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Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters and Rolling Stone in Onstage Rant

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In a rambling talk that he admitted was “Kanye West-esque,” Jack White took shots at the Foo Fighters, lip-syncing pop stars and Rolling Stone magazine during a performance last night at Fenway Park in Boston. You can hear the entire thing above.

“You know most performers don’t use microphones anymore,” White said between songs. “Then there’s the Foo Fighters, a band right there that has a second guitar player playing the same parts I play back right here in case I make a mistake.”

Next, White turned his attention to Rolling Stone, which he said has become too focused on celebrities and list-based articles. “, brought to you by the Kardashian family,” he said, before adding some satirical future subjects: “15 Outfits That Will Blow Your Mind That Taylor Swift Wore This Month” and “12 Reasons Rolling Stone Won’t Put a Black-and-White Cover on Your Magazine Unless You’re Dead.” White also pointed out that founder Jann Wenner also owns US magazine, saying he has been “keeping paparazzi alive for 20 years.”

White then put everything in perspective before getting back to the music: “So forget ISIS, forget the war in the Middle East, forget any problems at home, forget gay marriage, forget everything you ever thought about everything,” he said. “This not a rant. This is just me saying, ‘Hello Cleveland!’ … Yeah, baby! Brought to you by”

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