The War on Drugs

Watch the War On Drugs Perform “In Chains” on Late Night With Seth Meyers

The War On Drugs made a stop on Late Night With Seth Meyers to perform "In Chains" from last year's acclaimed A Deeper Understanding. A long,…
Israel Daramola / April 10, 2018

Watch The War on Drugs and Craig Finn Cover Warren Zevon’s “Accidentally Like a Martyr”

The War on Drugs released their gauzy take on the 1978 Warren Zevon classic "Accidentally Like a Martyr" for Spotify Sessions last year. Last night…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 9, 2018

The War on Drugs Announce New 2018 Tour Dates

On the heels of their first Grammy win for Best Rock Album for A Deeper Understanding, the War on Drugs have announced a string of new…
Arielle Gordon / January 31, 2018

Primavera Sound 2018 Lineup Announced: Lorde, Björk, Arctic Monkeys and More

Primavera Sound, the early-summer festival based in Barcelona, has announced its full lineup for this year. The year's biggest and most notable performers include Lorde, Björk, Arctic Monkeys…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 29, 2018

Grammys 2018: War on Drugs Win Best Rock Album for A Deeper Understanding

In a presentation before the 60th annual Grammy Awards telecast on Sunday, the War on Drugs were awarded Best Rock Album for their fourth full-length A Deeper Understanding. It…
Andy Cush / January 28, 2018

Watch the War on Drugs Play Their #1 Hit on the Tonight Show

After becoming first-time Grammy nominees last month, the War On Drugs enjoyed another bit of validation from the music industry establishment this month when A Deeper Understanding single "Pain" went…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / January 23, 2018

The War on Drugs Score First No. 1 Song on a Rock Chart With “Pain”

The War on Drugs notches their first No. 1 on any Billboard chart, as "Pain," the second single from 2017's A Deeper Understanding, rises 2-1 on the Adult Alternative Songs airplay…
Kevin Rutherford, Billboard / January 18, 2018

50 Best Albums of 2017

Tuning into the media often felt nightmarish this year, whether you got your news from the morning paper or the sleepless churn of Facebook and…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2017

Video: The War On Drugs – “Nothing To Find”

Philly rockers The War On Drugs have debuted the video for "Nothing To Find," from their August release A Deeper Understanding. The six minute clip starts with Sophia…
Liz Cantrell / October 24, 2017

Watch the War on Drugs Cover Neil Young at Toronto’s Massey Hall

Neil Young has a rich past with Massey Hall. In 1971, when Young was a newly minted folk rock star who'd done time in American bands…
Andy Cush / October 23, 2017

Watch the War on Drugs Cover Tom Petty’s “Time To Move On”

The War on Drugs are a band steeped in Americana sounds, so it makes sense they'd join the chorus of artists who've performed in-concert covers…
Brian Josephs / October 6, 2017

The “Cash Me Outside” Girl Is Now Label Mates With the War on Drugs

Today comes the news that Danielle Bregoli, aka the viral "Cash Me Outside" girl, has signed a record label with Atlantic. TMZ says the label…
Jeremy Gordon / September 15, 2017

Review: The War on Drugs Prove They Should Be the World’s Biggest Band on the Expansive A Deeper Understanding

"They should be gigantic," major label kingmaker Jimmy Iovine once famously said about The War on Drugs, a band that is actually a single 38-year-old…
Jordan Sargent / August 28, 2017

Stream The War On Drugs’ New Album A Deeper Understanding

After making the album available for an exclusive 24-hour streaming window on their website yesterday, the War on Drugs' terrific new album A Deeper Understanding…
Rob Arcand / August 24, 2017

The War on Drugs’ New Album A Deeper Understanding Is Streaming Now for 24 Hours

Ahead of its August 25th release date, the War on Drugs are streaming their new album A Deeper Understanding on their website for the next…
Taylor Berman / August 23, 2017
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