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Placebo announce new LP and European tour (2013)


Story by Jack Foley

PLACEBO have announced details of their seventh studio album and a European tour for later this year.

Loud Like Love, the new LP, is the follow-up to 2009’s Battle For The Sun, and will be released on September 16.

This will be followed by an extensive European tour, which kicks off in Warsaw, Poland on November 12 and concludes at London’s Brixton Academy in December.

Tickets will go on sale at 9am on Friday, May 24.

Placebo’s European tour dates are (all November and December 2013):


12 – Torwar, Warsaw, Poland
13 – Lucerna Music Bar, Prague
15 – Arena Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
16 – Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany
18 – Hallenstadion Arena, Zurich, Switzerland
19 – Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
21 – Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
23 – Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy
24 – Geneva Arena, Geneva, Switzerland
27 – Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany
28 – O2 Arena Berlin, Berlin, Germany
30 – Falconer Salen, Copenhagen, Denmark


1 – Stora Arenan, Stockholm, Sweden
3 – Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
5 – O2 World, Hamburg, Germany
7 – Sportpalais, Antwerp, Belgium
8 – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Holland
11 – Bercy, Paris, France
12 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
13 – O2 Academy, Glasgow
14 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
16 – O2 Academy Brixton, London

Shows in the America, Latin America, Australia and Asia are expected to be announced at a later date.

Comprised of 10 tracks, Loud Like Love will be available in five different formats, including a special 3D Lenticular Super Deluxe Box Set and a coloured vinyl edition.