The War on Drugs

Video: The War on Drugs – “Pain”

A few days before the release of A Deeper Understanding, the War on Drugs have released the video of the album's expansive standout "Pain." The new…
Brian Josephs / August 21, 2017

The War on Drugs – “Up All Night”

The War on Drugs have released a fifth song from their upcoming fourth album (and major-label debut) A Deeper Understanding. "Up All Night" is glossy…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 15, 2017

Watch The War on Drugs Perform “Pain” on Kimmel

The War on Drugs were the musical guests on Wednesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Adam Granduciel-led group performed their excellent new single…
Taylor Berman / August 10, 2017

The War On Drugs – “Accidentally Like A Martyr” (Warren Zevon Cover)

Adam Granduciel's rollout of his hotly anticipated new album as The War On Drugs continues, today with a cover of Warren Zevon staple "Accidentally Like…
Dale Eisinger / August 9, 2017

The War on Drugs – “Pain”

With three weeks to go before the release of A Deeper Understanding, the War on Drugs have dropped new album cut "Pain." The band debuted the adventurous new song…
Brian Josephs / August 4, 2017

Watch War On Drugs Play New Song “Pain” During WTMD Acoustic Set

The War On Drugs have a new album, A Deeper Understanding, coming out next month, and so far we’ve heard "Thinking Of A Place," "Holding On,"
James Rettig, Stereogum / July 28, 2017

The War on Drugs’ “Strangest Thing” Is a Wistful, Excellent Summer Jam

A Deeper Understanding, the fourth album from Philly's beloved War on Drugs, arrives August 25. The timing is perfect. This is when summer begins its slow dissolve. You've…
Andy Cush / July 19, 2017

The War on Drugs – “Strangest Thing”

The War on Drugs are gearing up for the release of their latest album A Deeper Understanding on August 25, and they've just shared a new song,…
Anna Gaca / July 18, 2017

Video: The War on Drugs – “Holding On”

The War on Drugs have released a new video for "Holding On." Directed by Brett Haley, the six-and-a-half-minute clip follows a working-class man (played by Frankie…
Brian Josephs / June 13, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

Watch the War on Drugs Play a Four-Guitar Version Of “Holding On” on Colbert

Last week, the War On Drugs announced the details of their next album A Deeper Understanding, and they also shared the lovely new single "Holding…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 6, 2017

The War On Drugs Find a New Spingsteen High on “Holding On”

Three years after 2014's standout Lost in the Dream, Philadelphia favorites The War On Drugs are looking for new terrain. Spinning classic riffs into a melancholic…
Rob Arcand / June 1, 2017

The War on Drugs Announce New Album A Deeper Understanding, Release “Holding On”

The War on Drugs have announced their new album A Deeper Understanding, the follow-up to 2014's Lost in the Dream. They've also released a new song called…
Jeremy Gordon / June 1, 2017

The War on Drugs Announce U.S., European Tour Dates

Philadelphia indie rock outfit The War on Drugs announced a fall tour that criss-crosses both American and Europe. The dates come on the heels of…
Emma May / April 28, 2017

The War on Drugs – “Thinking of a Place”

A few days after teasing some new music, the War on Drugs have returned with a new song. "Thinking of a Place" is being released…
Jeremy Gordon / April 21, 2017
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