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The Hives Announce New Album & Tour

Posted by: Alex DiVincenzo (04/24/12)
The Hives will release Lex Hivens on June 5 via their own Disques Hives. The band will be hitting the road in support of the album shortly after its release; dates in the replies.
  
 
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12:25 PM on 04/24/12
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Tour Dates6/19 - Washington, D.C. - 9:30 Club
6/20 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
6/22 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
6/23 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
6/25 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
6/26 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
6/27 - Pontiac, MI - Clutch Cargo's
6/29 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest
6/30 - Chicago, IL - The Vic Theatre
12:26 PM on 04/24/12
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And here are videos of their recent performance on Jimmy Kimmel:


12:29 PM on 04/24/12
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01:03 PM on 04/24/12
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This is the funniest band ever you'll ever see on stage. They have ninjas that carry out their gear for them. Fucking NINJAS.
01:34 PM on 04/24/12
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Seeing them play the tiny Studio at Webster Hall on Thu. Should be a ruckus event.
02:39 PM on 04/24/12
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Shame
I use to love this band becuase of the lead singers energy
These new jams allow him to display none of that
03:14 PM on 04/24/12
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FINALLY KNOW THE SUMMERFEST DATE! I've been waiting to see this band for five years. The wait was getting a little ridiculous.
04:28 PM on 04/24/12
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The leader singer is trying to breathe as much life into these songs as he can but it's not working. The music's pretty bland. The Hives are one of those bands that don't need to "evolve". I'd be fine with 13 songs, 30 minutes. All 100 mph.
04:54 AM on 04/25/12
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Howlin' Pelle Almqvist was so awesome at Coachella this year. Love The Hives so damn much.

EDIT: After watching these videos, yeah he tamed it down a bit perhaps because it was a nationally televised performance and they wanted to be tighter... but sweet heavens is he a mad man live. Go see this tour, thank me later.
06:05 AM on 04/25/12
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Can't wait for this. They really do have some awesome modern singles: Main Offender, Hate to Say..., Walk Idiot Walk. I could go on (?)
08:32 AM on 04/25/12
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Can't wait for this. They really do have some awesome modern singles: Main Offender, Hate to Say..., Walk Idiot Walk. I could go on (?)

Here We Go Again, Antidote, See Through Head, Die All Right to name another few :P

but yeah, Hate To Say I Told You So is propably the best
08:45 AM on 04/25/12
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Here We Go Again, Antidote, See Through Head, Die All Right to name another few :P

but yeah, Hate To Say I Told You So is propably the best
Hate to Say I Told You So is The Hives Smells like Teen Spirit.

Riff is infectious.
10:03 AM on 04/25/12
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Fucking LOVE The Hives. Can't wait for this.
10:09 AM on 04/25/12
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Howlin' Pelle Almqvist was so awesome at Coachella this year. Love The Hives so damn much.

EDIT: After watching these videos, yeah he tamed it down a bit perhaps because it was a nationally televised performance and they wanted to be tighter... but sweet heavens is he a mad man live. Go see this tour, thank me later.
I couldn't stand him at Coachella. Between every song he would perform annoyingly narcissistic monologues. Stood through about 5 of them before I left.
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