War on Drugs was recently awarded a Grammy for Best Rock Album for their fourth full-length album, A Deeper Understanding. This was the first ever Grammy nomination for the band and went as far as to beat out entries from Metallica, Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age and Nothing More. Their song, “Pain”, also hit the top of the Adult Alternative Songs chart in January, another first for the band.
Right on the heels of their Grammy win, the band announced the dates of their world tour. They recently played in Australia before returning to America on April 11th at Las Vegas’s Brooklyn Bowl and continued on to Coachella, Shaky Knees, and Panorama. The band will also be heading to Europe where they will play at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival ending in Hannover, DE at Capitol on August 21st.
War on Drugs’ will be seen next at Coachella, Indio, CA on April 20.