Afghan Whigs

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Born: in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Music (4)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012, 2015 (Tv Show)

Performer

The Late Show With David Letterman 2014 (Tv Show)

Performer

On_Line 2003 (Movie)

("66") (Song Performer)

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

("66") (Song Performer)

Milestones

2014

Released Do to the Beast, their first album in 16 years

2012

Reunited to headline 2012 All Tomorrows Parties festival

2006

Reunited temporarily to record two new singles for compilation album

1998

Departed Elektra for Columbia and fifth album, 1965

1993

Moved to Elektra for third LP, Gentlemen, and mainstream success

1989

Signed with Sub Pop for second album, Up In It

1988

Released first LP, Big Top Halloween, on their own label, Ultrasuede

Bonus Trivia

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Prior to forming the Afghan Whigs, Dulli was in a Cincinnati-area band called the Black Republicans.

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McCollum formed a solo project, Moon Maan, in 2004, while Earle was a member of Moonbow and led the group Earle Grey.

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With former Screaming Trees singer Mark Lanegan, Dulli performs as The Gutter Twins.

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Cited as an influence by bands like My Chemical Romance, The National, Jimmy Eat World and The Hold Steady.

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As part of their contract with Elektra, the band was granted a clause that would provide funds for a feature film to be written by Dulli.

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While on tour with the band, Dulli was attacked after a performance in Austin, Texas and suffered a head injury that left him comatose and required two months of recovery.

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The band was known for covering songs by other artists, including the Rolling Stones, Prince, Neil Young and the Fugees. They released an entire EP of covers, Uptown Avondale, in 1992, which contained covers of songs by Freda Payne, Al Green and the Supremes.

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