The War on Drugs

Formed 2003.
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The War On Drugs - Interview with Marc Riley

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Biography

The War on Drugs is an American indie rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formed in 2005. The band consists of Adam Granduciel (vocals, guitar), David Hartley (bass, guitar), Robbie Bennett (keyboards, guitar) and Patrick Berkery (drums).

Founded by close collaborators Granduciel and Kurt Vile, The War on Drugs released their debut studio album, Wagonwheel Blues, in 2008. Vile departed shortly after its release to focus on his solo career.

The band's second studio album Slave Ambient was released in 2011 to critical acclaim and extensive touring. A third album, Lost in the Dream, was released in March 2014.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Slave Ambient

    Slave Ambient 2011

    Reviewed by Lou Thomas
    A jumble of styles, but delivered with great heart and plenty of memorable tunes.