Queens of the Stone Age frontman appears at benefit concert for The Afghan Whigs' Dave Rosser.
The Afghan Whigs just reissued their 1996 album Black Love, and in New Orleans on Friday night, they performed the LP in its entirety at the first of several benefits for cancer-stricken guitarist Dave Rosser. Former Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan joined them for a rare performance of album track “Night By Candlelight,” and they […]
There are only a couple of bands I’d drive a significant distance to see live, and now I’ve made the trip to NYC to see two of them. I went to see the Afghan Whigs in 2014, and this past Friday, I drove to Brooklyn for a Hold Steady show. And this time, I have…
The Afghan Whigs are among our greatest interpreters of other people’s songs; the soul-rock band has spent decades leaving a trail of intense, smoky soul-rock cover versions behind them. Right now, the members of the band are planning to perform their 1996 album Black Love in full at a pair of all-star shows, both benefits […]
One of the most underrated albums of the '90s, the Afghan Whigs' 'Black Love' is now being celebrated with a 20th anniversary edition and two benefit shows.
My friend Dave Rosser, the NOLA-based guitarist for the Afghan Whigs (and the Gutter Twins, and Mark Lanegan, etc.), was just diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer. Dave is a brilliant musician, a true gentleman, and a total laugh riot. Show More Summary
"Dave Rosser has been my close friend and bandmate for over a decade now. By doing these shows for him we hope to ease any financial stress he may face as he pursues treatment to combat his illness. 100% of the proceeds from these shows will go to his medical care. Show More Summary
The Afghan Whigs recently announced a 20th-anniversary reissue of their record Black Love (out November 25 via Rhino/Mute). Today, they’ve announced a pair of shows where they’ll perform the album in full. The new concerts come in support...Show More Summary
Dave Rosser is a guitarist who’s currently a member of the Afghan Whigs. He’s also played with Greg Dulli’s other projects the Twilight Singers and the Gutter Twins, and with people like Ani DiFranco and Joseph Arthur. Recently, Rosser was diagnosed with a case of inoperable colon cancer, and there’s a GoFundMe campaign on to […]
The band will play a pair of benefit concerts next month.
In 1996, The Afghan Whigs were fresh off the worldwide success of Gentlemen. They had toured the world, graced magazine covers, television performances, major festivals, the works. However, their follow up album would not be Gentlemen II. Show More Summary
Following up one of the most acclaimed albums of the decade would be tough for any band. But as in all other matters, Greg Dulli and the Afghan Whigs did it with style. Released in the spring of 1996, the Afghan Whigs’ fifth album, Black Love, is packed with snarling, caustic rock songs (“My Enemy,” […]
The Afghan Whigs have announced a 20th anniversary reissue of 1996’s Black Love for Record Store Day Black Friday. The set includes nine previously unreleased recordings and will be released as a double-CD and triple-LP set on November 25 via Rhino and Mute. Show More Summary
Been there, done that. It was fun, but it didn't turn out well... 01. David Poe - "So Beautiful" 02. Ryan Adams - "This House Is Not For Sale" 03. Afghan Whigs - "Be Sweet" 04. Aimee Mann - "Guys Like Me" 05. Ben Folds - "Give Judy My Notice" 06. Show More Summary
Requested by Zie • Compiled by Douglas Teike Been there, done that. It was fun, but it didn’t turn out well… 01. David Poe - “So Beautiful” 02. Ryan Adams - “This House Is Not For Sale” 03. Afghan Whigs - “Be Sweet” 04. Aimee Mann - “Guys Like Me” 05. Show More Summary
Moniker’s elastic firecracker roster just got gritty and down-low. Paid for It is some nega-Pulp; a noir Afghan Whigs—a lot of sexual undertones in a filthy den of propagation and deceit. The lewdness is never front and center a la Cocker or Dulli, but it’s hidden in the bones. Show More Summary
happy morning. while i sort shit out around here, gonna post some of my favorite shows that have previously been posted before the apocalypse. this is radio broadcast, and fucking awesome. hey, if someone or a couple of you hit one of the tags over on the left side and tell me if you see … Continue reading "the afghan whigs live in milan, 1.30.94"
For decades, Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers has masterfully woven Prince lyrics and melodies into almost every live performance, frequently closing shows with the final strains of "Purple Rain." Dulli has name checked that album as being his favorite record of all time. Show More Summary
Award-winning author Derrick C Brown and indie legend, Afghan Whig and Twilight Singer Greg Dulli went on tour. There were a ton of really amazing moments, and I'd like to tell you all about them. Check out the story and gallery, if you will.
In March of 1996, the Afghan Whigs released its fifth album, Black Love, the much-anticipated follow up to the breakthrough record, Gentlemen. On Black Love, lead singer and lyricist Greg Dulli and the rest of the Whigs (John CurleyShow More Summary