1. The Hives: Making New Album Was 'Difficult Process'

    June 15, 2012 1:10 PM EDT T he Hives have a new look to accompany their latest album, "Lex Hives" -- top hats and tails. But frontman Pelle Almqvist has mixed feelings about the finery. "They're pretty complicated to get in and out of, and really, really hot," Almqvist tells Billboard.com. …

  2. Swedish Hives Poised For U.S. Breakthrough

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. They came, they saw, and now they're starting to conquer the U.S. market: Swedish rock band the Hives are poised for a major breakthrough, nearly two years after the release of their current album, "Veni Vidi Vicious" …