(NEW YORK) -- Jack White and Meg White, the two members of the band The White Stripes, have officially called it quits.
The duo posted a farewell message on their official website. The statement reads, "The reason is not due to artistic differences or lack of wanting to continue, nor any health issues as both Meg and Jack are feeling fine and in good health. It is for a myriad of reasons, but mostly to preserve what is beautiful and special about the band have it stay that way."
The band released six studio albums over the course of their 13-year career.
The statement goes on to say that the White Stripes "do not belong to Meg and Jack anymore. The White Stripes belong to you now and you can do with it whatever you want. The beauty of art and music is that it can last forever if people want it to. Thank you for sharing this experience."
Recently, Jack White has been all over the place with his many projects. Besides starting two new bands, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather, he also runs the Nashville, Tennessee-based Third Man Records. White has also produced and recorded plenty of up-and-coming acts, along with legends including Loretta Lynn and Wanda Jackson.
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