The Hives release new single ‘Countdown to Shutdown’

The Hives have published their new single ‘Countdown to Shutdown,’ from their upcoming album, ‘The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons,’ which is coming out August 11th via FUGA. The new single’s release is followed by a video directed by SNASK (Viagra Boys). ‘Countdown To Shutdown’ is a fiery track with menacing guitar riffs and electric vocals from frontman Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist. It follows the lead single, ‘Bogus Operandi.’

Of the track, Howlin’ Pelle says, “The countdown to the financial collapse? The countdown to the weekend bender you’ve been waiting for? The countdown to your favorite sports competition? The Hives have you covered with ‘Countdown To Shutdown.’ A versatile banger for all your summer rock needs. Approximately 37% more effective than the closest competitor and sure to help your Q2 and Q3 results. Buy now and watch the stock rise!”

Fans can also catch the band on a massive European tour with Artic Monkeys, as well as a handful of headline shows.

European tour with Arctic Monkeys:

June 14th – The Ageas Bowl – Southampton, UK
June 16th – Emirates Stadium – London, UK
June 17th – Emirates Stadium – London, UK
June 18th – Emirates Stadium – London, UK
June 20th – Marlay Park – Dublin, Ireland
June 22nd – Rescue Room – Nottingham, UK – *with Rough Trade
June 25th – Bellahousten Park – Glasgow, UK

July 15th – Ippodromo Del Galoppo Di San Siro – Milano, Italy *no Artic Monkeys
July 16th – Ippodromo Capannelle – Roma, Italy
July 18th – Water Square – Athens, Greece
July 19th – Plateia Nerou – Athens, Greece

Headline dates and festivals:

August 4th – Banana Pier – Göteborg, Sweden
August 5th – Mölleplatsen – Malmö, Sweden
August 18th – Dalhalla – Rättvik, Sweden
August 19th – Dalhalla – Rättvik, Sweden
August 25th – Vangen Festivalen – Vången, Norway
August 26th– Foynhagen – Tønsberg, Norway

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