The White Stripes reveal album release date

'Icky Thump' artwork is out too

The White Stripes have revealed the worldwide release dates of their forthcoming album.

‘Icky Thump’ – the follow up to 2005’s ‘Get Behind Me Satan’ – is slated to be released on June 18 in the UK and Europe via XL Recordings, and June 19 in North America, South East Asia and Japan via Warner Brothers Records.

The duo have also revealed the cover art for the album – a black-and-white portrait of Jack and Meg White dressed in beaded suits (pictured).

In other news, the band have confirmed that they will appear at the Zenith in Paris on June 11, in addition to several UK and European festivals as previously announced.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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