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Drugs of Faith

Formed: 2001
From: United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Drugs of Faith News

Below is our complete Drugs of Faith news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Drugs Of Faith Streaming Full New EP

Northern Virginia-based squad Drugs Of Faith is preparing to unload a latest batch of audio attrition in the form of "Architectural Failures," a brand new four-track EP set for release next week.

Now you can hear all four tracks in the player below, courtesy of Cvltnation.com. The following press release was also issued about the EP:

"Segueing the gap between 2011's Corroded full-length and their next LP, due to see release sometime in 2014, Architectural Failures serves four new tracks that bear some of Drugs of Faith's most potent material yet.

"Here, their rocked-out grindcore fusion incorporates more abstract and caustic riff/tone exploration within the patented mid-paced scathe their diehard audience has ravenously come to anticipate with their expanding discography. Recorded at Developing Nations with Kevin Bernsten (Full Of Hell, Inter Arma, Ilsa, Coke Bust) and mastered by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed), Architectural Failures will see release this Tuesday, November 26th."

The previously posted music video for "Insanity" can also be viewed at this location. More...

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Drugs Of Faith Posts Music Video

A new music video is now available for "Insanity," which is one of the four new songs hailing from the upcoming "Architectural Failures" 12" EP, the new release from Northern Virginia trio Drugs of Faith.

Witness the "Insanity" video in the player below, thanks to Invisible Oranges.

The "Architectural Failures" EP was captured with a crushing metallic production courtesy of the sessions at Developing Nations with Kevin Bernsten (Full Of Hell, Inter Arma, Ilsa, Coke Bust) and final mastering by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed). The EP will see release in mid-November as a one-sided 12" limited to 300 copies with a digital download via Malokul, the DIY label started by D.C. act Disciples of Christ.

Stay tuned for more tunes from "Architectural Failures" and new DOF tour actions to be proclaimed in the coming weeks. More...

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Drugs Of Faith To Release New EP

Northern Virginia-based trio Drugs of Faith has completed the final stages of an upcoming new EP to be released late this Autumn.

The first new recordings to emerge since 2011's "Corroded" album, Drugs of Faith let loose with four brand new tracks on the freshly finished "Architectural Failures" EP. The following press release was issued about the band:

"The band's patented rocked-out grindcore approach here shows some brutally awesome dissonant tones and more expansive dimensions with a crushing metallic production courtesy of the sessions at Developing Nations with Kevin Bernsten (Full Of Hell, Inter Arma, Ilsa, Coke Bust) and final mastering by Scott Hull (Pig Destroyer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed). Architectural Failures will see release in late November as a one-sided 12" limited to 300 copies with a digital download via Malokul, the DIY label started by D.C. act Disciples of Christ.

"Coming from co-founder Richard Johnson (Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Enemy Soil), Drugs of Faith has endured since 2003, with a plethora of releases out via Poland's Selfmadegod Records amidst several demos and compilation spots including Relapse Records' This Comp Kills Fascists Vol.2. And simply put, they fucking shred. Following recent live actions including this year's Macrock conference in Virginia followed by a spot on the Philadelphia date of this year's Decibel Magazine Tour with Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death and Immolation, Drugs of Faith will again take to the streets with updates to be announced in the weeks ahead."

The track listing is as follows:

1. The Incumbent
2. Insanity
3. Paper Trails
4. Placing Bets More...

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Drugs Of Faith Gearing Up To Hit The Studio

Northern Virginia’s grind/rock faction Drugs of Faith has confirmed the trio’s pending reentry into the studio this Spring.

With the material for a new to-be-named EP in the final stages of construction, the band will barricade itself into Developing Nations this April, where the raging 2011-released "Corroded" LP was created, once again with producer Kevin Bernsten.

A quick release between the "Corroded" album and a next pending LP, both through Poland’s Selfmadegod Records, this new EP will be released on Malokul -- the DIY label started by D.C. act Disciples of Christ -- as a one-sided 12" with a digital download card. More...

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Drugs Of Faith Announces New Live Shows

Northern Virginia-based grind/rock trio Drugs of Fiath has confirmed a live assault on the Northeastern quadrant of the country later this month. Running from September 20th through 23rd, the tour will charge through Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh. and Richmond alongside Philly grinders Drones For Queens.

Following-up the "Corroded" full-length, released last year on Selfmadegod Records, Drugs of Faith has also confirmed that the construction of a next release has begun. The band completed the writing process on three new tracks, and has segments fro others falling into place. Stay tuned for further updates,

9/20/2012 JR's – Philadelphia, PA
9/21/2012 Tobacco Road – New York, NY
9/22/2012 The Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA
9/23/2012 Strange Matter – Richmond, VA

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Drugs Of Faith Streaming Track From New Album

The release of Drugs of Faith's debut full-length "Corroded" will occur later this month, and now National Public Radio's All Songs Considered blog is hosting the public premiere of "Hidden Costs," the fourth track from the upcoming album. You can check out the song at this location.

Virginia-based trio Drugs of Faith will release the "Corroded" album via Selfmadegod Records on February 22nd. The album was recorded at Developing Nations in Baltimore with Kevin Bernsten at the helm, and mastered by Scott Hull of Pig Destroyer/Agoraphobic Nosebleed. "Corroded" also features a guest contribution from Pig Destroyer’s JR Hayes on a cover of His Hero Is Gone's "Hinges" anthem.

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Drugs Of Faith Announces New Album Details

Virginia's Drugs of Faith is set to release the debut full-length album "Corroded" in February, 2011 through Selfmadegod Records. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Grayed Out
2. Foreign Climates
3. Race to the End
4. Hidden Costs
5. Giveaway
6. Anemic
7. Vignette
8. No We Can't
9. Untitled
10. Checkers
11. Sight Unseen
12. Farewell Kiss
13. Hinges
14. The Age of Reason

"Corroded" was recorded at Developing Nations in Baltimore with Kevin Bernsten at the helm, and mastered by Scott Hull of Pig Destroyer/Agoraphobic Nosebleed. The album also features guest contributions from Pig Destroyer’s JR Hayes on a cover of His Hero Is Gone's "Hinges" anthem. The band also filmed a video for Corroded’s opening track "Grayed Out" with Dave Cardoso/Handshake Inc., which will be unleashed next week.

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Drugs Of Faith Splits With Bassist

Virginia based grind and roll act Drugs of Faith has checked in with the following brief update about parting ways with the band's bassist and seeking a replacement:

"So we're down a bass player, as some of you might have heard, and are looking for a replacement. We practice in Northern Virginia. If you think you gots what it takes, please get in touch and we'll discuss. Thank you."

You can also hear Drugs of Faith songs available for streaming through this location.

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Drugs Of Faith Issues Album Update

Virginia's Drugs of Faith has checked in with the following brief update about the progress on the band's debut album:

"New album mixing completed on full-length album. Our 13-song debut album has passed the mixing phase at Developing Nations studio in Baltimore, Maryland. Kevin Bernsten did an excellent job recording us, and now the record goes to Scott Hull at Visceral Sound for mastering."

You can also check out Drugs of Faith's music through the band's MySpace page or catch them live on the following dates:

7/17 2010 Golden West Cafe Baltimore, MD
7/18 2010 Black Cat Washington, DC
8/20 2010 Sidebar Tavern Baltimore, MD
9/4 2010 Barclay House Baltimore, MD

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Drugs Of Faith Recording New Album

Virginia based metallers Drugs of Faith have announced they will be heading into the Developing Nations studio in May with Kevin Bernsten to record thirteen new tracks for an upcoming full-length record. The as-yet-untitled album will be released via Selfmadegod Records. Further details on a release date and track listing will be announced as they are made available. You can also currently hear sample Drugs of Faith tracks via the band's MySpace page.

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Drugs Of Faith To Record New Album

SelfMadeGod Records has issued the following update about Drugs of Faith recording a new full-length album:

"Ever since the release of the debut, eponymous mini-album in 2007, fans and press have been asking when Drugs of Faith is going to record a full-length record. That recording has finally been scheduled, for May 2010, at Developing Nations in Baltimore, Maryland, with Kevin Bernsten (of grindcore band Triac) at the helm.

"The as-yet-untitled first full-length record for the band, to be released by Selfmadegod Records out of Poland, will feature the grind ‘n’ roll sound the group is known for, as well as lyrics covering social and political subjects they continue to feel strongly about. This will be the first recording for the band since turning in their tracks to Relapse Records for This Comp Kills Fascists Vol. 2."

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Maryland Deathfest Announces 2 Replacement Bands

Maryland Deathfest has announced Cephalic Carnage and Cattle Decapitation as replacements for Enslaved, Keep of Kalessin, and Swallow The Sun, whose North American tour together was scrapped. One more band will be announced before January 1st.

Maryland Deathfest VII will take place on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD. Tickets are currently on sale.

Here is a curre?nt list of confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Maryland Deathfest Confirms More Bands

More bands were recently confirmed for Maryland Deathfest VII. Just announced to appear at MDF 2009 are:

Bolt Thrower
Enslaved
Marduk
Absu
Victims
Swallow the Sun
Birdflesh
The Red Chord
Rotten Sound
Keep of Kalessin
Devourment
Trap Them
Catheter
Agenda of Swine
Pretty Little Flower
Complete Failure
Hero Destroyed

Bolt Thrower has released this bit of news regarding their first trip to the USA in 14 years:

"Due to the fact that we are not real festival lovers or great fans of flying, the chances of us ever coming to the States for a one-off show was always very small. But after years of relentless emails from Ryan we've finally given in. It's hard to believe that it's been 14 years since we last played in the US, so we are very happy to announce that we are finally coming back. Bolt Thrower will be playing Maryland Deathfest VII, on May 22-24, 2009, at Sonar, Baltimore, MD."

A few more bands were exected to be included in this announcement, but the organizers are still working on the details. Therefore, another announcement is expected with even more band confirmations in the near future, as they wrap up the booking process for Maryland Deathfest 2009

Tickets will definitely go on sale on Friday, November 7th.

Here is a full list of currently confirmed bands for Maryland Deathfest 2009: More...

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Antigama And Drugs Of Faith Team For Split CD

Antigama from Warsaw, Poland and Drugs Of Faith from Virginia, USA team up for a split disc inspired by the Napalm Death / Coalesce split, In Tongues We Speak. Following in the footsteps of that bi-national split of grindcore and hardcore, Selfmadegod Records from Poland is poised to release the Antigama / Drugs Of Faith split 3"CD on an eager world audience.

The three songs representing Antigama's share of the CD are the last ones that the band is issuing before the awaited Relapse debut full-length, Resonance, which, as Relapse describes on its website, is "certain to drive the listener to frenzied extremes never before experienced." Antigama turns in two original songs packed full of its trademark sound and a cover of a classic Goblin song.

As for Drugs Of Faith, this power-trio delivers three new tracks that offer a taste of what the future full-length on Selfmadegod is shaping up to resemble. The band has new surprises up its sleeve, having churned out spanking new material for this team up with Antigama that takes its sound further down the road hinted at with the self-titled mini-album, both musically and lyrically.

Not content to have two bands from the same obvious genres or sharing the same influences go head to head on a split, as often happens, Antigama and Drugs Of Faith's individual sounds play against each other, resulting in a jolt for the listener as the tracks alternate between the two bands on Selfmadegod's latest release. With Antigama awaiting the arrival of its Relapse full-length and Drugs Of Faith supporting the LP version of its mini-album (which features two bonus tracks), the split 3"CD should be a must for fans of either or both groups.

An old hand at steering grindcore in the studio, Szymon Czech (Nyia, Third Degree, Antigama), has mastered this double-barrel disc due on March 26 2007.

The track listing for the Split CD is as follows:

1. Antigama - Herd
2. Drugs Of Faith - Churchianity
3. Antigama - Gift
4. Drugs Of Faith - Memoranda
5. Antigama - Zombi
6. Drugs Of Faith - Phantom

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Pig Destroyer Announce DC Show

PIG DESTROYER have lined up a show at The Warehouse Next Door in Washington, DC for February 17th. Also performing will be BATTLETORN, DRUGS OF FAITH, and PROWLER.

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