HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE WHITE STRIPES

And you can get your tickets here from 9am Wednesday...

White Stripes will come to the UK for a UK tour in January, NME.COM can reveal.

Jack and Meg will follow in the footsteps of mates The Strokes and play two nights at the London Alexandra Palace as part of a tour that visits the biggest venues the band have ever played.

The shows are at:

Liverpool Royal Court (January 19)

London Alexandra Palace (20-21)

Nottingham Ice Arena (23)

Glasgow SECC (24-25)

Blackpool Empress Ballroom (27-28)

Bridlington Spa (29)

All shows go on sale Wednesday (December 17) and are priced £22.50, apart from London, which are £25.

To get tickets, [url=]click here after 9am or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

For more news on the band, see this week’s NME, which is out tomorrow in London and nationwide the following day.