From A.V. Club:
…We talk to veteran musicians about some of their most famous songs, learning about their lives and careers, and maybe hearing a good backstage anecdote or two in the process.
The artist: Greg Dulli first joined forces with bassist John Curley and guitarist Rick McCollum in 1986 to form The Afghan Whigs, but it wasn’t until the band signed to Sub Pop Records in 1989 that its star truly began to rise. The combination of a fanbase built on years of steady touring and, yes, the success of Nirvana helped Afghan Whigs make the jump to a major label (Elektra) in 1993. Although the band members mutually agreed to call it quits in the wake of their 1998 album, 1965, with Dulli turning what had originally been a side project—The Twilight Singers—into a new full-time gig, Afghan Whigs announced in December 2011 that they had booked a pair of reunion shows for 2012. Over the course of the next several months, not only did those two shows turn into a full tour, but the band also entered the studio to record a few new tracks…