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Rough Trade Acquired By Beggars

Independent record label Rough Trade has joined the Beggars Group after the company bought Sanctuary's share of the small firm.Rough Trade will continue to operate out of its own offices but all central functions will...

By on 24 July 2007

White Stripes Top Live Band List

The WHITE STRIPES are the best touring band to see live, according to a new U.S. poll. The duo, Jack and Meg White, beat Radiohead, Pearl Jam and the newly-reunited Rage Against The MAChine in...

White Stripes Play Shortest Gig Ever

THE WHITE STRIPES played their shortest ever gig in Newfoundland, Canada on Tuesday (17Jul07) - a single note long. Crowds gathered at the last minute concert in George Street, St. John's, where frontman Jack White...

White Stripes Play 'Shortest Ever Gig'

The White Stripes have played their shortest ever gig, treating fans to the sound of just a single note in a surprise show to mark the end of their Canadian tour.In the briefest of performances...

By on 18 July 2007

White Stripes Perform On Fishing Boat

Rock duo THE WHITE STRIPES played a concert on a fishing boat this week (begs09Jul07) in the latest of a series of performances in unusual places. The Hotel Yorba band took to the stage aboard...

White Stripes Announce UK Tour

The White Stripes have announced details of an autumn UK tour which includes a show at London's O2 Arena - formally the Millennium Dome.After playing the O2 Wireless festival at Hyde Park as well as...

By on 10 July 2007

White Stripes Play Bowling Alley

THE WHITE STRIPES have performed another in a series of unusual gigs on their North American tour, this time in a Canadian bowling alley. The Hotel Yorba duo thrilled locals by playing a handful of...

White Stripes Play On A City Bus

THE WHITE STRIPES are continuing their pledge to perform in unusual places on their North American tour - they played on a city bus in Canada on Monday (02Jul07). The rock duo played an acoustic...

Second Time Lucky For Editors

Indie band Editors are celebrating their first ever UK number one album after fending off competition from Kelly Clarkson.The Birmingham alt-rock outfit are at the top of the album charts for the first time-ever with...

By on 02 July 2007

White Stripes Play Classroom Gig

Rock duo THE WHITE STRIPES played a unique concert in a Canada classroom before 20 stunned teenagers on Sunday (24Jun07). The Hotel Yorba stars performed the free show in a mobile classroom at the Creekside...

White Would Only Play Elvis In His Younger Years

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE agreed to play ELVIS PRESLEY in a new movie if only he could play The King in his younger years. The singer/actor, who starred in 2003's Cold Mountain, was...

White Stripes Top UK Album Chart

American rockers THE WHITE STRIPES' new album ICKY THUMP has shot straight to the top of the UK chart. The LP beat old rockers the Traveling Wilburys into the second spot. Enrique Iglesias' new album...

White Stripes Top Charts

The White Stripes have chalked up their second UK number one album after Icky Thump when straight to the top spot on its first week of release.The Detroit duo's place at number one comes at...

By on 25 June 2007

White Stripes Play Gig In Their Own Record Shop

THE WHITE STRIPES wowed 200 fans with a one-off concert at a specially constructed record shop in Los Angeles on Wednesday (20Jun07) night. The rock duo converted what was Tower Records on Sunset Strip into...

White Amazed By Radio Station's 'Verbal Attack' Claims

LATEST: THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE was amazed when a Chicago, Illinois radio station claimed he verbally attacked a DJ after she leaked the duo's new album earlier this month (Jun07). White insists all...

White Is Dedicated To Both Bands

Singer JACK WHITE is dedicated to both his bands, insisting THE WHITE STRIPES and THE RACONTEURS are equally important to him. Despite forming The Raconteurs as a side project with Brendon Benson, White claims he...

White: 'Fatherhood Has Made Me Mellow'

Being a father has changed WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE's outlook on life, leaving him a mellow version of his former self. The star is father to 13-month old Scarlett Theresa with wife Karen Elson...

White Dedicates New Songs To Scotland

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE is paying tribute to his Scottish ancestry on new album ICKY THUMP. The rocker admits two songs on the album, St Andrew (This Battle Is in the Air) and...

Oldies Invade Album Chart

While the youngsters are concentrating on next weekend's Glastonbury festival, ageing rockers have launched a backhand coup on the album chart top ten.Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys are straight in at number one this week.The band,...

By on 18 June 2007

White Still Puzzled About Stooges Snub

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE is still looking for answers as to why IGGY POP shunned his efforts to produce THE STOOGES reunion album last year (06). White, a huge fan of the punk...

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...

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