Greg Dulli channels his Gutter Twin Mark Lanegan while sitting in with Moby at the Fonda in Hollywood on October 4, 2013.
Video: The Afghan Whigs were joined by pop star Usher and Sinkane at SXSW 2013. Watch the performance and read reviews.
Includes footage from the band’s private show in Los Angeles for Fader.
Via My Old Kentucky Blog MOKB: So, let’s start with the important stuff. Does Pete Rose belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Greg Dulli: No. MOKB: Really? GD: No. MOKB: Any particular reason? GD: He broke the rules. He knew the rules, and he broke them. He’s the hit king, and he’s one of the greatest players to ever play baseball. I think if he would have told the truth earlier, maybe…and then when he did, he just did it in sort of a…
The Twilight Singers will be participating in a band first: In-store performances for the release of Dynamite Steps. Amoeba Music Los Angeles – February 15th Amoeba Music San Francisco – February 17th The band will also be appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Feb 23rd. More information at the official site
SubPop.com has Dynamite Steps available for pre-order with an estimated ship date of February 1st. If you order before February 15th, you will also receive a limited edition 2-track CD-R featuring songs not included on the album. Pre-orders are available for the CD version and the 2 LP white vinyl version of the album. Update: Pre-order the album and you can stream it immediately via a link in your Sub Pop confirmation URL!
via De Standaard, translated by Google from the original Dutch. The Antwerp rock band dEUS is finishing a new album. The album will be titled Keep You Close and published in April. Notable guests on the album, Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers. Dulli sings along on two tracks.
via Facebook Events: Our friends Greg Dulli and the Watson Twins will join us on stage for a few songs during our February 2 performance in Los Angeles. We’ve always dreamed of doing a “Variety Show” and that’s what you’ll get IF you decide to blow off all the other Groundhog Day parties and join us for a special night of music, laughs and powerpoint presentations. We’ve been told that ticket sales are brisk, and the club believes the show will sell out….so don’t procrastinate….
European dates have been posted to the official Twilight Singers website. March 2011 18 Electric Ballroom London UK 19 The Arches Glasgow UK 20 Moho Live Manchester UK 21 Komedia Brighton UK 25 Parkteatret Oslo NO 31 La Fleche d’Or Paris FR April 2011 1 Paradiso Amsterdam NL 2 Konzerthaus Schuur Lucerne CH 9 The Meet Factory Prague CZ 10 Stodala Warsaw PL 14 Mylos Thessaloniki GR 15 Gagarin 205 Athens GR
via NME.com The Verve guitarist Nick McCabe is to appear on the Twilight Singers’ first album in five years. Greg Dulli’s band release ‘Dynamite Steps’ on February 14. It’s their first LP since 2006′s ‘Powder Burns’. Mark Lanegan, who Dulli regularly plays with in The Gutter Twins, also guests on the record. The band also tour the UK this March. Twilight Singers will play: London Electric Ballroom (March 18) Glasgow Arches (19) Manchester Moho (20) Brighton Komedia (21)
By William Goodman, Spin.com Greg Dulli is alt-rock’s suave raconteur — and he has plenty real-life stories for fodder. He rose to fame during the grunge era as the frontman of Afghan Whigs, the first non-Northwest band to sign to Sub Pop; he was the singing voice of John Lennon in the 1994 film Backbeat, recording classic rock’n’roll songs in a band with Thurston Moore, Dave Grohl, and R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, among others; he was nearly beaten to death after a show in Austin, TX,…
Thanks to everyone that cast their vote in the SK Readers Best of 2010 poll. There were a number of interesting choices; but here are the albums that rose to the top. 1. The National – High Violet 2. The Black Keys – Brothers 3. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs 4. Spoon – Transference 5. Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 6. The Gaslight Athem – American Slang 7. My Jerusalem – Gone for Good 8. Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More…
You can download “On the Corner” by The Twilight Singers right here. Merry Christmas!