THE AFGHAN WHIGS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘HOW DO YOU BURN?’

The Afghan Whigs are set to release their new studio album How Do You Burn? on September 9th, today announcing the album and releasing the new string-laden and lush single ‘The Getaway’. The new album features a raft of special vocal guests, as detailed in the album media release: For his supporting cast, Dulli called upon several serial collaborators including the late Mark Lanegan, who was a … Continue reading THE AFGHAN WHIGS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘HOW DO YOU BURN?’

ALBUM REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs – In Spades

Greg Dulli and band return with their second album since reconvening in 2012. That first resurrection was very good but it still felt like they were feeling their way back. This time they’ve found a stronger creative line into the dark heart and soul of what made their music so compelling the first time around. In Spades is a heady concoction that takes repeat listens … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs – In Spades

ALBUM REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs | Do To The Beast

Many thought that it was well and truly the end of the line when Greg Dulli, John Curley, Rick McCollum and drummer Steve Earle went their separate ways in 2001. Their dark and mysterious chemistry felt like it had probably run its natural course yet they went out on the back of their three finest albums. It was therefore a surprise to many when The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Afghan Whigs | Do To The Beast

NEW MUSIC: Afghan Whigs | The Lottery

A second track from the new Afghan Whigs album has been released. The Lottery sounds like prime Whigs in its rhythm and groove and Greg Dulli’s soaring chorus. The first single was very good but didn’t excite as much as this one does. I can’t wait to hear the rest of the LP Do To The Beast which comes out on April 14th via Sub … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Afghan Whigs | The Lottery

NEWS: First round of Splendour in the Grass sideshows announced

The wealth of talent appearing at this year’s already sold out Splendour in the Grass festival has now begun spilling over into sideshows. The first round features the long awaited return of The Afghan Whigs as well as headline gigs from Youth Lagoon and Django Django. Check the details below for all the shows. THE AFGHAN WHIGS WEDNESDAY JULY 25 – THE HI-FI, MELBOURNE Tickets … Continue reading NEWS: First round of Splendour in the Grass sideshows announced