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The Whigs

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Group Members: Hank Sullivant, Parker Gispert, Julian Dorio
Biography: Frontman Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio, and bassist Hank Sullivant formed the Whigs in 2002, while the three Athens-based musicians were attending college at the University of Georgia. With a jaunty mix of Westerberg-like swagger, alt-rock songwriting, and a heartfelt country disposition, the ...Read full biography
Give 'Em All A Big Fat Lip
Released: 2005
Label: ATO Records
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This 2005 indie release was scooped up and reissued by ATO a year later after Rolling Stone named the Athens, GA trio one of the "Ten Artists to Watch" in April of 2006. It's usually a good sign when a ...Read full review
Enjoy the Company
Released: 2012
Label: New West
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A common complaint leveled against Athens, Georgia trio the Whigs is that they've been too stuck in the past, determined to re-create the glory days of grunge. They do their best to shake off these criticisms ...Read full review
More The Whigs albums: Main Albums (4), Singles & EPs (1)