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3 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Northside Festival lineup additions (The War on Drugs, Beirut,...

There have since been new additions to the schedule, including two big outdoor, all ages shows at the 6000-capacity 50 Kent .


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Now Toronto

The War on Drugs at the Horseshoe

The best concerts are when the love between band and fans is mutual, as was the case on Monday night the first of two intimate sold-out War on Drugs shows.


Mon Apr 14, 2014


The War on Drugs at Town Ballroom - PHOTOS

The full sounds lead guitarist and singer Adam Granduciel was able to produce were simply mesmerizing.


Sat Apr 12, 2014


The War on Drugs announce UK tour dates

The War On Drugs have announced a string of UK tour dates for this winter. The Philadelphia quartet are set to play five dates across the country n November, starting off in Liverpool on November 4 and ending in Glasgow on November 8. Tickets are on sale now and the full list of dates is as follows: Liverpool, O2 Academy London, Roundhouse Bristol, ... (more)


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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Kos

The War on Drugs in Afghanistan?

Many Americans are aware of America's "War on Drugs." However, when the average American thinks of the nation's drug war, images of drug cartels, cross-border smuggling, and Latin America flash by.


Related Topix: Drugs, Asia, Afghanistan, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tucson Weekly

The War on Drugs Delivers the Goods at Congress

Fans of smart, hard hitting and emotionally unguarded pop-rock had a mid-week treat on Tuesday, April 8, when The War on Drugs stopped at Club Congress on tour behind its buzz-busting new record Lost in a Dream.


Related Topix: The Drugs, Pop/Rock

Hollywood Reporter

The War on Drugs' Adam Raises Cain: Concert Review

Philadelphia dream-rockers triumph as guitarist Granduciel shreds, channeling Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia and Mark Knopfler with revved-up punk intensity.


Related Topix: Drugs, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Entertainment, Music

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Live Music Blog

Photo Recap: The War on Drugs + White Laces @ The Independent, SF 4/1/14

The War on Drugs recently released a new album called Lost In The Dream which has been on heavy rotation here at LIVE HQ.


WNYC-AM New York

The War On Drugs

His band's new album is called Lost in the Dream , but The War on Drugs ' Adam Granduciel sounds like he's just woken up from one.



The War On Drugs and Sun Kil Moon lead Green Man line-up additions

The War On Drugs , Sun Kil Moon and Animal Collective member Panda Bear lead the new acts confirmed for the festival today .


Tue Apr 08, 2014


Kurt Vile and The Violators to Play Capitol Theatre, 5/31

CapLive and the historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in downtown York welcome Kurt Vile and The Violators to the Capitol Theatre on Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 p.m. Kurt Vile is the newest addition to CapLive's eclectic 2013-14 season lineup of nationally-known acts and up-and-coming performers.


Related Topix: Kurt Vile, York, PA

The Plain Dealer

Dax Riggs, Mates Of State, The Men, The War On Drugs: 4 Must-See Cleveland Weekend Shows

St. Vincent may have postponed her April 10 show at the House of Blues to September 25, but these 4 shows are certainly more-than-suitable replacements.


Related Topix: Dax Riggs, Music, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Wave

The War on Drugs impressive at the Troubadour

There isn't a narrative that explains the War on Drugs' relative success, as there isn't a trend that the Philadelphia band fits into, as was the case last year with former bandmate Kurt Vile and his acclaimed album Wakin on a Pretty Daze .


Mon Mar 31, 2014


This Week in Live Music: Fitz and the Tantrums, War on Drugs, Dan Croll, and More

Making summer festival plans? Yes, Coachella is right around the bend, but remember there's so much more to be had around the country: Governor's Ball in NYC , Jazz Fest in New Orleans , Lollapalooza in Chicago and, of course, Bonnaroo in the middle of nowhere, Tennessee .


Related Topix: Drugs, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel


Jim James Guests With War On Drugs In Portland

The War On Drugs performed at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR last night; where My Morning Jacket front man Jim James helped out on the first song of the Philadelphia-based band's encore.


Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: The War on Drugs, the Black Lips, Percee P, Jupe Jupe and Newaxeyes

Pennsylvania's the War on Drugs can no longer boast having guitarist Kurt Vile as part of their lineup, but the current four-person roster led by vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Adam Granduciel still crafts well-written rock songs that often blur the lines between shoegaze-y indie and twangy Americana.


Vancouver Courier

Picks of the Week: March 28 - April 1, 2014

Longwave, Lionel Baier's screwball comedy about two mismatched Swiss radio reporters who chance upon Portugal's 1974 revolution is at the Cinematheque as part of DiverCine 2014.


Thu Mar 27, 2014

Seattle Times

The War on Drugs’ retro-futurist rock | Concert preview

From songwriting savants to psych-pop troupes , punk stalwarts and noisy newcomers , Philadelphia's music scene - at least from afar - seems to be having a moment.


Related Topix: Death-Metal, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA), Greenlake (Seattle, WA)


Musical Prozac: Cody Simpson, the Black Keys, and More

These days Cody Simpson is a pretty busy guy. Between busting out tangos on Dancing with the Stars, he somehow found the time to release his latest song "Surfboard."


Related Topix: The Black Keys, Blues, Pop/Rock

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The News Journal

The War on Drugs lead at Rainbow

Each week, Rainbow Records 368-7738) provides a list of the top-selling albums from the past week, providing a glimpse Each week, Rainbow Records 368-7738) provides a list of the top-selling albums from the past week, providing a glimpse of its customers' preferences.


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