Replay: Afghan Whigs, Black Love, 1996 Las Vegas Mercury
By Tim McMahan The Omaha Weekly-Reader Lazi-i.com Talking to The Twilight Singers’ anonymous frontman, Greg Dulli, former frontman of the anything-but-anonymous Afghan Whigs, was a complete and utter surprise. Anyone who has heard The Whigs’ mid-’90s opuses to self-loathing, Gentleman and Black Love, would expect what I expected — a deep-throated, barely audible monologue by a sunglassed, cigarette-lipped guy talking from a shuttered room somewhere in L.A., trying as hard as possible over a throbbing hangover to keep his boiling rage from overflowing into an…
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Rollingstone.com Last of the Sub Pop grungers call it quits Compared with the much-ballyhooed recent demises of the Smashing Pumpkins and Rage Against the Machine (who say they will carry on despite losing their lead singer) the unexpected break-up of Cincinnati’s Afghan Whigs this week will barely register a blip on the rock screen. However, after fourteen years and six albums, the Whigs were more than just a footnote in the annals of the Nineties alternative scene.
Spin.com The Afghan Whigs have disbanded, according to their label Columbia Records. Singer-songwriter Greg Dulli cited geographical distance as the number-one reason for the split. Dulli lives in Los Angeles and guitarist Rick McCollum now resides in Minneapolis. Bassist John Curley and drummer Michael Horrigan remain in Cincinnati.
MTV.com For the Afghan Whigs, the long-distance relationship just wasn’t working. The soulful rockers, who formed 14 years ago while attending the University of Cincinnati, have called it quits after six albums.
The Afghan Whigs take their final bow. After 14 years and 6 albums, The Afghan Whigs have disbanded. Singer/songwriter Greg Dulli says that the geographical distance, which for so long kept the band fresh, began to work against them. Dulli lives in Los Angeles, bassist John Curley and drummer Michael Horrigan in Cincinnati and guitarist Rick McCollum in Minneapolis. The band remain friends and, apart from the often cruel and unsentimental banter between members, still plan to call each other on holidays. Of the four,…
They come into Bogart’s after and injury-marred year; next step some R&R BY LARRY NAGER The Cincinnati Enquirer
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