Placeholder breaking up, playing farewell show
Placeholder at BV-SXSW 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Lancaster, PA punks Placeholder are calling it quits after the release of their split with Sleeping Weather and one more hometown show later this month. The band writes:
Three years, two LPs, an EP and two splits. Three years worth of DIY tours, two vans and a score of rental cars. Finally, we have decided to pull the plug on this band. We started this band after I graduated college and never thought we'd ever have a record out or play anywhere outside of Pennsylvania. It's seriously been a trip playing shows across the country for a few years. I'm eternally thankful to all of our friends that spent money to release our music on their labels and I don't know what our impact has been on anyone but, I just want to say thanks if it has meant something to you. Our split with Sleeping Weather will still be released on Escapist Records and there is one song you haven't heard yet (it's good). We will be playing our final show on December 27, 2014 in Lancaster, PA. More details to follow. Thanks for letting me feel cool for 20 minutes a night.
We first profiled the band around the release of their 2013 LP (which is recommended if you haven't heard it), and they played two BV shows this year, including our SXSW showcase and one in Brooklyn.
Stream a track from the upcoming split below...
Placeholder - "Weird Place"