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Primavera’s Expansive 2018 Lineup Proved Festivals Can Still Be Exhilarating

"Welcome to the best festival in the world," Adam Granduciel said shortly into the War On Drugs' set at Barcelona's Primavera Sound. It was Thursday…
Ryan Leas | June 3, 2018 - 1:37 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best War On Drugs Songs

Ten years ago this June, the War On Drugs released their debut album Wagonwheel Blues. At that point, nobody could’ve expected what would eventually happen…
Ryan Leas | January 30, 2018 - 10:47 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

More The War On Drugs stories

The War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel Talks About His Fender Jazzmaster

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Fender's iconic Jazzmaster guitar, musicians are sharing their stories and experiences for the "Offset Guitars" video series. My Bloody…
Julia Gray | August 29, 2018 - 4:07 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Unchain “In Chains” On Seth Meyers

The War On Drugs are very popular with the late-night talk show bookers, who clearly have a thing for beer commercial lead guitar shit. Adam…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2018 - 9:33 am

Watch The War On Drugs Cover Warren Zevon With Craig Finn In Brooklyn

The War On Drugs and the Hold Steady are two bands that have strong relationships with classic rock. Both bands take old sounds and twist…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2018 - 8:45 am

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
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2018 - 9:20 am

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Taylor Swift's "...Ready For It?" is a pretty bad video, and it's not even bad in the ways that you would expect a Taylor Swift…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 12:36 pm

The War On Drugs – “Nothing To Find” Video

The War On Drugs released their dizzily great major-label debut A Deeper Understanding back in August, and they've already shared great videos for its tracks…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2017 - 9:36 am

Watch The War On Drugs Cover Neil Young In Toronto

Last night, for the first time in 30 years, there was no Bridge School Benefit concert organized by Neil and Pegi Young. But the War…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2017 - 3:45 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Cover Tom Petty In LA

Add the War On Drugs to the pile of obvious Tom Petty descendants paying tribute to the late legend in concert. Adam Granduciel seems like…
Chris DeVille | October 6, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Debut A Deeper Understanding Songs At Maine Tour Opener

The War On Drugs kicked off their world tour in support of A Deeper Understanding at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine last night. The…
Julia Gray | September 19, 2017 - 4:44 pm

Hear The War On Drugs’ Adam Granduciel Talk A Deeper Understanding On Gear Club Podcast

The War On Drugs just released their monumental new album A Deeper Understanding. And if you really desire a deeper understanding, you can hear WOD…
Peter Helman | September 2, 2017 - 1:37 pm
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