The Hives Unveil Fiery Single ‘Countdown To Shutdown’

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The Hives have released another taste of their forthcoming new album ‘The Death Of Randy Fitzsimmons’, out August 11.

Watch the new music video for fiery garage-rock banger ‘Countdown To Shutdown’ below:

On the track’s inspiration, vocalist Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist says “The countdown to the financial collapse? The countdown to the weekend bender you’ve been waiting for? The countdown to your favourite 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!

The band are currently on tour across the UK, supporting Arctic Monkeys on their run of summer stadium shows.

Check out the list of dates below:

Wed 14th Southampton, The Ageas Bowl w/ Arctic Monkeys
Fri 16th London, Emirates Stadium w/ Arctic Monkeys
Sat 17th London, Emirates Stadium w/ Arctic Monkeys
Sun 18th London, Emirates Stadium w/ Arctic Monkeys
Tue 20th Dublin, Marlay Park w/ Arctic Monkeys
Thu 22nd Nottingham, Rescue Room – Rough Trade Records
Sun 25th Glasgow, Bellahouston Park w/ Arctic Monkeys

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