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Afghan Whigs released their reunion album, Do The Beast, earlier this year, and they played the track "Matamoros" on Letterman last night. The last time the band performed on the show, it was in…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
The Horrors' swooping, dance-informed new album Luminous came out yesterday, and it's our Album Of The Week during a week when a lot of big albums came out. On the most recent episode of the BBC show…   Read Story »
Debauched Ohio underground rock barflies the Afghan Whigs reunited a few years ago to tour, but they haven't released an album since 1965 16 years ago, so it's a big deal that they've returned to Sub…   Read Story »
The reunited Afghan Whigs return next month with Do To The Beast, their first new album in 16 years. We posted the video for "Algiers," the album's first single, but "The Lottery," the song they just…   Read Story »
There were lots of good videos this week, but I didn't like any of them as much as I hated Jerry James's video for "Lana Del Rey." I hated that one so much that I enjoyed hating it. I hated it so…   Read Story »
The Afghan Whigs, who originally broke up in 2001, got back together a couple of years ago to tour, and now they're getting ready to release Do To The Beast, their first new album in 16 years. The…   Read Story »
Slow-burning Midwestern soul-grunge legends the Afghan Whigs broke up in 2001 and then reunited in 2012 for a whole lot of intense, fiery live shows (including one where they were Usher's backing…   Read Story »
You all know the story: Back in the post-Nevermind '90s, every band in the underground, no matter how strange or anti-commercial, was getting swept up by major labels, branded as grunge, patted on…   Read Story »
Our SXSW 2013 coverage continues with a detailed report from that FADER Fort show that brought us Future, T.I., and of course, Usher + Sinkane + The Afghan Whigs. Jump in: Disclosure @ FADER Fort…   Read Story »