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Placebo announce world premiere of new album


Story by Jack Foley

PLACEBO have announced, for the first time ever, a world-wide exclusive fan playback of their new album Battle For The Sun.

The band – aka Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal and Steve Forrest – have already received positive reviews for the LP and want to share the new music [and sounds] with their fanbase for the first time to heighten expectation ahead of its release.

The playback will take place at on Friday, May 29 from 9am GMT.

In order to be a part of it, fans must sign up to to receive an exclusive code that will allow them access to the Battle For The Sun playback site.

They will have access to listen to the entire album before anyone else and prior to its release.

The playback will end at midnight on May 31. The critically-acclaimed Battle For The Sun album is officially released June 8, 2009.

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In addition, Placebo are also set to return to the main stage of the Reading/Leeds Festivals this August, and make a headline appearance at Rockness Festival, Scotland, on June 14.