Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Blues rock, garage rock, psychedelic rock, alternative rock
City and Colour
Queens of the Stone Age
The White Stripes
Alison Mosshart lead vocals, rhythm guitar, keyboards
Jack White drums, lead vocals, guitar
Dean Fertita lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
Jack Lawrence bass, backing vocals, drums
When The Raconteurs were performing in Memphis, Tennessee, Jack White lost his voice and the band asked
Alison Mosshart of The Kills with whom they were touring to fill in on some songs.
Jack White later asked her if she would record a song with him and Jack Lawrence. They met Dean Fertita
at the studio and they ended up performing more than one song that night.
Ultimately they decided to form a band with Mosshart as their lead singer, Lawrence on bass, Fertita
on guitar and keyboard and White on drums.
In January 2009, Mosshart, Fertita, Lawrence and White got together for an impromptu jam at White's
Third Man studio. The session was followed by two and a half weeks of song writing and recording,
during which The Dead Weather formed