The reunited Afghan Whigs have released a video ahead of their first new album in 16 years.
Scroll down to watch the video for the track “Algiers“.
It’s taken from Do To The Beast, the band’s first album since their last album, 1965, which was released in 1998. Do To The Beast will be released on Sub Pop on April 14.
Do To The Beast features core members Greg Dulli and bassist John Curley, but it is the first Whigs album that doesn’t feature the band’s original lead guitarist Rick McCollum.
The band reunited briefly in 2012 for a series of festival dates.
The Afghan Whigs will play live at Coachella around the release, performing at the Californian festival on April 11 and 18.
Speaking about his decision to reform the band with Spin in 2012, Greg Dulli revealed: “I did this acoustic tour about a year and a half ago and John Curley did six of the shows with me, and we had a great time. We hadn’t spent any time on the road together since the band. In the spring, I spent a couple days in Minneapolis with Rick McCollum, and that was also a great time. Plus, I had nothing really pressing this summer, so it gives me something to do. “