Currently on the road in North America to conclude an epic album campaign, touring their critically acclaimed 7th studio album ‘Loud Like Love’, Placebo today announce that they will return to the UK and Ireland in February/ March 2015 to play their most extensive run of shows since 2006.
The tour kicks off in Dublin on the 25th February, and ends in London at Hammersmith’s EventIM Apollo on March 24th, taking in cities the band haven’t played for many years.
This extensive UK tour is something the band have been wanting to do for a long time, marking the start of an exciting series of events and releases planned ahead of the bands 20th Anniversary celebrations in 2016, looking back over an incredible catalogue of such songs as Nancy Boy, Pure Morning, Taste In Men, Special K and this fan favourite, The Bitter End
Placebo have now survived nearly 20 years of love, hate, blood, sweat, tears, break ups and harmony all the whilst toting up over 1 million album sales in the UK, and over 12 million albums sold worldwide, and are still going strong.
They have played to the most loyal fans in over 63 different countries, ranging from football stadiums in Chile to temples in Cambodia and a disused mine at a UNESCO world heritage site in Germany.
Today, Brian Molko has also revealed that he is releasing a retrospective book containing his own selection of lyrics from throughout his 20-year career at the helm of Placebo. Titled ‘Brian Molko – Selected’ the book is available to order from BrianMolko.com on Friday 31st October.
The full List of tour dates and ticket links is below, General Admission tickets go on sale Friday 31st October at 9am :
25th Feb 2015 – Dublin, Olympia
26th Feb 2015 – Belfast, Waterfont Hall
28th Feb 2015 – Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
1st Mar 2015 – Glasgow, o2 Academy
3rd Mar 2015 – Aberdeen, Music Hall
4th Mar 2015 – Newcastle o2 Academy
6th Mar 2015 – Hull, City Hall
7th Mar 2015 – Blackburn, King George’s Hall
9th Mar 2015 – Leeds, o2 Academy
10th Mar 2015 – Liverpool, Guild Of Students
12th Mar 2015 – Manchester, o2 Apollo
13th Mar 2015 – Sheffield, o2 Academy
15th Mar 2015 – Norwich, UEA
16th Mar 2015 – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
18th Mar 2015 – Birmingham, o2 Academy
19th Mar 2015 – Bristol, Colston Hall
21st Mar 2015 – Bournemouth, o2 Academy
22nd Mar 2015 – Southend, Cliffs Pavillion
24th Mar 2015 – London, EventIM Apollo
Support comes from Scotland’s – The Mirror Trap
Tickets are £29.50 (£32.50 London) and go onsale Friday 31 October @ 9.00am http://gigst.rs/placebo