LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) - Fans of The White Stripes and The Strokes will not be able to see their favourite rockers on video music channel MTV Europe come April 1 as talks between the two sides have broken down over a new licensing agreement. A contingent of Europe's independent music labels said they will hold a press conference on Wednesday announcing plans to boycott the network once the current four-year contract lapses at the end of March. Europe's independent labels, which account for 22 percent of Europe's music market, had been negotiating a contract extension with MTV via bargaining group Video Performance Limited (VPL). The VPL represented hundreds of artists that also include The Prodigy, Lemon Jelly and Feeder. Read entire story here.