The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2022

The music world has been slowly uncoiling from the pandemic which gave us another onslaught of great 2022 releases this year. This created another tough think tank around what albums would make The Blazing Top 50. There are plenty that we missed and one rule at TFN is that a review had to be posted … Read more

The Afghan Whigs: How Do You Burn? [Album Review]

The Afghan WhigsHow Do You Burn?Royal Cream/BMG [2022] Greg Dulli has led The Afghan Whigs, which originally formed in Cincinnati, through two distinct yet memorable periods. The singer songwriter once described the band’s sonic ethos as an attempt to bring together the musical sensibilities of The Band, The Temptations, and Neil Young’s Crazy Horse, revealing … Read more

Fire Track: The Afghan Whigs – “I’ll Make You See God”

The Afghan Whigs have released an electrifying new single with “I’ll Make You See God,” their first new music since 2017’s album In Spades. The driving rock track is also featured in the upcoming PlayStation game Gran Turismo 7 (out March 4th) and the single is being released via Royal Cream/BMG. The Afghan Whigs – … Read more

Greg Dulli: Random Desire [Album Review]

Greg Dulli Random DesireRoyal Cream/BMG [2020] Greg Dulli may just now be getting around to making a solo studio album, but both as the lead singer for alt/rock heroes Afghan Whigs, and as the creative center of The Twilight Singers he’s cut a wide musical swath across a variety of music genres in his 30-plus … Read more

The Afghan Whigs: In Spades [Album Review]

The Afghan Whigs In Spades Sub Pop Records [2017] Fire Note Says: The Afghan Whigs’ Greg Dulli returns with a more compositionally rich and textured musical approach that echoes classical musical themes that run in tension with the demanding drums, guitars and Dulli’s compelling vocal howl. Album Review: At a time when alternative music had … Read more

2014 MidPoint Music Festival Recap [Concert Review]

Cincinnati’s MidPoint Music Festival was once again a success this year with another solid lineup. I will be the first to admit that when I initially scanned the 150 plus bands I didn’t think the offerings were quite as good as last year but after attending, I would say MPMF did alright! From better venues, … Read more

The Afghan Whigs cover Police classic “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic”

The Afghan Whigs are known for some killer covers and I believe you can add this one to the list. The Police’s Ghost in the Machine classic, “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” was recorded during the sessions for the band’s current Sub Pop album and Headphone Approved Do to the Beast. You can … Read more

The Afghan Whigs: Do To The Beast [Album Review]

The Afghan Whigs Do To The Beast Sub Pop Records [2014] Fire Note Says: 16 years? No problem – The Afghan Whigs pick right back up where they left off! Album Review: If you caught The Afghan Whigs 2012 reunion tour, you probably were not that surprised to hear the announcement of the band’s first … Read more

The Afghan Whigs New Single/Video “Algiers”, Do To The Beast Presale

Do to the Beast, the first new album from The Afghan Whigs in 16 years, will be released worldwide via Sub Pop Records on April 15th in North America. The album features the lead single “Algiers.” You can now watch the official video for “Algiers,” directed by Phil Harder on location in Agua Dulce, just … Read more