Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney says Jack White tried to fight him in a bar
When Jack White gets mad, a seven nation army couldn’t hold him back. But what about a tweetstorm?
First, some background: Jack White and color-wheel-opposites the Black Keys have had bad blood for some time now.
In 2013, emails relating to White’s custody battle with ex-wife Karen Elson revealed that the former White Stripe didn’t think kindly of Black Keys singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach: He accused the frontman of ripping off his sound. Auerbach shot back in Rolling Stone, saying that White “sounds like an asshole.”
White eventually brokered peace with a (since-deleted) note on his website, writing, “I wish the band the Black Keys all the success that they can get.” The olive branch was extended; the angels sang. Read more…