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Jack White's Dead Weather announce tour dates

Artwork for The Dead Weather's Horehound
Artwork for The Dead Weather's Horehound

Last week, MusicRadar reported to you exclusively about Jack White's plans for the next Whte Stripes album. Now White and the members of his 'supergroup' The Dead Weather have announced dates for their first tour - and revealed artwork for their debut album Horehound.

The band will play some one-off shows - 11 June in Louisville, Kentucky, 24 June at The Forum in London and 29 June at La Cigale in Paris - but the tour officially kicks off on the day of Horehound''s European release (13 July) release with a pair of gigs at Washington, DC's trusty 9:30 Club.

From there, the tour goes Northeast, midwest, Northwest, Southwest, until culminating at the Austin City Limits in (where else?) Austin, Texas.

Presale tickets for all Dead Weather shows go on sale this Wednesday, 13 May at The Dead Weather website.

Can't catch White and co on tour this summer? Then you might want to check out Jack (along with Jimmy Page and The Edge) in the marvelous documentary It Might Get Loud, due this August from Sony Classics.

Joe is a freelance journalist who has, over the past few decades, interviewed hundreds of guitarists for Guitar WorldGuitar PlayerMusicRadar and Classic Rock. He is also a former editor of Guitar World, contributing writer for Guitar Aficionado and VP of A&R for Island Records. He’s an enthusiastic guitarist, but he’s nowhere near the likes of the people he interviews. Surprisingly, his skills are more suited to the drums. If you need a drummer for your Beatles tribute band, look him up.