Twilight Singers and Gutter Twins guitarist Dave Rosser will join The Afghan Whigs on their summer tour dates. Rosser broke the news on his blog yesterday: As it turns out, the best way to avoid the sweltering hurricane-laden summer in New Orleans is to go on tour with your best friends around the world playing face-melting rock and roll. So, be seeing some of you sooner than anticipated. The band will perform as a six-piece with original members Greg Dulli (vocals, guitar), Rick McCollum (guitar)…
The Afghan Whigs will perform at Terminal 5 in New York City on October 5th with special guests Eagles of Death Metal. General on sale date is this Friday at noon. However there will be a pre-sale beginning tomorrow at 10AM EST. Pre-sale Link: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004892BC28B8BF Password: AfghanWhigs2012 More Info
08/14/12 Warsaw, Palladium – Tickets 08/15/12 Prague, Lucerna Music Bar – Tickets
The Afghan Whigs have been confirmed for Australia’s Splendour in the Grass festival on Friday, July 27th. Tickets and Information here.
Week three of Rolling Stone’s Baseball Panel asks the question: What is the best baseball movie? Read all the responses Greg Dulli’s response: The Bad News Bears. I read once where someone called it the Casablanca of kids movies, and I agree. It’s quotable and the character interaction is memorable because it’s so well written. One of Walter Matthau’s finest moments as an actor and Tatum O’Neal and Jackie Earle Haley are wise beyond their years. Vic Morrow is fantastic as the antagonistic asshole Yankees…
Week 2 of Rolling Stone’s “High and Tight” baseball roundtable is online. Greg Dulli contributed the following as an answer to: What are the three things you’d do if you were the commissioner of Major League Baseball for a day? 1. No batting gloves. I’m tired of watching guys fiddle with their gloves between every pitch. It makes the game longer than I need to be there. Toughen up your sissy hands and play baseball. Vlad Guerrero doesn’t need batting gloves and neither do you….
The 2012 lineup of Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival will include a performance by The Afghan Whigs. The festival is August 3-5 in Grant Park. The performance times will be released in June. Cincinnati Citybeat’s Reaction
Celebrating the “rock & roll” beneath baseball’s staid exterior, Rolling Stone presents a weekly baseball roundtable with eleven musicians that also happen to be die-hard baseball fans. Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers is a featured panelist. View Greg Dulli’s Card Walk-Up Song: “Night Prowler” by AC/DC. “It has the strut and proper menace of a classic entrance song. Plus, its slinky groove allows you to warm up without breaking a sweat. I would also wear the pentagram necklace that Bon Scott…
Read the article at Entertainment Weekly “Curator” is sort of an amazing title. How did you approach it? I had crazy lists: Reincarnate Elvis Presley. Reincarnate John Lennon and George Harrison, and put Beatles back together. I just made a list of things that I like and I wanted to see and tried to balance styles.
In his column for ESPN.com, former Guns N’ Roses bassist and current Loaded leader Duff McKagan cites The Gutter Twins as “maybe one of the best live bands to tour … ever”. Read McKagan’s review of Mark Lanegan’s “Blues Funeral”