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The Hives add Chicago show at the Vic; releasing new LP

The Hives @ The Studio at Webster Hall last night (NYC) (more by Chris La Putt)
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Garage rock revivalists The Hives, who played a tiny show in NYC last night, are gearing up for the release of their new LP, Lex Hives, due out June 5 in the US. Take a listen to the album tracks “Go Right Ahead” and “Wait a Minute” at the bottom of this post.

Late in June the band will return to North America for a limited run of dates, which now includes a performance at the Vic on the 30th of the month. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale tomorrow (April 28), at 10AM CST.

All 2012 tour dates, Lex Hives‘ cover art/tracklisting, and song streams, below…


The Hives – “Go Right Ahead”


The Hives – “Wait a Minute”


Lex Hives
lexhivescover
01. Come On!
02. Go Right Ahead
03. 1000 Answers
04. I Want More
05. Wait a Minute
06. Patrolling Days
07. Take Back the Toys
08. Without the Money
09. These Spectacles Reveal the Nostalgics
10. My Time Is Coming
11. If I Had a Cent
12. Midnight Shifter
13. High School Shuffle (digital bonus track)
14. Insane (digital bonus track)

THE HIVES – 2012 TOUR DATES
05 May 2012 – Coimbra, Portugal – Queima das Fitas
11 May 2012 – Dortmund, Germany – Sonnensegel im Westfalenpark
27 May 2012 – Clermont-Ferrand, France – EuropaVox
28 May 2012 – Landgraaf, The Netherlands – PINKPOP
31 May 2012 – Hässleholm, Sweden – Siesta!
01 June 2012 – Nürnberg, Germany – ROCK IM PARK
02 June 2012 – Nürburgring, Germany – ROCK AM RING
08 June 2012 – Örebro, Sweden – 20 Year Millencolin Festival
09 June 2012 – Bordeaux, France – Garorock Festival
16 June 2012 – Aarhus, Denmark – Northside
17 June 2012 – Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield
19 June 2012 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
20 June 2012 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
22 June 2012 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
23 June 2012 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
25 June 2012 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
26 June 2012 – Toronto, ON – Sound Academy
27 June 2012 – Pontiac, MI – Clutch Cargo’s
29 June 2012 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
30 June 2012 – Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre
27 July 2012 – Piteå, Sweden – Dansar & Ler
28 July 2012 – Östersund, Sweden – Storsjöyran
11 August 2012 – Fagersta, Sweden – Rock Med Livstid
17 August 2012 – St Pölten/Vienna, Austria – Frequency Festival
18 August 2012 – Hasselt, Belgium – Pukkelpop
24 August 2012 – UK: Reading Festival
25 August 2012 – UK: Leeds Festival
21 September 2012 – Stockholm, Sweden – Gröna Lund

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