"We are OUTSIDERS for OUTSIDERS."——Brian Molko
Placebo are a British rock band from London, England, formed in 1994 by singer and guitarist Brian Molko and bass guitarist Stefan Olsdal. The band was joined by drummer Robert Schultzberg, who was later replaced by Steve Hewitt after conflicts with Molko. Hewitt left the band in October 2007 and was replaced by Steve Forrest in 2008. To date, they have released six studio albums, six EPs, and twenty-nine singles and have sold over ten million records worldwide.
Genres：Alternative rock, glam punk, post-punk revival
Labels：PIAS, Vagrant, EMI, Virgin, Hut, Caroline, Deceptive
Associated acts：Hotel Persona, Love Amongst Ruin
Albums：Placebo (1996)Without You I'm Nothing (1998)Black Market Music (2000)Sleeping with Ghosts (2003)Meds (2006)Battle for the Sun (2009)