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The White Stripes
The White Stripes

Background information
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genre(s) Rock
Alternative Rock
Garage Rock Revival
Punk Blues
Years active 1997—present
Label(s) V2 Records
Sympathy For The Record Industry
XL Recordings
Sub Pop
Third Man Records
Associated acts Beck
The Dead Weather
The Raconteurs
The Upholsterers
Goober & the Peas
The Go
Holly Golightly
The Dirtbombs
Soledad Brothers
Website Website
Former members
Jack White
Meg White

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The White Stripes is an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The group consists of songwriter Jack White (vocals, guitar, and keyboards) and his ex-wife Meg White (drums and occasional vocals). After releasing several singles and three albums within the Detroit independent music underground, the White Stripes rose to prominence in 2002, as part of the garage rock revival scene. Their successful albums "White Blood Cells" and "Elephant" drew them attention from a large variety of media outlets in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Under Great White Northern Lights (2010) Icky Thump (2007) Walking With A Ghost (2005) Get Behind Me Satan (2005) Elephant (2003) White Blood Cells (2001) De Stijl (2000) The White Stripes (1999)

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Jack White Receives Music City Ambassador Award In Hometown

April 18, 2011
Jack White has been made an ambassador by his hometown. The singer received the first-ever Music City Ambassador Award in Nashville on Saturday (April 16).   Read more 

The White Stripes To Release Final Gig As Live Album

April 11, 2011
The White Stripes will release their final gig as a live album. The band, who announced their split in February, will release an exclusive 'Vault Package' for fans.   Read more 

Jack White Signed Guitar Stolen From London Studio

February 24, 2011
A guitar signed by former White Stripes star Jack White has been stolen from an art studio in East London. The instrument, a Fender Stratocaster worth £15,000, was taken from owner Paul Biver's Old Street studio on January 23 between the hours of 8pm and 9.30am the next day.  Read more 

Jack White: I'll Never Form A New Band

February 23, 2011
Former White Stripes Jack White has said he has no plans to ever form a new band. The musician, who announced earlier this month that The White Stripes had ended, said he would now focus on his other projects The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, or working solo.  Read more 

The White Stripes' Album Sales Increase As Band Announce Split

February 4, 2011
Sales of The White Stripes' albums have seen a dramatic increase since the band announced their split. The band, who announced their split yesterday (February 3), have now seen a surge of album sales.  Read more 

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