Posts tagged "The War on Drugs"

The War on Drugs Don’t Fall ‘Under the Pressure’ on ‘Kimmel’

The War on Drugs took the fight to Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. The Philadelphia band, fresh off of their Coachella…
By: James Grebey / April 14, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Metallica, the War on Drugs, and More

The lineup for this year's Lollapalooza festival has been announced and Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine, and Sam Smith are headlining…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 25, 2015

Q&A: Robert Christgau on His Memoir ‘Going Into the City’ and Not Loving the War on Drugs

Talking to Robert Christgau is an experience unlike any other — unless you know of any other septuagenarians who are fully capable of discussing the…
By: Dan Weiss / February 24, 2015

The War on Drugs Play ‘An Ocean in Between the Waves’ on ‘the Tonight Show’

If you happened to be channel surfing last night, you might've taken a dip into "An Ocean in Between the Waves." The War on Drugs,…
By: James Grebey / January 7, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we're looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We've already counted down the…
By: SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014

The War on Drugs Light Up ‘Conan’ With ‘Burning’ Performance

The War On Drugs have been in the news a lot recently because of Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek's apparent vendetta against them,…
By: James Grebey / October 31, 2014

Mark Kozelek’s Feud With the War On Drugs Continues (to Be Stupid)

And the long-running, mostly one-sided feud between Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek and the War On Drugs rages on. Kozelek has now taken comments that WOD…
By: James Grebey / October 29, 2014

The War on Drugs Get ‘Tangled Up’ in Bob Dylan Cover

Taking time out of their busy "feud" with Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek, the War on Drugs have recently introduced an exuberant cover of…
By: Brennan Carley / October 7, 2014

Listen and Read the Lyrics to Mark Kozelek’s ‘War on Drugs, Suck My Cock’

The year's most unexpected musical feud took yet another turn for the preposterous last night with the release of "War on Drugs: Suck My Cock,"…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 7, 2014

Mark Kozelek Challenges the War on Drugs to ‘Have a Sense of Humor’ Onstage

He may have created the year's most dolorous, heavy-handed album, but don't ever let 'em tell you that Mark Kozelek can't have…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 1, 2014

War on Drugs’ New Video Is a Dazzling, Narcotic Mess

When SPIN dubbed the War on Drugs' latest album, Lost in the Dream, an Essential listen, writer David Menconi described the record a…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 20, 2014

The War on Drugs Have ‘Red Eyes’ on ‘Letterman’

The War on Drugs released their essential Lost in the Dream back in March and they haven't slowed down since. Ahead of a…
By: Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

My Morning Jacket Bring Back Cancun Concert Series, One Big Holiday

For the second year in a row, My Morning Jacket are inviting fans to escape the winter freeze and warm up with some folk-fueled rock…
By: Colin Stutz / June 19, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches it…
By: SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Purling Hiss Unearth Their Scuzzy, Lovesick Roots on ‘Dizzy Polizzy’

Within Philadelphia exists a rotating cast of songwriters, friends and collaborators, all aboard a rock and roll freak train. These include Kurt Vile and hi…
By: Paula Mejia / April 24, 2014

Torres, Sharon Van Etten, the War On Drugs, and More Team for ‘New Skin’

Singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott, formally known as Torres, ropes in some impressive names for her latest haunting folksy missive, "New Skin." The guest list…
By: John Surico / April 23, 2014

Watch War on Drugs Cover John Lennon With Jim James

Just last week, we brought you audio of the War on Drugs covering John Lennon's "Mind Games" at a New York City show. O…
By: Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

Watch War on Drugs Perform Most of ‘Lost in the Dream’ Album

The War on Drugs are set to release their SPIN Essential third album Lost in the Dream this week, and to celebrate the occasion,…
By: Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, and More

Liven up the work week by streaming new releases from Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, Ana Tijoux, and more. They're…
By: Cynthia Orgel / March 12, 2014

The War on Drugs Conjure a Gorgeous, Wide-Open Claustrophobia on ‘Lost in the Dream’

To deduce the overarching themes of this Philadelphia band's third album, just scan the track list, which almost reads like a cry for help, give…
By: David Menconi / March 11, 2014
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