The Whigs premiere new album + the band returns to The Late Show with David Letterman on Sept. 25

The Whigs

Acclaimed Athens, GA trio The Whigs have premiered their new album Enjoy The Company on Paste Magazine. Listen to this exciting new record a week before it's September 18, 2012 release (link below).

The Whigs will return to The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, September 25, to perform their new single "Waiting".

The Whigs have caught the attention of countless fans and critics for what The New York Times praises as "two-chord guitar and drums furor worthy of The Who." Rolling Stone calls The Whigs "a fiery, young and timelessly tuneful rock trio" while NPR simply calls them "amazingly good." Vanity Fair says they "sound like a whiskey-soaked bolt of electricity coming through your speakers ... no fuss chord progressions, the constant stammer of crash cymbals ... it's hard to deny their pop sensibilities, which is what makes them instantly likeable." The Chicago Tribune raves The Whigs "mix feisty licks, catchy hooks and twangy melodies into a Southern garage-rock stew that begs to be heard live."

A band known for their explosive live show and on-stage passion, The Whigs are currently on a three-month national headlining tour that will include a performance at this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival.

The band spent most of 2010 and 2011 on the road with the Kings Of Leon and Black Keys (to name a few), performed for the Armed Forces on a USO tour of Germany and the UK, and captivated concertgoers with stage-stealing performances at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Fuji Rock and T in The Park.

Enjoy The Company features ten tracks of pure celebratory rock and roll fueled by the rhythms of the road, the classic albums that inspired the trio and nights spent together on stage.

From the exhilarating opening track "Staying Alive," the joyous guitar hooks of "Tiny Treasures" and the spirited hard riffing of "Rock And Roll Forever," Enjoy The Company - from beginning to end - builds with exploding drums and power chords that offer listeners a powerful sonic rendering of a band opening up to the depth of their past and kicking open the doors to their future.

Produced by John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr, Son Volt, Sonic Youth) in the solitude of Dreamland Studios, a historic church in rural Woodstock, New York, Enjoy The Company is the band's first record for New West Records.

Pre-order the album on iTunes or Amazon.

The Whigs 2012 tour dates (more to be announced):

(Dates and information subject to change.)

September 14 Headliner's Music Hall Louisville, KY
September 19 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
September 21 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
September 27 Bourbon Street Bar Auburn, AL
September 28 Zydeco Birmingham, AL
September 29 Starry Nights Festival Oakland, KY
October 6 Charleston Pour House Charleston, SC
October 12 The Belmont Austin, TX **
October 13 ACL Festival Austin, TX
October 17 The Griffin San Diego, CA
October 18 Bootleg Bar Los Angeles, CA
October 19 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA
October 22 Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver, BC
October 23 Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
October 24 The Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
October 26 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
October 27 Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
October 29 The Waiting Room Lounge Omaha, NE
October 30 Firebird St. Louis, MO
November 3 Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC
November 5 The Southern Charlottesville
November 7 Black Cat Washington, DC
November 8 Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA
November 9 North Star Bar Philadelphia, PA
November 10 Glasslands Gallery Brooklyn, NY
November 12 The Basement Columbus, OH
November 13 The Vogue Indianapolis, IN
November 14 Magic Stick Detroit, MI
November 16 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
November 17 Triple Rock Minneapolis, MN
November 23 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA

** Supporting Delta Spirit

Photo credit: Joshua Black Wilkins

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