Italian rock band Afterhours will be joined by special guests Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan at their November 4th show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. More Info Here More posts about Afterhours at SK
From the press release: Afterhours, one of Italy’s most successful and respected alternative rock bands will be performing as part of “Hit Week Los Angeles”: a unique event where for the first time some of the most important artist representing the actual Italian rock scene perform in the United States. Afterhours will be joined by Negrita, Piero Pelù, Linea 77, Le Vibrazioni, The Niro, Calibro 35, among others. Afterhours will be giving several performances: 10/13 – 8.00 pm Opening at the Italian Institute of Culture…
Afterhours made Spin Magazine’s 100 Greatest Bands You’ve (Probably) Never Heard in the August ’09 issue. Click the image below to view the clipping. With 1997’s Hai Paura del Buio? (Are You Afraid of the Dark?), these raging, brooding, crooning alt-rockers recorded what was considered Italy’s counterpart to Nevermind. They later collaborated and toured with Afghan Whig/Twilight Singer/Gutter Twin Greg Dulli. Charles Aaron/Spin August Also in Afterhours news: Spin’s Earth TV featured a recent Afterhours performance in Rome. Profile on Afterhours from PRI’s The World.
Afterhours will be playing a short string of US shows, starting March 19 at SXSW. Mar 19 Submerged – SXSW Festival Austin, TX Mar 20 Limelight San Antonio, TX Mar 24 2009 One Eyed Jack’s New Orleans, LA Mar 27 2009 The Velvet Lounge Washington, DC Mar 28 2009 Mojo 13 Wilmington, DE Mar 30 2009 Johnny Brenda’s Philadelphia, PA Mar 31 2009 Cameo with Steve Wynn Brooklyn, NY
Afterhours will be visiting the following US cities this fall, both as headliners and opening for The Gutter Twins. 11/1 Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club 11/2 Iowa City, IA – The Mill 11/3 Cincinnati, OH – Northside Tavern 11/5 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts w/The Gutter Twins 11/6 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw w/The Gutter Twins 11/7 Washington, CD – Black Cat w/The Gutter Twins 11/9 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club w/The Gutter Twins 11/10 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge w/very special…
A 4K review of Afterhours’ recent NYC show appeared in the June 28 issue of Kerrang! The review includes Afghan Whigs, Dulli and Lanegan references for good measure. Click the image to enlarge and read the clip.
From the press release: Italy’s top alternative rock outfit Afterhours celebrates a May run of sold-out dates at home with a June pair of special appearances in North America. Afterhours will perform at Toronto’s Hard Rock Cafe on Friday, June 13 as part of NXNE, Canada’s number one showcase for new independent music and sister festival to SXSW. The band will also play in New York at the Mercury Lounge on Monday, June 16. → MySpace.com – Afterhours
CMJ News Story Afterhours are the winners of this week’s CMJ Sonicbids spotlight competition. The Italian band, which has been making music since 1989, is set to release their eighth album, I Milanesi Ammazzano Il Sabato, today on Universal. Over the course of their nineteen-year career, the band has shared the stage with R.E.M., played as the backing band for the Gutter Twins’ (Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan) first live show, and founded the Tora! Tora! festival, a traveling alternative music festival in Italy. The…
Afterhours has announced the following European dates. These are the band’s only scheduled shows in 2007. They will start recording a new album in August and plan to release the disc in early 2008. Sept 24 – Amsterdam (Netherlands) – Paradiso Sept 25 – Brussels (Belgium) – De Vaartkapoen Sept 27 – Luxembourg (Luxembourg) – d-qliq (special acoustic show) Sept 28 – Luxembourg (Luxembourg) – d-qliq Oct 1 – London (UK) – Dingwalls
Afterhours has released a new DVD in Italy, titled Io Non Tremo (1997-2006). The DVD includes a chapter titled “Greg Dulli” and live performances from the band’s 2006 US tour and backing up The Gutter Twins in Italy with a rendition of “Strange Fruit.” The DVD has been #1 on the charts in Italy for 3 weeks. The band’s Italian catalog is also now available through iTunes in the US.