Home > News & Reviews > The Hives

The Hives Announce First Album In Seven Years, Release New Track I'm Alive

Friday, 17 May 2019 Written by Helen Payne

The Hives are back!

The Swedish rockers have announced their first album in seven years. Though yet to have a firm release date or title, we do know it's due to arrive at some point in early 2020. They have, however, shared the first single, which will get a physical 7" release on June 7 through Jack White's Third Man Records.

I’m Alive is a big, bold, indie rock earworm of a comeback, with vocalist Pelle Almqvist asking: “Did you miss me boys and girls?”

We certainly did. Discussing the track with DIY, he said:

“I’m Alive is a song about crawling up from under a rock and obliterating all resistance that sounds like crawling up from under a rock and obliterating all resistance because it is a band crawling up from under a rock and obliterating all resistance. Use it in your own life to help you obliterate your own resistance!”

The Hives are set to headline a Heritage Live concert in Saffron Walden in July, with support from the Fratellis and the Sandinistas, as well as co-headline shows with Refused in the US this month.

The Hives Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat May 18 2019 - PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania - Franklin Music Hall (USA)
Mon May 20 2019 - CHICAGO Illinois - Vic Theatre (USA)
Tue May 21 2019 - ST LOUIS Missouri - Pageant (USA)
Wed May 22 2019 - LAWRENCE Kansas - Liberty Hall - KS (USA)
Fri May 24 2019 - ENGLEWOOD Colorado - Gothic Theatre (USA)
Sat May 25 2019 - SALT LAKE CITY Utah - Union Event Center (USA)
Tue May 28 2019 - POMONA California - Fox Theater-Pomona (USA)
Wed May 29 2019 - SAN DIEGO California - Observatory North Park (USA)
Sat July 13 2019 - SAFFRON WALDEN Audley End (United Kingdom)

Click here to compare & buy The Hives Tickets at Stereoboard.com.





Let Us Know What You Think - Leave A Comment!




Related News

The Hives Line Up Summer Heritage Live Date
Mon 03 Dec 2018
The Hives have lined up a summer Heritage Live date.
The Hives Confirm O2 Academy Brixton Show
Tue 20 May 2014
The Hives will warm up for their appearance at Reading and Leeds festival with a show at London's O2 Academy Brixton.
The Hives - Camden Roundhouse, London - 14th December 2012 (Live Review)
Mon 17 Dec 2012
It wouldn't be difficult for Swedish punk rockers The Hives to rule the world; they already have their self-proclaimed law that demands nothing but complete obedience. Elegantly dressed in top hats, tuxedos and tails and surrounded by six foot high stark white letters that spell HIVES, this could be Broadway or a night at the opera. It could be, except that the last unnerving Ninja roadie has scurried from the stage and the rather disturbing image of the demented puppeteer overlooking the audience, indicates a night ahead of masochistic pleasure in the form of total submission - to the masters.
Thurston Moore Announces New Album 'Spirit Counsel'
Fri 17 May 2019
Ahead of his upcoming London show, Thurston Moore has announced a new album.
Mark Ronson Shares New Single Don't Leave Me Lonely Featuring Yebba
Fri 17 May 2019
Mark Ronson has released another song from 'Late Night Feelings'.
Thom Yorke Shares Two New Classical Singles
Mon 29 Apr 2019
Thom Yorke has released two new tracks.
Idlewild - Interview Music (Album Review)
Fri 12 Apr 2019
‘Interview Music’, Idlewild’s eighth studio album, finds them following up on the relative success of their 2015 comeback ‘Everything Ever Written’. After a break of six years, that LP surprised a few by sending their sweeping indie-rock back into the UK top 20. Here, though, things seem a little different.
The Futureheads Return With New Song Jekyll Ahead Of UK Tour
Thu 02 May 2019
The Futureheads are back with a new single titled Jekyll.
 
< Prev   Next >