The Hives (Band)

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    November 29, 2013

    Feast For The Famished - The Sail Inn - 11/27/13

    TMI on KWSS brought out just about every big local act they could for their Feast For The Famished concert at Tempe's Sail Inn on the day before Thanksgiving. More than 300 people piled into the beloved local dive to hear great tunes ping-ponging back and forth from their outdoor stage to the indoor ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Converge, Nile Theater, 10/30/12

    Converge @ Nile Theater| 10/30/12By Mike Bogumill When trying to describe to people unfamiliar with Converge what kind of event I went to last night, I was hesitant to use a phrase like "metal show" or "hardcore show". While metal and hardcore certainly influence all the bands that performed, none ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    The Hives, Marquee Theatre, 10/9/12

    The Hives @ Marquee Theatre|10/9/12Eleven miles from the US Airways Center, at The Marquee Theatre, an important question was pondered tonight. "Do any of you like The Black Keys?" asked Hives lead singer Howlin' Pelle Almqvist. Every band that took the stage before the Swedish garage rock band go ... More >>

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    October 8, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Week

    Yeah, yeah, yeah...we get it. Mondays suck (we've read Garfield). But it means the start of a new week, which means a bunch of killer shows in and around Phoenix. And here are a few of the coolest, our top five must-see shows this week.

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    August 22, 2012

    Just Announced Shows: Snoop Lion, David Bazan, Jimmy Vaughan, Nas, and More

    You remember that infamous clip of Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman? The one where he announced to the world he was retiring from acting to pursue a career as a rap artist? Well, thank Baby Jesus, that turned out to be a hoax. But you know what isn't? Snoop Lion. "I want to bury Snoop Dogg, and become ... More >>

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    August 17, 2012

    In Honor of Pussy Riot: Five of the Greatest Punk Protest Songs

    Even faced with seven years in prison for a political stunt pulled in the Russian Orthodox Church, feminist punks Pussy Riot shouldn't feel alone. The riot grrls' plea for the Virgin Mary to expel Vladimir Putin from the Kremlin has gained global support from musicians as varied as Madonna, Paul McC ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Best of Coachella Weekend Two: Sunday, April 22

    See also: Our complete Coachella coverage By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favorite things about the final hours of the 2012 event.

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    July 28, 2011

    Those Darlins at The Rhythm Room, 7-27-2011

    Victor GonzalezKelley Darlin of Those Darlins​Those Darlins The Rhythm Room Wednesday, July 27 Better Than: a "Snaggle Tooth Mama" Ah, the South. Damn I miss it. Geographically speaking, the southern states have produced some of the best music this country's ever heard--Buddy Holly, Hank ... More >>

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    May 23, 2011

    Ten Songs That Remind Us The Rapture Didn't Actually Occur on Saturday

    "Why did I listen to that 89-year-old nutjob and blow my life's savings?"​Well, 6 p.m. on Saturday came and went with nary a whimper. There was no massive, earth-shattering earthquake -- no angels swooped down from heaven to take the chosen people to their destinies. All in all, this Rapture busin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2010

    Stripper Pole Action, Devo Devastates, Primus' Spacemen, and Other Highlights From Day Two of Arizona Fall Frenzy

    Luke HolwerdaDevo performs yesterday during day two of Arizona Fall Frenzy.​Whoever was manning the hose at Arizona Fall Frenzy had a perfect sense of timing.Temps soared into the triple digit range during the second day of the three-day concert, but luckily the promoters thought ahead and man ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 16, 2010
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    June 16, 2010

    Devo: Something for Everybody

    ​Artist: DevoTitle: Something for EverybodyRelease date: June 15Label: Warner Bros.You may be asking yourself, "Why does Devo have a new record out?" Is it for the money? Doubtful, because how much money could they possibly make by releasing a major-label record in 2010? And, anyway, aren't these ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    August 19, 2009

    The Sounds World Tour to Include Stop at Marquee Theatre

    That is pretty much how I see The Sounds -- a smoking hot Swedish lead singer surrounded by some dudes who play various instruments​Delightfully Swedish new wave rockers The Sounds are planning a world tour in support of their latest album, Crossing the Rubicon, and they just so happened to includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Eagles of Death Metal Surprisingly Excellent at Martini Ranch

    The last time Eagles of Death Metal were in town, their show was nearly unberable. Opening for The Hives at the Marquee, the band made their (now latest, then soon-to-be released) record Heart On sound so boring I almost gave up on them. "By the end, it was like watching some dude in a trucker hat a ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009
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    January 1, 2009

    Round Up: Best Of Our Best Of Lists

    Happy New Year! Up on the Sun and Phoenix New Times have had a lot of lists for you over the past month. Like, more than we can count. Just in case you missed some, here are a few of our favorites:Phoenix's best records of 2008: The best 10 records released in this town last year, including Kinch,  ... More >>

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    December 26, 2008

    Just Announced: Eagles of Death Metal, Hank Williams III and More

    It seems like just yesterday we were reminding you how bad the Eagles of Death Metal are live while praising The Hives for putting on one of the best shows of the year. Well, the band Axl Rose so memorably dubbed The Pigeons of Shit Metal are coming back in February, and they won't have the Sweds to ... More >>

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    December 25, 2008

    Concert of the Year Countdown: #7 The Hives

    Show: The Hives at The Marquee on Sept. 19.First, a correction on my review this evening. In panning Eagles of Death Metal - who truly were awful - I offhandedly dissed their new record, Heart On, which wasn't out at the time and sure seemed bad based on what they played opening for the mighty Hives ... More >>

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    September 22, 2008

    Over the Weekend: The Hives, Shiny Toy Guns, Downtown Phoenix and More

    By Jonathan McNamara Saturday Music Sampler Missed your music fix Saturday night? Not to worry. Our camera crew (AKA Clubs Editor Benjamin Leatherman) has the highlights. Let's roll the tape! The Hives at Marquee Theater Music Editor Martin Cizmar calls The Hives one of the best shows you can ... More >>

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    September 18, 2008

    Flier of the week: One

    It's a big concert weekend with The Hives and Eagles of Death Metal in town tomorrow. If you're looking for a more danceable show check out One's three year anniversary show at the Ruby Room. House DJ Jay Tripwire, a Canadian DJ that makes up half of ‘The Clones’ with Chicago’s Mazi. He's know ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2004

    Smells Like Indie Spirit

    Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again

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    August 19, 2004

    Sahara Hotnights

    Kiss & Tell (RCA)

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    July 29, 2004

    The Hives

    Tyrannosaurus Hives