But by 2000, the two were only getting along musically. By the time they made it big, with 2001's White Blood Cells, they were divorced. So why the brother/sister ruse? "When you see a band that is two pieces, husband and wife ... you think, 'Oh, I see,'" explained Jack White. "When they're brother and sister, you go, 'Oh, that's interesting.' You care more about the music, not the relationship." [Houston Press, Wikipedia]
In honor of The White Stripes, who are officially dunzo as of this week, we bring you a slideshow of other bands composed of exes.