Some strummed guitar notes, a stuttering drum pattern, and a death-defying scream: yep, The Hives are back.
The Swedish garage punk kingpins have signed to Jack White's Third Man imprint, with a new album – their first in seven years – incoming.
New single 'I'm Alive' is online now, an ultra-heavy return that channels everything from Iggy and the Stooges to AC/DC's 'Back In Black'.
Produced and mixed by Grammy-nominated producer David Sardy, it finds Pelle howling: "Did you miss me boys and girls?"
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