Jack White's new band, The Dead Weather, to play first public show

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Jack White's obsession with the number three is no secret. He sticks to a strict color scheme of red, white and black while playing with The White Stripes. He sold a limited number of a vinyl player called the Triple Inchophone, which is used to play rare 3-inch singles, in the merch booth while on tour with drummer Meg. He is often credited in his works as "Jack White III." And his label is called Third Man Records. Now, White is set to unveil his newest "three" project to the public with his third band, The Dead Weather.

The new supergroup, also featuring Alison Mosshart (The Kills), Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone Age) and Jack Lawrence (The Raconteurs, The Greenhornes), will play its first show for the general public at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on April 14. Tickets go on sale here on Wednesday, April 8, at 10 a.m. (EST).

As of now, the band has two songs available on iTunes, "Hang You From The Heavens" and a cover of the Gary Numan song "Are Friends Electric?". The band's first full-length album, Horehound, is slated for release in June 2009.

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