The Afghan Whigs returned with their first new music in five years, a single called “I’ll Make You See God” that will be featured on the game “Gran Turismo 7.”
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This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This week: Greg Dulli, Guided By Voices and C90.
The Afghan Whigs and Built to Spill will team up for a 24-date North American co-headlining tour this spring, taking their alt-rock guitar stylings out on the road for a tour that opens April 11 in Madison, Wisc., and wrap ups May 15 in Seattle. Tickets for all shows go on sale this Friday.
As The Afghan Whigs prepare to release their second post-reunion album, In Spades, on Friday, the Greg Dulli-helmed outfit this week announced a 28-city North American tour in support of the record this September and October. The Whigs also have released a music video for In Spades track “Oriole.”
The Afghan Whigs will release their second post-reunion album, In Spades, on May 5 on Sub Pop Records, and today gave fans their second taste of the record with the release of “Arabian Height,” which you can stream here. The single follows the video release of “Demon in Profile.”
Having just wrapped up a European tour in support of their reunion album, The Afghan Whigs dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where they performed a pair of tracks off Do To the Beast: the single “The Lottery,” which was shown on-air, and then, as a web-only performance, “I Am Fire,” coupled with just a taste of Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk.”
This week’s new releases include a huge number of reissues, with re-released titles coming from Siouxsie and the Banshees, XTC, The Afghan Whigs, The Wedding Present and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, plus a brand-new live album from The Fall compiled by Mark E. Smith.
With The Afghan Whigs set to embark on an extensive fall tour later this month in support of reunion album Do To The Beast, Greg Dulli and Co. today debuted a stark, dark cover of The Police’s 1981 hit single “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.”
The Cure’s penchant for topping festival bills continues as Robert Smith and Co. were announced this evening as the headliners of all three Riot Fests — set for Toronto, Chicago and Denver this September — joining the band’s appearance at Bottle Rock in Napa Valley, Calif., this month.
The Replacements’ reunion train continues to roll on, and now will hit the Pacific Northwest late this summer as Seattle’s Bumbershoot this week announced its 2014 lineup, which will feature the ‘Mats, Elvis Costello, Mission of Burma, The Afghan Whigs, Jonathan Richman, The Dream Syndicate and more.
This week’s new releases include the first new studio album from The Afghan Whigs in 16 years, plus a box set of Dead Kennedys 7-inch singles, a live CD/DVD package from Billy Bragg, an anthology of Ski Patrol’s recorded output and a vinyl reissue of The Stone Roses’ legendary debut.
With the reunited Afghan Whigs set to release their first new album in 16 years on Tuesday, it’s no surprise they dedicated half of their 10-song, 40-minute set at Coachella on Friday to material from Do To The Beast. Below, you can see a rip of the full webcast of the Whigs’ performance.
The schedule for the webcast of the first weekend of the Coachella festival — running this Friday through Saturday — features a number of great acts, including Bryan Ferry, Pet Shop Boys, The Afghan Whigs, The Cult, Fishbone, the just-added Pixies and more.
This week’s new releases include expanded reissues, on both CD and vinyl, of Bob Mould’s solo debut ‘Workbook’ and Morrissey’s ‘Your Arsenal,’ plus brand-new studio albums from Neneh Cherry and The Woodentops, and vinyl reissues from Peter Gabriel and The Afghan Whigs.