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Wireless Festival Kicks Off

The Whites Stripes pulled the curtain down on the first night of the O2 Wireless Festival at Hyde Park last night.Jack and Meg White performed with screens set up behind them showing themselves and the...

By on 15 June 2007

White Stripes Release Album On Usb Drive

Rockers THE WHITE STRIPES are releasing their new album ICKY THUMP as a limited edition USB Flash Drive. Fans can choose between buying a memory stick painted to look like frontman Jack White, or one...

Qotsa Bonding With White Stripes

The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE are looking forward to sharing the stage with THE WHITE STRIPES at the O2 Wireless Festival in London tonight (14Jun07) after bonding over a karaoke machine. QOTSA frontman Josh...

The White Stripes To Play Secret Gig

THE WHITE STRIPES are set to play a one-off gig in New York next week just for their fans - but they are keeping the full details under wraps. The rock duo are scheduled to...

White Slams American Anti-immigration Efforts

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE has slammed the U.S. government's efforts to fight immigration, comparing their controversial methods to post-war Germany. White compares America's newest idea to keep illegal immigrants from crossing the Mexican...

The White Stripes Return With Intimate UK Gig

The White Stripes returned to the UK yesterday to play an intimate gig at the Rivoli Ballroom in south-east London. Jack and Meg White had earlier played an acoustic set to a group of old-aged...

By on 13 June 2007

White's Papal Encounter

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE hugged the late POPE JOHN PAUL II when he was 12-years-old. White, who was born John Gillis, was brought up Catholic by his parents in Detroit, Michigan and was...

White Stripes Play Surprise Elderly Gig

THE WHITE STRIPES surprised elderly British ex-servicemen this afternoon (12Jun07) by performing a special gig at a London hospital. The gig, which was the band's first in the U.K. for two years, saw the brother...

White Stripes Stick To Colour Scheme

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE has no plans to alter the two-piece's white, red and black wardrobe, claiming the band's look is its "greatest insurance policy". White and bandmate Meg White never perform without...

Jack White's Holy Crusade

WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE considered becoming a priest, and was even accepted at a Wisconsin seminary, before he decided to be a musician. Twice-married White, 31, agonised over his decision until be became an...

White Stripes Announce London Show

The White Stripes have announced a special one-off show at London's Rivoli Ballroom next week.Jack and Meg White will be playing on Tuesday June 12th in one of London's last remaining ballrooms with original 1950s...

By on 08 June 2007

White Sick Of Coca-cola Controversy

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is urging his critics to forget about the song he wrote for Coca-Cola, insisting if it wasn't for the internet "no one would know it existed". White was accused...

Jack White Refuses To Live In Britain

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE insists he will never live in Britain despite marrying an English supermodel, because he struggles to be able to wash his hands there. The Icky Thump rocker lives in...

Radio Dj Shocked At Jack White Outburst

LATEST: The radio DJ who was verbally attacked by WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE after she leaked the duo's new album was so shocked at the outburst she thought she was going to cry. DJ...

White Keeps Away From Red Carpet, Avoids Paparazzi

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE has little sympathy for stars who are hounded by the paparazzi - arguing they should stay out of the limelight. The Icky Thump rocker is rarely seen in the...

White Blasts Chicago Dj For Leaking Album

WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE has reportedly taken time out of the group's European festival dates to personally attack a Chicago, Illinois DJ who foolishly leaked the duo's new album. DJ Electra at Chicago's Q101...

Modest Mouse Added To O2 Wireless

Modest Mouse and the Thrills have been added to the ever-expanding line-up at the O2 Wireless Festival.Johnny Marr's new band scored a number one album in the US with We Were Dead Before The Ship...

By on 25 May 2007

White Stripes Confirm Us Tour

The White Stripes have confirmed a full US tour beginning in Chicago in September and finishing with two dates in Seattle.The Detroit band will visit states they haven't played in before as part of the...

By in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 24 May 2007

The White Stripes Pay Country Dues At Nashville Show

THE WHITE STRIPES paid tribute to country's king and queens during their first U.S. live show since December 2005 on Friday night (18May07) by adding Hank Williams, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn tunes to their...

White Stripes Announce Flash Nashville Gig

The WHITE STRIPES are wasting no time getting back to live concert performances - they've announced a last-minute show in Tennessee tomorrow night (18May07). The concert at the Cannery Ballroom in Nashville will be the...

The White Stripes Dismiss Split Reports

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE has dismissed reports the group's forthcoming album Icky Thump will be their last, insisting he can handle the pressures of playing in two popular rock bands. White - who...

Jack White: Stripes Are Here To Stay

WHITE STRIPES singer JACK WHITE has dismissed rumours that the band will split after their next album.Speaking to the NME, Jack explained that, although his latest venture with new band THE RACONTEURS has proved successful,...

By on 09 May 2007

White Stripes Celebrate 10 Years By Playing All 50 Us States

THE WHITE STRIPES will celebrate their 10th anniversary as a band by completing a dream of performing in all 50 US states. The duo has finalised plans for a North American summer (07) tour and...

More Bands Added To O2 Wireless

The line-up for the O2 Wireless festival in London has expanded even further with the addition of number of new bands.Klaxons, the Bees, the Sounds, Ghosts and a host of other new acts have been...

By on 19 April 2007

White Stripes' Love For Britain

American rockers THE WHITE STRIPES new album Icky Thump was inspired by their love of Great Britain. The Seven Nation Army stars have not only named the LP after an obscure 1970's comedy skit, but...

Jack White Cast As Elvis

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is to play ELVIS PRESLEY in a new movie. The BLUE ORCHID star will appear as the late rock 'n' roll icon in WALK HARD, a film about a...

Jack White Cast As Elvis

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE is to play ELVIS PRESLEY in a new movie. The BLUE ORCHID star will appear as the late rock 'n' roll icon in WALK HARD, a film about a...

White Stripes Blame Hoax For Fake Tour Dates

American rockers THE WHITE STRIPES are blaming an internet hoaxer for reports they are embarking on a massive US tour this year. A long list of dates appeared on a number of websites last week...

White Stripes Return With Odd Goodies Tribute

Cult duo THE WHITE STRIPES has sought odd inspiration for their upcoming album - it's a bizarre tribute to a TV skit by British comedy trio THE GOODIES. The White Stripes frontman JACK WHITE has...

Carrey Offers Up His Ipod Hitlist

JIM CARREY has turned iPod DJ to give movie fans a taste of what he listens to when he's at the gym, hiking or in the car. The movie star, who had a special hardcore...

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