In 2000, The Afghan Whigs disbanded after a 14-year run. Much has already been written about those days but it’s safe to say that the Whigs were one of the most influential and critically-acclaimed bands to come out of the alternative rock scene of the early 90’s – well known for unflinching lyrics and the bands’ consistently amazing live shows. Fast forward to the present. Afghan Whigs bass player John Curley has 2 kids and runs a recording studio in Cincinnati.
Curley’s current band, The Staggering Statistics has been receiving attention for its latest CD, “All of this and more…” Lead guitarist Rick McCollum lives in Minneapolis. Rick’s band, Moonmaan, is set to release their debut LP in early 2007. Drummer Michael Horrigan has also kept busy- living in Detroit and playing bass in Brendan Benson’s band as well as drums in Five Horse Johnson. Dulli’s current band, The Twilight Singers, which began as a side project between the AW releases Black Love and 1965, is now a well established act on its own terms, continuing to attract new fans and raise the bar with their live shows and LPs.