After 15 years, six studio albums, 11 million total album sales, Placebo is showing a renewed sense of purpose. Their last studio album, Battle For The Sun, released in 2009, and went on to hit the #1 spot for two weeks on the European Billboard Chart, notched up #1 album in 10 countries and a Top 5 showing in another 20 markets. They reached #1 position on the album charts in Germany for the first time, and had career best US and Japan chart positions. They picked up the Best Alternative Award in 2009 at MTV European Awards, and embarked on their eighth worldwide tour campaign in 15 years, performing 143 shows to over 2.5 million people in 44 countries. Placebo is Brian Molko (guitar/vocals), Stefan Olsdal (bass), and Steve Forrest (drums).
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