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The Hives

The Hives are a rock band originating from Fagersta, Sweden and have been compared to punk bands such as The Ramones. The charismatic five piece consist of Howlin' Pelle Almqvist (vocals), Nicholas Arson (guitar), Vigilante Carlstroem (guitar), Dr. Matt Destruction (bass) and Chris Dangerous (drums). The band are famed for their showmanship, Perfectly timed playing, shout along vocals and of course their matching stage attires.

They surfaced in the UK and USA in the year 2000 with their second album "Veni Vidi Vicious" (their first album 1997s "Barely legal" failed to ch ...read more

The Hives are a rock band originating from Fagersta, Sweden and have been compared to punk bands such as The Ramones. The charismatic five piece consist of Howlin' Pelle Almqvist (vocals), Nicholas Arson (guitar), Vigilante Carlstroem (guitar), Dr. Matt Destruction (bass) and Chris Dangerous (drums). The band are famed for their showmanship, Perfectly timed playing, shout along vocals and of course their matching stage attires.

They surfaced in the UK and USA in the year 2000 with their second album "Veni Vidi Vicious" (their first album 1997s "Barely legal" failed to chart in either UK or US) which charted in no. 63 in the US. The bands third album "Tyranosaurus hives" reached no. 7 in the UK charts and no. 33 in the US and was released in 2004 with their current signing to Universal Music, with a contract reportedly worth $12 million. "The worlds best live band" have just released their fourth studio album "The Black and White Album".

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LPs
Lex Hives
06/01/2012

3.1
65 Votes
Black And White Album
2007

3.2
190 Votes
Tyrannosaurus Hives
2004

3.7
298 Votes
Veni Vidi Vicious
2000

3.7
252 Votes
Barely Legal
1997

3.6
92 Votes
Live Albums
Tussles in Brussels
2005

4
5 Votes
Compilations
Your New Favourite Band
2004

3.6
83 Votes

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