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Brendan Benson Isn't Cool

Brendan Benson didn't think he was ''cool enough'' to be in The Raconteurs.The 48-year-old singer/songwriter joined the supergroup when bandmate Jack White had found huge success with The White Stripes, while 'Little' Jack Lawrence and...

Jack White Won't Play Own Material In Raconteurs Shows

Jack White insists it would be bad for morale if he played his other material during Raconteurs shows.The 43-year-old singer knows some of his old songs, such as White Stripes' 'Seven Nation Army' would go...

Jack White Doesn't Own A Cell Phone

Jack White doesn't own a cell phone.The former White Stripes star is known to ban all phones from his shows and now he has revealed that he doesn't actually use one himself because he thinks...

Upcoming Releases: What's Coming Up For June 2019?

The indie and pop worlds go hand in hand when it comes to releasing super infectious and thoroughly uplifting tunes. June promises to get the summer off to an anthemic start with these seven albums,...

The Strokes Set For All Points East

The Strokes will play their first UK show in four years at All Points East Festival.The 'Last Nite' rockers - whose last live performance was in 2017 at Lollapalooza Chile - will make their comeback...

The Raconteurs To Drop Two New Songs

The Raconteurs will release two new songs on Wednesday (19.12.18).Jack White's band - which also includes Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler - recently confirmed they are working on their first album in 10...

Jack White's The Raconteurs Reveal New Album Plans

Jack White's band The Raconteurs plan to release their first new album in ten years.The group - which also includes Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler - have confirmed they are currently working on...

Jack White Discovered Punk Rock At Dumpster

Jack White got into punk rock by trawling dumpster bins. The former White Stripes frontman has revealed that it was when he stumbled upon a vinyl copy of Iggy Pop's band The Stooges' 1969 self-titled...

Jack White To Release Double Acoustic Album

Jack White is to release a double acoustic album - including a new White Stripes song. The 41-year-old star has announced he will drop a 26-track collection, entitled 'Jack White: Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016', on September...

Jack White Recording 20 New Tracks

Jack White has recorded new material with The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs.The '16 Saltines' singer and solo artist has recorded a large number of new songs with two of his bands at his Third...

Jack White: Songwriters Should Be Against The World

Jack White thinks it's a songwriter's job to be ''against the world''.The 'Freedom at 21' singer credits his career to the delta blues musicians of the 1920s and 1930s, and believes all artists should stay...

Jack White Promises Second Album

Jack White promises ''another album is on the way already.''The singer has already started work on his second solo album after the success of 'Blunderbuss', released earlier this year.The singer, guitarist, drummer and pianist also...

Jack White Recruited To Write 'Lone Ranger' Score

Jack White really is looking to the future in the wake of his debut LP album 'Blunderbuss' being released this week and looking set to hit the top of the charts - certainly in the...

Jack White To Compose Soundtrack For 'The Lone Ranger'

Jack White is on board with Disney Pictures, to soundtrack the forthcoming movie the Lone Ranger. The movie is directed by Gore Verbinski and will star Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger, whilst Johnny Depp...

Jack White's Debut Solo Album 'Blunderbuss' Set For April Release

Jack White is due to release his debut solo album, according to The Guardian, today (January 31, 2012). Blunderbuss scheduled for release on April 24, 2012. The White Stripes, DEAD WEATHER and The Raconteurs star...

Jack White To Release First Solo Album, Blunderbuss

Jack White will release his first solo album, 'Blunderbuss', in April. The singer and multi-instrumentalist dissolved his best known project, The White Stripes, last February, and while he's been busy with a number of musical...

The Raconteurs' Future Uncertain

The Raconteurs are uncertain whether they will record another album.The 'Steady as She Goes' hitmakers - which features former White Stripes musician Jack White and Brendan Benson - are currently on tour in the US...

Jack White Named Nashville City Ambassador

Jack White has been named a City Ambassador for Nashville. The former White Stripes frontman - who grew up in Detroit, but moved to Nashville at the end of 2005 - became the first ever...

Jack White Won't Join Another Band

Jack White has ruled out joining another band and hinted at starting a solo career.The singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer announced the end of his biggest group, The White Stripes, earlier this month, and now says...

Jack White Announces The White Stripes Are To Split

JACK WHITE announced today that his duo THE WHITE STRIPES have officially split.JACK WHITE and drummer MEG WHITE have officially called time on the Detroit duo's 14 year history.In a statement made on their website,...

Wanda Jackson Teams Up With Jack White For Conan Performance

Wanda Jackson and Jack White performed together on 'Conan' last night (26.01.11).The 73-year-old rockabilly singer appeared on the late night talk show with the White Stripes muscian to promote the album they have worked on...

Jack White Never Plans His Career

Jack White never plans his career from one day to the next. The singer, guitarist and record producer is something of a rock 'n' roll renaissance man - as a member of The White Stripes,...

The White Stripes Reveal Plans To Make New Record

The White Stripes are ready to head back into the studio together.Guitarist and singer Jack White has been busy on a number of other projects - including his Third Man record label and recording albums...

Music Director Jack White

Jack White feels more like a director than a musician.The White Stripes frontman - who is also a member of bands The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather - has revealed moving between his multiple music...

Jack White's Jay-z Collaboration

Jack White has collaborated with Jay-Z on an "unbelievable" song. The White Stripes frontman said he was impressed with the'99 Problems' rapper's wordplay whgen he played him some ideas in the studio recently. He explained:...

Jack White's 'Strange' Stripes

Jack White thinks it would be "strange" to play with the White Stripes again. The guitarist and singer - who is in the band with drummer Meg White - said he doesn't know how to...

Jay-z Fan Jack White

Jack White is in awe of Jay-Z.The rocker - who has fronted The White Stripes, and founded bands The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather - believes he actually has more in common with the legendary...

Dead Weather To Continue

The Dead Weather will finish recording their second album this year.The supergroup released their debut LP 'Horehound' this summer but are already well underway with the follow-up, despite it previously being unsure whether they would...

Jay-z's Bono Plan

Jay-Z wants to duet with Bono.The rap star is a friend of the U2 singer and says he would love to turn their personal relationship into a professional one.He said: "Bono would be a great...

Jack White Goes Solo

Jack White is releasing a solo single.The rocker - who also plays guitar in The Dead Weather and front The White Stripes and The Raconteurs - penned 'Fly Farm' blues at the request of film...

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