Pin It

The Hives 

The Black and White Album

The Hives
The Black and White Album
While it was Veni Vidi Vicious that helped break The Hives into North America, it was the follow-up, Tyrannosaurus Hives, which led credence to the hype swirling around the band. While its eccentric stage presence lends an air of novelty to the proceedings, it’s the music that sets these Swedish lads apart and makes them a great example of a band that knows how to evolve and adapt to changing conditions, without getting stuck in a genre rut. The essence of earlier material is still evident (“Tick Tick Boom”), but the retro flourishes on tracks such as “Well All Right!” and “Puppet on a String” showcase a band that can still rock your face off.
Trevor Savory

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Trevor Savory

Survey Asks

Atlantic Playland is now Atlantic Splash Adventure, featuring waterslides like the Bluenose Blaster and Bowl of Fundy. What other Nova Scotia-inspired attractions could the waterpark offer?

  • Sable Island Shipwreck
  • Bomb Cyclone
  • Historic Waveyard
  • Power Outage Plunge
  • Donair Dunk

View Results

The Scene

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 47
April 19, 2018

Cover Gallery »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.