The band was formed in late 2009/early 2010, after Craig Owens was kicked out of Chiodos. The band's members were announced in several YouTube video updates on Craig Owens' official YouTube page. The band's members include vocalist Craig Owens (ex-Chiodos), drummer Aaron Stern (Matchbook Romance), guitarist/vocalist Nick Martin (Underminded), guitarist/vocalist Matt Good (From First to Last), and bassist Adam Russell (Story of the Year).
Self-titled debut album (2010–present)
On November 11, 2010, D.R.U.G.S. released their first song, "If You Think This Song Is About You, It Probably Is." On December 6, 2010, they released their second song, "Mr. Owl Ate My Metal Worm." This was followed by "Sex Life", released on January 18, 2011, which is the first single from the album.
On January 31, 2011, D.R.U.G.S. released their fourth song off of their self-titled album, "My Swagger Has a First Name" to all those who pre-ordered the album. The band's debut self-titled album was given a release date of February 22, 2011, through Decaydance/Sire Records.
The band is headlining a 7-date tour of the UK between March 4–10, 2011, and is set to headline the Alternative Press Tour with Black Veil Brides and supporting acts VersaEmerge and I See Stars, between March 18–April 29, 2011.