After all, it can’t be just anyone.
“Judging from the reaction in Australia, your crowd already seems to really like me,” Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist writes in a convincing job application.
Here’s how AC/DC’s Brisbane show went down.
Well weren’t we all very, very wrong with this whole ‘old-school Australian band getting back together for the upcoming AC/DC tour’ shebang. Yep, we kooked it pretty hard speculating that Powderfinger, Jet and/or Silverchair were reuniting, with the official announcement today that The Hives and Kingswood are in fact the supports. The critically adored Swedish
The question of which Aussie band will get the call-up to support AC/DC still hovers, as the Aussie leg of the band’s epic worldwide Rock Or Bust tour looms large. But now, it seems the country’s most coveted support slot may not go to an Aussie band after all. Word on the street – or
Pearl Jam purr, Beady Eye satisfy and Tame Impala ascend
As the travelling circus of the Big Day Out rolls across the country, one of the festivals must-see acts took some time to play an intimate sideshow at the venue formerly known as Billboard. Sweden’s favourite tuxedo-wearing, energy-sapping, hyper-realistic 5-piece The Hives were due to grace us with their presence barely 12 months since their
Shows in Melbourne and Sydney
Recently announced as one of three Blur replacements for Big Day Out 2014 — along with Deftones and Beady Eye — Swedish garage rockers The Hives have been gearing up for the tour by “gaining 15,000 new fans every night” as they accompany Pink around the US, while Music Feeds caught up with drummer Chris
Swedish rockers The Hives have apologised to anyone who was offended after they dedicated their song Tick Tick Boom to the people of Boston during a show at the city’s TD Garden on 5th December, where the band acted as support for popstar Pink. The American city was the location of two bomb attacks during
Big Day Out organisers have detailed their refund process on their website, following the announcement that Beady Eye, Deftones, and The Hives have been added to BDO 2014. Organisers previously stated that refunds would be offered to fans unhappy with the changes. After former co-headliner Blur announced their cancelation, Big Day Out CEO Adam Zammit
The Hives have been ordered to pay 18.5 million kronor (approximately AU $2.8 million) to fellow Swedes The Cardigans, after a court ruling yesterday. The dispute involves a rather shonky-sounding recording studio called Tambourine, located in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, which also doubles as an accounting firm for both bands. Tambourine transferred cash
It’s always going to be a pleasant day when you know you have an interview with The Hives. We were excited to have the opportunity to speak to the brother of Howlin’ Pelle, Nicholaus Arson. Being the guitarist of the Swedish rockers, he talked about the new album Lex Hives and how thrilled they are
The Hives have announced some sideshows on the back of their appearance on the Falls Festival 2013 lineup, and Marion Bay and Lorne over the new year. They’ll be playing three shows in total, including: The Tivoli in Brisbane on 22nd January; The Forum in Melbourne on 6th January; and the Metro in Sydney on
The Hives have released a music video for their new single Wait a Minute. Directed by Travis Schneider, the video was filmed in a Chicago hotel room using only some leather, an iron, a floor lamp, frozen yogurt, and the sweltering Chicago sun. The track is the second single we’ve heard from their new album
The Hives sure know how to get into people’s heads and jog people’s minds.
The five debonair Swedish men that make up The Hives released their new album Lex Hives last week, and now we’ve got the official video clip for their first single Go Right Ahead (watch below). The new album is their first in over 5 years, and was produced by the band themselves. The album has
The five debonair Swedish men that make up The Hives have released a music video for their latest single Go Right Ahead (watch below), taken from their upcoming new album Lex Hives, due for Australian release on the 8th of June. The new album is their first in over 5 years, and was produced by
The Hives are gearing up to release their first album in 5 years, making their first promotional TV appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in the US yesterday (watch below). They performed their new Go Right Ahead, which is the first track to appear off their new album Lex Hives. Lex Hives will be released on
Swedish quintet The Hives have revealed the tracklisting and cover art for their upcoming new release Lex Hives, which will be released on June 5th. This will be their first album in five years, and has been highly anticipated for a long time. The record will have 12 tracks, with two more being added to