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The White Stripes

Formed: 1997 in Detroit, MI
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Disbanded: 2011
Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Meg White, Jack White
Biography: The White Stripes formed on Bastille Day in 1997, aiming to create simple, vigorous rock & roll with little more than Meg White's percussion and Jack White's guitar-and-vocal attack. Meg's drumming was deliberate and straightforward, while Jack's formidable guitar skills paid homage to garage rock, blues, ...Read full biography
Elephant
Released: 2003
Label: V2 Records
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White Blood Cells may have been a reaction to the amount of fame the White Stripes had received up to the point of its release, but, paradoxically, it made full-fledged rock stars out of Jack and Meg White ...Read full review
White Blood Cells
Released: 2001
Label: V2 Records
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Despite the seemingly instant attention surrounding them -- glowing write-ups in glossy magazines like Rolling Stone and Mojo, guest lists boasting names like Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson, and appearances ...Read full review
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