by Doug Moore

Drugs of Faith at Death By Audio in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)

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Washington, D.C.'s Drugs of Faith (featuring Rich Johnson of Agoraphobic Nosebleed) are one of my favorite grind(ish) bands in the game right now, and one of the most underrated. We've got a new song -- "Insanity," from the band's upcoming 1-sided LP Architectural Failures -- and its accompanying video streaming over at Invisible Oranges. From our writeup:

"Judging strictly by the quality of Drugs of Faith's music, they should have a much larger following than they do. Their amalgam of grind, noise rock, and hardcore is both extremely caustic and fun to listen to, which is a rare combination...."Insanity" is pretty much more of the same approach that Drugs of Faith took on Corroded. That's a good thing -- the gravelly rhythm section pushes Johnson's exuberantly nasty guitar work forward at a fast trot for most of the song, before exploding into a frenetic blast at a crucial moment."

Read the whole writeup over at IO.

Stream the "Insanity" vid and check out its cover art below. Architectural Failures will come out via Malokul in early/mid-November. No tour dates have been announced yet, but some are evidently in the works; given Drugs of Faith's tendency to play mostly East Coast dates, I'm hoping for an NYC appearance.

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Drugs of Faith - "Insanity" Official Video

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