Bing Search

The War on Drugs

The War on Drugs
Formed: 2005 in Philadelphia, PA
User rating: 
0 Rating
Rate this artist:
Group Members: David Hartley, Kurt Vile, Adam Granduciel, Charlie Hall, Kyle Lloyd
Biography: Mixing the grand-scale guitar attack of Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine with a melodic sense and lyrical perspective that recalls Bob Dylan roaring down Highway 61, Philadelphia's the War on Drugs are the creation of a pair of Dylan fans, Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile, who met at a party in 2003. ...Read full biography
Lost in the Dream
Released: 2014
Label: Secretly Canadian
Critics' Rating:
When Philadelphia-based purveyors of stripped-down, haunted rock perfection the War on Drugs came on the scene with their 2008 debut, Wagonwheel Blues, their sound perked up the ears of a new generation ...Read full review
Slave Ambient
Released: 2011
Label: Secretly Canadian
Critics' Rating:
On their third album, the War on Drugs essentially continue to stake out their own particular patch of ground in 21st century rock & roll with an indie bent, nodding in equal parts toward older traditions ...Read full review
More The War on Drugs albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (2)
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans