I was never a punk. In high school I was a trendy little femme who liked the Smiths and sixties music. Duckie was my fashion icon. The only punk rock I listened to was the Dead Milkmen. The king of the punks at my school was a senior named Alex who came to class one … Continue reading Riot Fest 2016: I Remember Halloween
Video: The Hives – “Go Right Ahead” I didn’t realize that the video we linked to last month was a live version of the new single. The Hives are such a tight live band that I assumed that was the studio version. Nope. This is. And it’s even better. Lex Hives is out now, and … Continue reading Ride the Hives Zeppelin
Video: The Hives – “Go Right Ahead” The Hives are back with a new single that won’t bring you down…Bruce! Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist is in fine form, decked out in a top hat and cape, and mugging with his best Lux Interior faces. America needs more cape rock. The new album, Lex Hives, is due … Continue reading New Hives video: Go Right Ahead
All the latest crap we’ve posted to Twitter.
YouTube: The Hives – “Tick Tick Boom” Better than the Nike ad.
Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist on the Misfits: “It sounds like shit and was recorded by a bunch of dudes in 1978. The lyrics are difficult to understand but it has the best hidden pop melodies ever. Melodies up there with Motown and Abba.”
The Hives and the Sahara Hotnights visit Chicago and prove there’s more to Swedish pop than Abba.
We’ve got the cover art for the new Hives album, Tyrannosaurus Hives. Tour dates too.
The Hives sell out in Detroit.