The White Stripes are officially done

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The White Stripes are officially done

Postby MajinTrunkz » Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:44 am

There's gotta be some WS fans here:

There's been a lot of rumors about this happening ever since they cancelled their tour dates back in 2007, but I was holding on to hope that it wouldn't happen. Easily one of my all-time favorite bands (second only to Modest Mouse), and I'm saddened by the news. I think the worst part is that I never got to see them live. I'm really hoping for a reunion eventually.

Edit: Here's a download of their last live performance, closing out the last show of Late Night With Conan O'Brien almost 2 years ago. Jack looks to be holding back tears at some parts; wonder if he knew this was the last time he and Meg would be sharing the stage.
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Re: The White Stripes are officially done

Postby Slackerbitch » Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:16 am

yeah, read about this earlier, i only got to see them once, but they put on a great show. can't believe that they haven't toured since 2007. sad way to go out, should have at least done one last tour :cry:

jack says that he is going to continue to release unreleased stuff from their vault though, so at least we'll get some more music.
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Re: The White Stripes are officially done

Postby innocentbystander » Fri Feb 04, 2011 2:26 am

That's really sad, yeah. Ive only heard White Blood Cells but it's one of my favorite albums.
Also just to put it out there they should issue less vinyl. There's a fine line between pleasing and pissing off your fans. :P
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Re: The White Stripes are officially done

Postby sunspots » Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:27 am

That's a real killer, isn't it.

I'm really speechless right now.
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Re: The White Stripes are officially done

Postby Other People » Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:59 am

Brother, sister, married, bandmates, divorced and broke up.

Rock and roll.

And bring on the vinyl. Love every bit of it.

Still sad to see the band disbanded.
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