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Break Up Press Release

Date: 02.05.01
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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, only Dulli has announced his intention to continue making records. He is currently recording the follow up to his debut album, twilight as played by the twilight singers. In a joint statement, the band says: "It was a blast. we'd like to thank everyone who took the ride with us and let us ride with them."

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