Posts tagged "afghan whigs"

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…
By: Dan Weiss / November 12, 2014

Watch the Afghan Whigs Bring Out Usher for ‘Climax’ Duet

The Afghan Whigs' seminal 1993 album Gentlemen turned 21 last night, and to commemorate, the Whigs played an anniversary show in Brooklyn and were…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 6, 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…
By: Marc Hogan / June 5, 2014

The Afghan Whigs Trounce Corgan, Channel Usher on Righteous Comeback ‘Do to the Beast’

Allowing for grumbling from small cohorts of naysayers, it seems safe to posit that the Afghan Whigs have overseen the most artistically successful alternative…
By: Jason Gubbels / April 13, 2014

See Afghan Whigs Visit ‘Algiers’ in Honor of First Album in 16 Years

The reunited Afghan Whigs will release their first new album in 16 years on April 15 via Sub Pop. The long-awaited…
By: Marc Hogan / February 18, 2014

Watch Usher Sing Genre-Mashing ‘Climax’ With the Afghan Whigs at SXSW

Greg Dulli's Afghan Whigs, who reunited last year, have never shied from mixing sultry R&B into their brawny rock. Last May, they celebrated their…
By: Marc Hogan / March 18, 2013

ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?

In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizer…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / September 24, 2012

Photos From ATP New York 2012: The Lost Weekend Where Philip Glass Opened for Frank Ocean

All Tomorrow's Parties, the wildly eclectic record geek bacchanal, had their first outing in New York City in the festival's 12-year history over the weekend.
By: Ken Bachor / September 24, 2012

Lollapalooza 2012: 10 Best and Worst of Day One

SPIN's intrepid team has invaded Chicago's Grant Park, attempting to see as many of the 30 essential sets at this year's Lollapalooza as possible…
By: SPIN Staff / August 4, 2012

Afghan Whigs-Curated ATP Festival Moves to New York, Loses Louis C.K.

All Tomorrow's Parties, SPIN's favorite weekend getaway of the year, has just turned into a monster staycation. Due to "unavoidable logistical concerns, along with a…
By: SPIN Staff / July 13, 2012

Greg Dulli on Reuniting Afghan Whigs, Retaining Some Mystery

Greg Dulli is a lot of things: lead singer for sultry rockers the Twilight Singers, occasional actor, part owner of New Orleans' R Bar. But…
By: Mike Edison / June 21, 2012

The Afghan Whigs Play First Show in 13 Years: The Full Report

The Afghan Whigs released Up In It, their Sub Pop debut, in 1990. They played their last shows in 1999. It is very safe to…
By: Steve Kandell / May 24, 2012

Watch Afghan Whigs Play First TV Gig in Decade-Plus

Afghan Whigs will play their first show in 13 years tonight at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, but first the recently reunited rockers stopped…
By: Marc Hogan / May 23, 2012

Grab Afghan Whigs’ First Recording in Five Years: ‘See and Don’t See’

In a conversation with SPIN's Steve Kandell earlier this year, Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli said he preferred not to disclose which four cover…
By: David Bevan / May 18, 2012

Metallica’s Orion Fest Adds Metal Stage, ATP Picks Up Godspeed!

The Jersey shore is about to get a lot louder: both the Greg Dulli-curated ATP I'll Be Your Mirror and Metallica-curated Orion Music and More…
By: Devon Maloney / March 8, 2012

Up In It: Greg Dulli Talks Afghan Whigs Reunion

While last week’s announcement that the Greg Dulli-curated 2012 edition of All Tomorrow’s Parties in New Jersey would be capped off by the…
By: Steve Kandell / February 27, 2012

ATP Curators Afghan Whigs Announce 14 Acts, From Lanegan to Louis C.K.

To celebrate the first Afghan Whigs show in America in 13 years, gloom-master general Greg Dulli was kindly asked to curate the second year of…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 24, 2012

Afghan Whigs Reunite: Read SPIN’s 1996 Feature

The Afghan Whigs are reuniting for their first shows in 13 years, including both London and New Jersey's All Tomorrows Parties festivals. To…
By: Ann Powers / December 7, 2011

Afghan Whigs Reunite for First Shows in 13 Years, Playing ATP Fests

Gentlemen... restart your engines! Misery-dwelling soul-punk casanovas the Afghan Whigs are returning for their first shows in over a decade. SPIN can confirm that noir…
By: christopherschultz / December 7, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Greg Dulli Sings with The Mighty Fine

Greg Dulli is quite the collaborator, lending his talents to friends across the musical spectrum, as on the fantastic slate of Beatles covers he did…
By: Peter Gaston / June 24, 2011
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