There are multiple artists with this name:
1. A popular British rock band
2. A Belgian jazz band
3. A Canadian punk band
4. A British post-punk duo 1) Placebo is a three-piece alternative rock band, formed in London, United Kingdom, when former Luxembourg schoolmates Brian Molko
and Stefan Olsdal
- who never actually spoke to each other at the time - met by accident at South Kensington train station in 1994.