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Sub Pop Announces 30th Anniversary Festival with Beach House, Bob’s Burgers, and More

SPF30 is Partially Free and Also Features The Afghan Whigs, Wolf Parade, Pissed Jeans, Mass Gothic, Mudhoney, Loma, and Others

May 29, 2018

The iconic Seattle-based label Sub Pop is turning 30 this year and to honor the occasion they have announced SPF30, a partially free festival to take place in their hometown in August that includes various events, including a comedy one featuring the cast of Bob's Burgers. More

The Afghan Whigs and Built to Spill Announce Co-Headlining Tour

North American Dates to Also Feature Ed Harcourt and Rituals of Mine

Jan 16, 2018

The Afghan Whigs and Built to Spill have teamed up for a co-headlining North American tour to go down this April and May. British singer/songwriter Ed Harcourt will be supporting half the dates, while Rituals of Mine will support the others. More

The Afghan Whigs Share Pleasure Club Cover in Honor of Late Guitarist Dave Rosser

"You Want Love" Is a Free Download and Features the Original Band's James Hall

Jul 26, 2017

The Afghan Whigs have released "You Want Love" as a free download in honor of the band's late guitarist Dave Rosser (who passed away last month after a battle with colon cancer). It's a cover of a song by the New Orleans band Pleasure Club and it features that band's original singer James Hall. More

Nine Albums Out Today Worth Hearing: Slowdive, Perfume Genius, POND, Mac DeMarco, and More

Plus The Afghan Whigs, Blondie, Black Lips, Fazerdaze, and Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel

May 05, 2017

Here we highlight nine albums due out today that we feel are most worth hearing. We have also included Amazon links for each album. If you click through those links and buy the album (or anything else on Amazon once you've clicked through) then Amazon rewards us with a sales percentage.  More

May 01, 2017

The Afghan Whigs are releasing a new album, In Spades, this Friday (May 5) via Sub Pop. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Demon in Profile," as well as the audio for "Arabian Heights" and the NSFW video for "Oriole."  More

Watch: The Afghan Whigs - “Oriole” Video (NSFW)

In Spades Due Out May 5 via Sub Pop

Apr 26, 2017

The Afghan Whigs are releasing a new albumIn Spades, on May 5 via Sub Pop. Previously they shared a video for its first single, "Demon in Profile," as well as the audio for "Arabian Heights." Now here's a video for "Oriole."  More

Mar 08, 2017

The Afghan Whigs have announced a new album, In Spades, and shared a video for its first single, "Demon in Profile." In Spades is due out May 5 via Sub Pop. More

Jan 19, 2016

Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs (and Twilight Singers) has released a cover of David Bowie's "Modern Love." The original song was featured on the late singer's 1983 hit album Let's Dance. The cover is a free download available on Dulli's website or in the player below. Dulli also has a bunch of upcoming tour dates, which are below and include a newly announced February 3rd show at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. More

Watch: The Afghan Whigs – “Lost In The Woods” Video

Do to the Beast is out now on Sub Pop

Oct 29, 2014

“Lost in the Woods,” a cut from The Afghan Whigs’ comeback album Do to the Beast has gotten the video treatment.  More

Rhino to Reissue The Afghan Whigs’ “Gentlemen”

Featuring Unreleased Demos, B-sides, and Live Performances

Sep 08, 2014

L.A. record label Rhino has announced that it will release a deluxe edition of The Afghan Whigs' seminal album Gentlemen on Oct. 28. More

The Afghan Whigs Announce New Tour Dates

Do to the Beast Is Out Now on Sub Pop

May 14, 2014

The Afghan Whigs are hitting the road in support of Do the Beast—their first album in sixteen years. More

Apr 07, 2014

Next week The Afghan Whigs will release Do to the Beast, the band's first album in 16 years. More

Feb 18, 2014

This April The Afghan Whigs will relase Do to the Beast, the band's first album in 16 years. More

Jan 27, 2014

Following a reunion tour back in 2012, The Afghan Whigs have announced the release of Do to the Beast. More

The Afghan Whigs Release “Lovecrimes”

Frank Ocean Cover Available for Download

Jul 16, 2012

Beginning at noon EST today, The Afghan Whigs have announced that they will release a cover of "Lovecrimes" as a free download on their website. More

Jun 20, 2012

The Afghan Whigs have announced a select number of new dates as part of their ongoing reunion tour. More

Watch: The Afghan Whigs Play “Fallon”

Perform "See and Don’t See” and “I’m Her Slave”

May 23, 2012

Last night a reunited Afghan Whigs made their first performance in over 13 years on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon performing their recently released cover of Marie "Queenie" Lyons "See and Don't See." More

May 18, 2012

The Afghan Whigs have released their first new new recording in over five years, a cover of "See and Don't See." More

The Afghan Whigs Announce Tour

First Show in 13 Years at Bowery Ballroom

May 08, 2012

The last show The Afghan Whigs ever played was in New York City on Sept. 29, 1999. More

The Afghan Whigs to Reunite for ATP Gigs

Set to Headline Shows in London and U.S. in 2012

Dec 08, 2011

Today, ATP announced that The Afghan Whigs will headline the I'll Be Your Mirror music festival in London on May 27 and in New Jersey on September 22. More


Interviews

Feb 24, 2020

Greg Dulli, frontman for The Afghan Whigs, has just released his first-ever solo record, Random Desire, via Royal Cream/BMG. More

May 25, 2017

"Sometimes you can make a decision in a moment that will serve you for a long time, affecting your life and the lives of people around you," Greg Dulli tells me as we sit in the back room of The Short Stop, the bar The Afghan Whigs frontman co-owns in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles.  More


Reviews

Gentlemen at 21

Gentlemen at 21

Rhino

Feb 12, 2015

Originally released in 1993, Gentlemen is arguably the best album in The Afghan Whigs' catalog. Bursting with tension and release, emotional weight, fear, regret, disgust, shame, and masochistic self-examination, the album separated itself from all other albums of the era with its soulful honesty and brutal, sadistic sickness. More

Do to the Beast

Do to the Beast

Sub Pop

May 06, 2014

Like R.E.M. without Berry, Queens of the Stone Age without Oliveri, Pixies without Deal, or The Spice Girls without Ginger, Do to the Beast is good but not exquisite and just not quite right. More