1. Third Man Records Announce New Dead Weather, Raconteurs Releases

    October 02, 2013 9:43 PM EDT Two of Jack White's bands are back with new releases coming down the line. White's Third Man Records announced today the newest of its Third Man Vault packages, including material from The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs, two bands of which the alt-rocker claims membership. The…

  2. Jack White Gives Career Retrospective at Third Man SXSW Show

    March 17, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Karen Elson surely knew the answer when she asked her audience Friday night at the Stage on Sixth: "Are you ready for Jack?" The night was dedicated to Jack White's Third Man Records label, but as his ex-wife plainly knew, he was the star of the show and the reason a line of…

  3. The Raconteurs Reform, Return Home, Rock Inaugural MI Fest

    September 19, 2011 1:28 PM EDT The Raconteurs capped the first week of their reactivation on Sept. 17, closing the inaugural MI Fest with a blazing 90-minute set at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. It was a homecoming of sorts for the group, which played two warm-up shows -- its first in three years -…

  4. The Raconteurs' Road Return: 'It's Coming Back Pretty Easy For Us'

    September 13, 2011 4:02 PM EDT The Raconteurs ' upcoming spate of live shows are as surprising for the band, which has been dormant since 2008, as they are for its fans. "That's how it always comes about with us -- without much planning," bassist Jack Lawrence tells Billboard.com with a laugh. "…

  5. The Raconteurs, Sheryl Crow Top Inaugural MI Fest Lineup

    July 06, 2011 7:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs will play their first live show in two years, and their only planned concert of the year, as headliners of the inaugural MI Fest, which takes place Sept. 17 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The performance will break a hiatus for the band, which…

  6. ATP NY 2010: 10 Reasons It Rocked

    September 07, 2010 2:20 PM EDT The third annual New York edition of All Tomorrows Parties rocked the Catskills this past weekend (Sept 3-5) with three days of raw power blasting out of the amps of everyone from Iggy & the Stooges and Sonic Youth to Raekwon and GZA. The bill itself was reason enough to head up to…

  7. Dead Weather Is More Than a Side Project, Says Bassist

    July 27, 2010 11:57 AM EDT Its members' other endeavors are beckoning, but the Dead Weather is not over -- at least as far as bassist "Little" Jack Lawrence is concerned. "We all go back to our other projects after this tour, but there's no doubt in my mind we'll be doing more stuff,"…

  8. Daughtry Returns, Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    July 22, 2009 11:11 AM EDT After three weeks of Michael Jackson owning the top selling album in the U.S., the late King of Pop steps aside as Daughtry reigns with "Leave This Town," which tops the Billboard 200 after selling 269,000 units, according to Nielsen Soundscan. For Daughtry, "Leave This Town…

  9. Forecast Bright For Jack White's Dead Weather

    June 22, 2009 9:30 AM EDT It all started with a lost voice and a missing tour bus. Alison Mosshart sings for the Kills, the dirty blues-rock band that opened for the Raconteurs last fall, when Jack White lost his voice. White's hoarseness came near the end of a fairly cataclysmic tour for both White and Mosshart;…

  10. Jack White Brings Dead Weather To Detroit Club

    June 15, 2009 9:38 AM EDT The Dead Weather began a short run of special preview shows over the weekend in preparation for its first North American tour next month. The all-star quartet dropped in on the Magic Stick in band members Jack White and Dean Fertita's home town of Detroit on Friday, announcing the show…

  11. Dead Weather Recording More Music Before Tour

    April 16, 2009 1:49 PM EDT Jack White and company knocked out their first album as the Dead Weather during three weeks in January, and there may be even more to listen to when "Horehound" is released on June 16. Guitarist Dean Fertita tells Billboard.com that the group was recently in the studio recording…

  12. Jack White Forms The Dead Weather

    March 12, 2009 10:46 AM EDT Jack White has formed a new group called The Dead Weather with The Kills frontwoman Alison Mosshart. White takes drum and vocal duties, while The Raconteurs bassist Jack Lawrence and Queens of the Stoneage guitarist Dean Fertita round the four piece out. The group debuted a handful of new…

  13. Raconteurs Album Being Rushed To Market Next Week

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs are eschewing the standard months-long wait between finishing an album and releasing it with "Consolers of the Lonely," which will hit retail March 25 via Third Man/Warner Bros. The set The Raconteurs are eschewing the standard months-long wait between finishing an…

  14. Raconteurs In The Thick Of Recording New Album

    April 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs are in a Nashville recording studio working on the follow-up to their 2006 debut "Broken Boy Soldiers" and hope to have a new album out sometime next year. The group, which features Jac The Raconteurs are in a Nashville recording studio working on the follow-up to…

  15. Chili's Warm To No. 1 Album Post Again

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili Peppers linger for another frame at the top of the chart with "Stadium Arcadium." The feat is accomplished even thoug A week after making its first No. 1 appearance on The Billboard 200, Red Hot Chili…

  16. My Kind Of 'Soldier'

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, make their first big splash this week with their V2 debut, "Bro The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White,…

  17. Raconteurs Rock New York Contest Winners

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Twenty lucky contest winners were treated last night (April 4) to an intimate performance from rock act the Raconteurs at New York's famed Hit Factory Studios. Twenty lucky contest winners were treated last night (April 4) to an intimate performance from rock act the Raconteurs at New…

  18. Little Steven's Underground Garage

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jack White is taking a minute away from the White Stripes (his bandmate Meg is the cruelest of taskmasters), to hang out with the Raconteurs, who top our chart this week. WELCOME, fellow freaks, misfits and outcasts. Jack White is taking a minute away from the White Stripes (his bandmate Meg…

  19. Raconteurs 'Soldier' On With Debut Album

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, will release their debut album, "Broken Boy Soldiers," May 16 v The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White,…

  20. Raconteurs Go 'Steady' With Debut Single

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack White, Brendan Benson and the Greenhornes' Patrick Keeler and Jack Lawrence, will release their debut single, "Steady, As She Goes" b/w "Sto The Raconteurs, the band staffed by the White Stripes' Jack…

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