Placebo: alt rock from Molko and friends at Villafranca CastleSummer in Verona is thronging with music throughout the province. With a programme of first class acts, Villafranca Castle gives life to an exuberant festival which crosses genres and generations, with 6 unmissable dates ranging from rock to jazz, from international superstars to the greatest Italian names of both today and yesterday, with a theatrical interval with the laughter of Punto Zelig. The opening date, and probalby the most eagerly-awaited, sees the only Italian appearance of the new tour of Brian Molko's group Placebo. Promoting their new albumBattle of the sun, the tour witnesses the rebirth of the group, not least owing to the new member, drummer Steve Hewitt, but also showing their emergence from the dark days of the Meds tour. A unique occassion to see this vibrant gruop, in the breathtaking scenery of the castle of Villafranca.