The Afghan Whigs reunite for ATP headlining gigs
More than a decade after breaking up, The Afghan Whigs will reconvene for two All Tomorrow's Parties performances, taking over headlining duties for the recently canceled Guided by Voices.
Helmed by Greg Dulli, The Afghan Whigs will take to the stage for the "I'll Be Your Mirror" festival May 27 in London, marking the band's first performance together in 13 years. The group's second ATP stop, slated for Sept. 22 in Asbury Park, NJ, will be curated by Dulli.
"We are truly honored that they chose 'I'll Be Your Mirror' U.K. to be their first ever show," ATP founder Barry Hogan said in recent interview with Spin magazine. "Greg curating the next U.S. edition is something we have always dreamed of."
According to Spin, original members Rick McCollum (guitar) and John Curley (bass) will join Dulli on the pair of dates.
Tickets for the London ATP event are available now at the festival's website, while tickets for the New Jersey one go on sale in January.
The Afghan Whigs most recently released their sixth studio effort, "1965," in 1998 -- ten years after their studio debut, "Big Top Halloween.