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Afghan Whigs

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Afghan Whigs: Congregation (Sub Pop/All formats)

Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 18 April 1992

YOU THINK the world is f—ed? Take time out for a long, hard constitutional inside your own heart, friends, and chances are things won't look ...

Afghan Whigs: Astoria 2, London

Live Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 25 September 1993


Afghan Whigs: Gentlemen (Blast First/All Formats)

Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 9 October 1993


The Afghan Whigs

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, November 1993

"The perfect cv: liquor, pugnacity, political incorrectness, Catholic guilt and incorrigible horndoggery..." ...

Afghan Whigs: Wigging Out

Profile and Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, 9 December 1993

AFGHAN WHIGS join Sub Pop alumni with a major label debut, Gentlemen ...

Afghan Whigs, Kim Salmon and the Surrealists: Astoria, London

Live Review by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, 22 January 1994

IN THE week that Melody Maker celebrates the seductive nature of the dance beast, Kim Salmon And The Surrealists remind me exactly why rock is ...

Afghan Whigs: Gentlemen (Elektra Records 9-61501-2; CD and cassette)

Review by Amy Linden, The New York Times, 6 February 1994

IT'S IRONIC that Greg Dulli, leader of the Afghan Whigs, has gained a reputation as alternative rock's newest sex symbol. The Cincinnati-based group's first major-label ...

The Afghan Whigs: Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, March 1994

I ARRIVED full of doubts, prompted by the Afghan Whigs' major-label debut, one of those song-cycle LPs. The story of a man and woman trapped ...

Afghan Whigs: Whigging Out

Report and Interview by Jason Cohen, Details, May 1994

The Afghan Whigs have made a career out of confrontation, failed love affairs, and loud guitars. Jason Cohen joins their traveling circus of maladjustment in ...

Afghan Whigs get Soulful on Their New LP, Black Love

Report and Interview by Dave Thompson, Rolling Stone, November 1995

JOE PIXIE IS PISSED. TWO FEET TALL, with a voice like a pubescent munchkin, he has been phoning around local fast-food joints trying to get ...

Afghan Whigs

Profile and Interview by David Bennun, Melody Maker, 1996

BEYOND BEDLAM strikes me as a good place to start. We are not dealing with half-assed melancholia here. Nor are we dealing with the chaos ...

Afghan Whigs: Gentleman of the Apocalypse

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 15 March 1996

Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs is a thoroughly good egg first, and the pain-racked spawn of Satan second ...

Afghan Whigs: Black Love (Elektra Entertainment)

Review by James Hunter, Spin, April 1996

THIS CINCINNATI band was several Sub Pop records and many more feverish live dates into a career when its soulful experiments cohered into Gentlemen. By ...

Afghan Whigs: Will To Live

Interview by David Stubbs, Uncut, November 1998

"I DIDN'T START UP A BAND BECAUSE I COULDN'T get laid," says Greg Dulli with that suave, Satanic leer of his. "I started a band ...

The Twlight Singers: Twilight As Played By The Twilight Singers

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, November 2000

SIDE PROJECT from The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli, featuring Fila Brasilia and Pigeonhed's Shawn Smith ...

Afghan Whigs

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music, 2001

John Curley; Greg Dulli; Steve Earle (replaced by Paul Buchignani, replaced by Michael Horrigan); Rick McCollum ...

The Beast Inside: The Afghan Whigs’ Gentlemen

Essay by David McKenna, unpublished, 2004

AMID THE SLEW of so-called ‘grunge’ acts that emerged in the early ‘90s, Cincinnati rockers The Afghan Whigs stood out for their soul influences and ...

Greg Dulli Has it Covered: The Twilight Singers

Report and Interview by David McKenna,, September 2004

ONLY AFTER SPEAKING to Greg Dulli on the phone from his room at a Jury's Inn (somehow appropriate), I notice that on the CD of ...

Afghan Whigs: Flip Your Whigs!

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Uncut, April 2014

SIXTEEN YEARS after their last album, grunge-soul titans The Afghan Whigs have returned, as debonair and dissolute as ever. In the company of Greg Dulli, ...

The Afghan Whigs: Do To The Beast (Sub Pop)

Review by Simon Price, Q, May 2014

WOMEN OF a certain age and tastes still come over all peculiar at the mention of Greg Dulli's name. Certain men, too. Of all the ...

Afghan Whigs: How Usher Helped Revive '90s Alt-Rock Heroes Afghan Whigs

Interview by Jeff Weiss, L.A. Weekly, 4 May 2017

WHEN THE AFGHAN WHIGS DISSOLVED in 2001, no one would have guessed that Usher would be the catalyst for their reunion — Usher being the ...

see also Twilight Singers, The

see also Gutter Twins, The


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