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Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli on being chased by Meat Loaf for helping himself to Meat's leftovers

While the Afghan Whigs are probably not the first band people think of when they think of the '90s, album for album, the band consistently put out quality material. The outfit's soul-inflected rock, which could just as easily be called power pop even though it packed a lot more punch than some of that music, can be heard in a lot of contemporary music being made, whether the acts know it or not. Greg Dulli's strongly evocative voice has always reverberated with a raw emotional honesty that remains undiminished to this day.

See also: - Afghan Whigs at the Ogden Theater, 10/30/12 - The ten best concerts this week: 10/29-11/2 - Dulli Noted: The Afghan Whigs' Greg Dulli, in black, white and gray

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.