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The Hives have announced their first studio album in over a decade ‘The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons’, due out on 11 August 2023 via Fuga.

The Swedish rock’n’roll heroes have also revealed the full-length’s opening track ‘Bogus Operandi’ and accompanying ‘Evil Dead’ inspired music video, directed by Aube Perrie (Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion).


The announcement arrives ahead of the band’s support slot alongside The Mysterines on the Arctic Monkeys stadium tour, which kicks off later this month.

The Hives have also lined-up a summer festival appearance as well as an intimate album in-store performances and very special underplay London show.

The Hives 2023 UK Live Dates:

Live At Leeds Festival, 27 May
Bristol Fleece Rough Trade Records, 30
Kingston Pryzm Banquet Records, 06 June
London the Garage, 13
Nottingham Rescue Room Rough Trade Records, 22

Tickets on sale now & Friday (12 May) at 10am from Gigantic Ticketmaster Ticketweb See Tickets

Arctic Monkeys Stadium Tour on sale now from Ticketmaster See Tickets

Produced by Patrik Berger, the new album captures the band’s punk energy and will be available as gatefold, glow in the dark vinyl, including a poster – limited edition D2C only.

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The Hives ‘The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons’ Full Album Tracklisting:

Bogus Operandi
Trapdoor Solution
Countdown To Shutdown
Rigor Mortis Radio
Stick Up
Smoke & Mirrors
Crash Into The Weekend
Two Kinds Of Trouble
The Way The Story Goes
The Bomb
What Did I Ever Do To You?
Step Out Of The Way

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