The Hives are returning to North American shores. In 2013, the band played new continents including Africa, did European festivals, Lollapalooza South America and opened for Pink.
All of this in support of self-released fifth effort Lex Hives (Disques Hives). To bring the year to a close, the band will rejoin Pink in North American arenas on her The Truth About Love Tour.
Additionally, the band will also appear as a special guest during Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home For The Holidays concert at the Beacon Theater in NYC on Dec. 7. The evening will feature the live debut of The Hives & Cyndi Lauper's 2010 Christmas song "A Christmas Duel." Tickets for all shows are on sale now. Please see the full list of dates below.
The Hives' single "Come On!" is currently featured on the brand new Xbox One commercials. The band has teamed up with Indaba Music for the Surface Remix Project, which is a new software/hardware product from Microsoft. The Surface Remix Project will allow everyone from expert producers to everyday music fans to create remixes. The application will enable users to remix recent major artist hits, iconic classics, and songs by Indaba members all prepared especially for remixing.
Fans can visit surfaceremixproject.com to download stems from the song and submit their own remix. Winners can receive prizes that include a release on Xbox Music, $2,500, a Surface Pro 2 and more.
The Hives were also recently featured in Ron Howard's Made In America documentary that premiered on Showtime. The band are also giving away their trusty 1986 Dodge B250 Ram van too. The machine was given two names when the band purchased the vehicle in 1998 - RAV as in "Rock Assault Vehicle" and VAN as in Van Morrison. Please visit the band's facebook page for information on how this piece of ROCK HI(VES)STORY can be yours.
December 1 - Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre **Headline ShowDecember 2 - Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
December 3 - Montreal Bell Centre
December 4 - Providence, RI Lupos **Headline Show
December 5 - Boston, MA TD Center
December 7 - New York, NY Beacon Theater
December 8 - Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
December 10 - Washington, DC 9:30 Club **Headline Show
December 11 - Newark, NJ Prudential Center
December 13 - Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena