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Music: The Hives

Garage Rock quintet from Fagersta, Sweden who have been described as Five Swedish meatballs and one of 50 Bands You Must See Before You Die.

The band were formed in 1989, but changed the name to The Hives in 1993. Their first official release was the Ep Oh Lord! When? How? in 1996.

Band members:
  • Howlin' Pelle Almqvist (Pelle Almqvist) - lead vocals
  • Nicholaus Arson (Niklas Almqvist) - guitar
  • Vigilante Carlstroem (Mikael Karlsson Åström) - guitar
  • Dr. Matt Destruction (Mattias Bernwall) - bass guitar
  • Chris Dangerous (Christian Grahn) - drums, percussion

Albums
  • Barely Legal (1997)
  • Veni Vidi Vicious (2000)
  • Your New Favourite Band (2001)(compilation album)
  • Tyrannosaurus Hives (2004)
  • The Black and White Album (2008)
  • Lex Hives (2012)

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