

Placebo gear up for North American tour

Tour begins September 12 in Portland, OR

  • Jul 9, 2009

Placebo, Calvin Harris, Bloc Party, Mika for free London shows

New names for iTunes festival announced

  • Jun 16, 2009

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Placebo Reviews

Album review: Placebo - 'Battle For The Sun'

Album review: Placebo - 'Battle For The Sun'

All the appearance of a cure, all the reality of a disease

  • Jun 3, 2009

Placebo : London Charing Cross Road Astoria

Follicly-challenged sex dwarf and cohorts return bigger and stronger

  • Apr 2, 2003

Placebo : The Bitter End

...you set yourself up as an irritant, you have to take the flak when people find you irritating...

  • Mar 21, 2003

Placebo : Special K

More high-pitched whining from the self-styled dumbest man in rock.

  • Mar 8, 2001

Idlewild/Paris Olympia

Europe loves you Brian...

  • Nov 6, 2000

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