Sweden’s hard working altrockers The Hives have been ordered to pay 18.5 million kronor ($2.87 million) to their compatriots the Cardigans by their country’s district court in Lund, it’s reported
The court made the ruling on a financial dispute, which is one of several Malmö’s Tambourine Studios are involved in, posts Billboard.com
The Hives are a Swedish rock band fronted by Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist who became a prominent garage punk rock band in the early 2000′s.The Hives are known for putting on highly energetic shows performing in ever-changing black and white suits. Photos © live4ever Media
Fatboy Slim, The Hives, Biffy Clyro, and ALT-J, are among some of the latest bands that have been added to the line-up of the eighth edition of the Bilbao BBK Live festival ; scheduled to take place from the 11th to 13th July in Kobetamendi, a 10 min bus ride from Bilbao city, Spain.
The Hives, who are currently out on the road in the US, will return in September with a new string of headline shows.
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The Hives frontman ‘Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist has claimed current rock n roll music has been ‘pretty shit’ for a long time in an interview with The Guardian.
The Hives have debuted the video for their comeback single ‘Go Right Ahead‘, which can be viewed below.
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