Interview: The Hives refuse to go back to roots with new album

For 2007’s The Black and White Album, Swedish garage rockers The Hives – backed by Interscope Records – brought in a cadre of big-name producers such as Pharrell Williams, Jacknife Lee and Timbaland. The quintet always had a headmaster calling the shots. On this year’s, Lex Hives, production work was split among frontman Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist (Per Almqvist), guitarists Nicholaus Arson (brother Niklas Almqvist) and Vigilante Carlstroem (Mikael Karlsson), bassist Dr. Matt Destruction (Mattias Bernvall) and drummer Chris Dangerous (Christian Grahn). The Hives dealt with having no authority figure the best way they knew how. “There was a lot of [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Thursday: The Hives 9/10/12, Silversun Pickups 9/12/12, Mac DeMarco 9/14/12

It's raining tickets (and raining real rain) here at The Bay Bridged this week. If you're looking for tickets to The Hives, Silversun Pickups and/or Mac DeMarco, you've come to the right place. To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged[dot]com with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You may only submit your name once to only one contest. Winners for each show will be decided using the guidelines listed below. Monday, September 10th The Hives, Fidlar @ The Fox Theater To win, be the first, second, [...]

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