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The Hives announce live dates (2008)

The Hives

Story by Jack Foley

THE Hives have announced details of a UK tour in April, including a night at London’s Brixton Academy.

The five-date jaunt kicks off in Norwich and culminates in the capital. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, January 11 and cost £17.50 (except London, £18.50).

The dates are (all April)...

14 – Norwich, UEA
15 – Newcastle, Academy
16 – Nottingham, Rockcity
17 – Bristol, Academy
18 – London, Brixton Academy

The Hives will also release the infectious, funky anthem that is We Rule The World (T.H.E.H.I.V.E.S) as a single on February 25, 2008, backed with exclusive remixes by Mattt Helder from Arctic Monkeys and Nick Zinner from Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

The Nick Zinner mix is available to download completely FREE until January 21 via this link

The Hives are also inviting submissions for the sleeve artwork for the new single from their fanbase. Anyone can enter the competition and the winning design will adorn the 10” single sleeve and accompany the digital release when it hits stores in February.