The White Stripes are expected to release their sixth full-length album, "Icky Thump," this year. The garage rock duo revealed on its Web site that it has finished recording and mixing the set, which

The White Stripes are expected to release their sixth full-length album, "Icky Thump," this year. The garage rock duo revealed on its Web site that it has finished recording and mixing the set, which will be its first since 2005's "Get Behind Me Satan." There is no official word of a release date, though the group writes, "We are doing our best (whatever that is) to release the album as soon as corporately possible."

Jack and Meg white spent three weeks at Nashville's Blackbird Studio recording the effort. The group posted clips of one track, ""I'm Slowly Turning Into You," on its site, though "the actual music has been replaced with mid eighties sampling keyboard technology to prevent what industry analysts are now calling 'song poaching.'" Other tentative song titles unveiled include "Catch Hell Blues," "Little Cream Soda" and "You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do What You're Told)."

As previously hinted here, the White Stripes have inked a deal with Warner Bros., having exited now-defunct V2 records.

The group has been tapped to perform at the Bonnaroo festival June 14-17 in Manchester, Tenn., alongside of Widespread Panic and the Police. The Detroit-raised group is in the midst of planning a tour in support of "Icky Thump."

Jack White spent much of last year promoting and touring with his other band the Raconteurs, who released their debut, "Broken Boy Soldiers," in May.

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