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The Afghan Whigs' new album, 'In Spades,' is out March 5 via Sub Pop. Continue reading…
My friends in The Afghan Whigs released a stunningly weird and and dark new video for their track "Demon in Profile," from their just-announced album In Spades to be released May 5. I've listened the entire album and it's a phantasmagoric,...Show More Summary
The new album is out May 5 via Sub Pop. Continue reading…
"Spooky" effort is out this May.
A new Afghan Whigs album will soon be upon us. It's called In Spades, and our first taste of it is "Demon In Profile," a song that strikes this band's usual balance between deep melancholy and raw rock 'n' roll swagger. Director Phil Harder's music video stars Har Mar Superstar as a comically glamorous rock…
The Afghan Whigs have announced their new album In Spades. The follow-up to 2014’s Do to the Beast was written and produced by frontman Greg Dulli, and is out May 5 on Sub Pop. It is the band’s first album since guitarist Dave Rosser...Show More Summary
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