Hometown: Harrisburg, PA (USA)


Placeholder originally formed under the moniker Coastal in March 2011. After playing together in various bands in the past, the band quickly bonded and began writing/recording. The band's first demo/EP, Demonstration, was released in the Summer of 2011. Placeholder quickly entered the studio in the Fall to record their debut fullâ€"length. Titled Nothing Is Pure, and released in December of 2011, Placeholder made a giant splash on their proper debut.

Staying busy, the band followed their debut LP up with the 2012 EP, Thought I Would Have Been Somebody By Now, once again delivering on the promise of their earlier releases. The band strikes a chord with their heavy and melodic brand of songwriting. Playing emotionally intense postâ€"hardcore, Placeholder echo modern bands such as Balance & Composure and Polar Bear Club while paying homage to their past influences. Mature, focused and full of determination, Placeholder leave quite the impression.


Placeholder / Such Gold Wax Packs #8 [7-inch]

Placeholder / Such Gold

Wax Packs #8 [7-inch] (2014)

Secret Audio Club

Placeholder I Don't Need Forgiveness


I Don't Need Forgiveness (2013)

Black Numbers

Placeholder Thought I Would Have Been Somebody By Now


Thought I Would Have Been Somebody By Now (2012)

Broken Rim

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