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Afghan Whigs – “You Want Love” (Pleasure Club Cover)

Afghan Whigs' new single is a cover song recorded in tribute to the band's late guitarist Dave Rosser, who died last month following a battle with cancer. "You…
Anna Gaca / July 26, 2017

Watch The New Orleans Jazz Funeral For Afghan Whigs Guitarist Dave Rosser

The New Orleans jazz funeral is a great American tradition: A goodbye set to jubilant jazz, to celebrate the life of the person who just…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / July 7, 2017

Afghan Whigs Guitarist Dave Rosser Dead at 50

Dave Rosser, guitarist for The Afghan Whigs, passed away last night, according to a statement on the band's Facebook page. He was 50 years old.
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 28, 2017

Voodoo Fest Lineup Announced: Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar, the Killers, LCD Soundsystem, and More

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, the annual 3-day music festival based in New Orleans, has just announced its 2017 lineup. The headliners include Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters,…
Rob Arcand / June 6, 2017

Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli Talks New Album In Spades and Why He Knew Trump Was Going to Win

Greg Dulli killed Emo Nite LA so that it may live. As the Afghan Whigs frontman and I get reacquainted during our phone conversation,…
Ian Cohen / May 8, 2017

Afghan Whigs Announce North American Tour Dates

The Afghan Whigs have a new album, In Spades, arriving at this Friday (May 5), and they've just announced a run of North American tour dates for…
Anna Gaca / May 1, 2017

The Afghan Whigs – “Oriole”

The Afghan Whigs, who are releasing their new album In Spades on May 5, have dropped a haunting new single called "Oriole" via The Fader. The release comes with…
Brian Josephs / April 26, 2017

The Afghan Whigs Announce New Album In Spades, Release Single “Arabian Heights”

These days it seems like every big nineties band is itching to get back at it, but the Afghan Whigs made that move early, reuniting on the…
Rob Arcand / April 19, 2017

Afghan Whigs’ Dave Rosser Diagnosed With Inoperable Colon Cancer

Dave Rosser, guitarist for the Afghan Whigs, has been diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer, according to a message on the group's Facebook page. The band shared…
Brian Josephs / November 1, 2016

The Afghan Whigs Covered Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Tusk’ on ‘Kimmel’ Last Night

On last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the Afghan Whigs dropped by for a set of blistering performances that included a cover of Fleetwood…
Brennan Carley / March 10, 2015

Afghan Whigs Turn the Camera on Dancing Engineer in ‘The Lottery’ Video

In their new video for "the Lottery," the Afghan Whigs decided to focus on the "parallel show" that happens behind their soundboard at every concert. Ryan…
James Grebey / January 7, 2015

The 40 Best 2014 Songs by 1994 Artists

As we look back 20 years later through slightly rose-tinted glasses, 1994 seems a gloriously seether-fighting, sweater-undoing, fantastic voyage of 100% pure love. But lest…
SPIN Staff / December 29, 2014

The Afghan Whigs Dissect ‘Gentlemen,’ Track By Track

When Cincinnati's Afghan Whigs got signed to Elektra after 1992's Congregation, fans were only just starting to notice what set them apart from the flannel-clad…
Dan Weiss / November 12, 2014

The Afghan Whigs Get ‘Lost In The Woods’ in New Video

Just in time for Halloween, the reunited Afghan Whigs have unveiled an eerie new video for "Lost in the Woods," a single from their seventh studio…
Rachel Brodsky / October 29, 2014

Bob Mould, Chrissie Hynde, Afghan Whigs Storm Late-Night TV

It was an evening for left-of-center rock icons on TV last night. Bob Mould, the trailblazing singer and guitarist from Hüsker Dü and Sugar, performed the…
Marc Hogan / June 5, 2014
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