Placebo To Stream Rare Festival Performances For Virtual “Summer Tour”
Placebo will be releasing eight career-spanning live sets as part of their new Lost Tapes – Summer Festival Lockdown Series.
The band are set to broadcast these shows throughout August and September on YouTube, opening up their vaults to show fans old performances from as far back as 1996 (and then right up until 2015).
“We were very disappointed that we couldn’t play live for you this summer, but even so we wanted to go on tour,” they say. “To replace us playing in person, we dug out some videos from the archives and are hosting our own ‘summer tour’.
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“These are the Lost Tapes, a series of festival concerts spanning 24 years, some never seen before. Each will premiere on YouTube so subscribe, set reminders and whatever else you need to prepare. We’ll see you there!!”
Check out what’s coming up on Lost Tapes below:
14 Phoenix UK – 1996
21 Belfort France – 1997
28 Paleo Switzerland – 2009
4 Guadalajara Mexico – 2009
11 Sziget Budapest – 2012
12 Arenal Spain – 2014
18 Viva Latino Mexico – 2014
19 Positivus Latvia – 2015
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“Album eight is finished and being primed for release,” Placebo confirm. “We are also presently busy booking live dates…”
Korn are hitting the road with Staind for a huge 28-city tour throughout August and September.