November 30, 2023


Buzz The Music

Placebo to promote above 100 parts of music equipment utilized through their career

Placebo have partnered with Reverb to market guitars, amps and other tunes machines applied by the band throughout their occupation.

Reverb, the online market focused to shopping for and promoting new, applied and classic musical devices, will host a assortment of the band’s equipment which has been utilised on albums like ‘Without You I’m Nothing’, ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’ and ‘Meds’, as effectively as tours around the planet.

The official Placebo Reverb Shop is established to launch on April 27, with about 100 guitars, basses, outcomes pedals, amps and much more up for sale. You can preview the store here.

Placebo bassist-guitarist Stefan Olsdal said of the sale: “Having expended decades amassing some of the most appealing and creative audio equipment to use on studio recordings and are living performances, we felt it was now time to enable go and component methods with some of this gear we have amassed.

“Knowing the Reverb store has now been made use of by other recognized recording artists, we felt relaxed in the knowledge that the equipment would be directed to authentic collectors and fans.”

The Placebo Reverb Shop is established to involve merchandise these kinds of as the Takamine acoustic guitar utilized on the 1999 single ‘Every You, Each individual Me’, a Korg 800DV synth used as a are living synth from 1999 to 2001, and on the song ‘Pure Morning’, and a Guild Hollow Entire body bass that Olsdal used on the band’s MTV Unplugged episode.

Olsdal extra: “We’ve had a great operate with this gear, but now it’s time for every piece to go on. As very well as some highly collectable classic items, there are also some additional obtainable merchandise for lovers to get their fingers on.”

Other artists that have partnered with Reverb to offer their songs equipment not too long ago incorporate Inexperienced Day, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Peter Frampton.

Reviewing Placebo’s most recent history, ‘Never enable Me Go’, NME termed it the band’s “best and most consistent album considering the fact that 2006’s dim, intoxicated ‘Meds’” and claimed it “might prove their most rejuvenating considering the fact that 2003’s arena-filling ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’.

“‘Never Let Me Go’ is a real renaissance document. It is no ‘Metal Equipment Music’ or ‘Yeezus’, but a history that finds Placebo influenced and ready for a new era, reinventing the rock veterans for the modern-day age.”