The Hives Announce Their Return with New Album and Single

The excitable Swedish garage band, the Hives today announced their return, announcing details of the release of what will be the band’s fifth album. ‘Lex Hives’ is due to drop on the 5th June, whilst the band’s new single ‘Go Right Ahead’ is due to drop on 3rd April.

The release will be the first by the band since 2007′s ‘Black and White Hives’. The band is expected to announce new tour dates soon, having most recently played at London’s O2 Wireless Festival in the summer of last year. The band took to announcing the release in their trademark playful style, with a short video featuring frontman Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist in a top hat speaking through a vocoder on the band’s state of The Hives public announcement section of their website.

You can take a listen to the new single below, tell us what you think, and if you’re excited about the band’s return in our comment section.