The White Stripes

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Rock marathons: why Paul McCartney longs for the days of half hour gigs
In recent years, concerts have grown longer and longer - and McCartney blames Bruce Springsteen. But the Boss isn’t the worst offender …

28, Jun, 2023 @3:24 PM

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Jack White defends Meg White’s drumming with poem addressing critics
After a US political reporter questioned the impact of the drummer’s style on the White Stripe’s legacy, White, Questlove and Karen Elson rushed to her defence

Laura Snapes

16, Mar, 2023 @10:59 AM

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How did Seven Nation Army become a terrace anthem – and what links it to Blur and Bernie Sanders?
From arty indie bands to US election knockouts, we join the dots around one of the most enduring stadium singalongs

Larry Ryan

26, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Jack White secret gig at Glastonbury 2022 review – an hour of face-melting rock delirium
The rocker stuns a huge crowd at the festival’s Park stage with an eclectic set taken from across his career, then sends them away chanting Seven Nation Army in unison

Keza MacDonald

26, Jun, 2022 @9:15 PM

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‘I thought I’d end up running an upholstery shop’: Jack White on the White Stripes, bar brawls and fame
As one half of the White Stripes, the Detroit musician conquered the world. He has since played in other bands, opened record shops and worked with country legend Loretta Lynn. After a busy lockdown, he is back with two new solo albums

Dave Simpson

11, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jack White review – an ecstatic rock’n’roll augury
Playing at the opening of the London outpost of his label Third Man, the former White Stripes frontman scintillatingly showed rock isn’t dead yet

Martin Robinson

26, Sep, 2021 @12:13 PM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Bradley Cooper wanted Jack White to star alongside Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born
A profile of Gaga in Variety has identified the ex-White Stripes frontman as Cooper’s first choice in his directorial debut, before studio vetoed

Catherine Shoard

14, Nov, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Jack White review – a wild tightrope walk across thrash, funk and hip-hop
The former White Stripes frontman twists up and melts down material old and new – and channels Roxy Music along the way

Stevie Chick

29, Mar, 2018 @9:40 AM

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Jack White: Boarding House Reach review – the rulebook goes out the window
Digital effects, spoken-word, a brave attempt at rapping … after two decades of uptight indie, White has loosened his artistic shackles and seems to be having fun

Alexis Petridis

22, Mar, 2018 @3:30 PM

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Jack White: ‘As an artist it is your job not to take the easy way out’
As the messiah of analogue and vinyl goes digital on his new solo album, he talks about the need to be contrary, his love of objects – and his dislike of the press

Kate Mossman

16, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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'Oh, Jeremy Corbyn' - how Seven Nation Army inspired the political chant of a generation
No one knows who started it, but the chant that accompanied Corbyn’s rise is here to stay

Andrew Harrison

07, Oct, 2017 @11:05 PM

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