The Hives Infect America

The Hives, recently signed to Sire/Reprise, will bring their Swedish stylized rock to the States this summer for a month long tour according to The sharply dressed quintet are still supporting the sophomore record, Vini Vidi Vicious, which was released by Epitaph / Burning Heart way back in 2000. Mooney Suzuki have been asked to accompany the Swedish superstars-in-waiting as primary support, while The Pattern, New Bomb Turks and Regaining Sounds will each play a few dates of the tour, as well. The "must see" tour kicks off in San Diego on May 26.

Those Hives dates in full:

05.26.02 - May San Diego, CA (The Scene w/Regaining Sounds)

05.27.02 - Los Angeles, CA (Roxy w/Regaining Sounds)

05.28.02 - Los Angeles, CA (Roxy w/Regaining Sounds)

05.29.02 - San Francisco, CA (Slims w/Regaining Sounds)

05.30.02 - Portland, OR (TBA w/Regaining Sounds)

05.31.02 - Seattle, WA (Graceland w/Regaining Sounds)

06.01.02 - Vancouver, BC (Richards On Richards)

06.04.02 - Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue w/The Pattern)

06.05.02 - Chicago, IL (Metro w/New Bomb Turks)

06.06.02 - Detroit, MI (Magick Stick w/New Bomb Turks)

06.07.02 - Cleveland, OH (Beachland w/New Bomb Turks)

06.08.02 - Toronto, ON (Opera House w/The Pattern)

06.09.02 - Montreal, QC (Club Soda w/The Pattern)

06.11.02 - Cambridge, MA (Middle East w/The Pattern)

06.12.02 - New York, NY (Bowery Room w/The Pattern)

06.13.02 - New York, NY (Bowery Room w/The Pattern)

06.14.02 - Philadelphia, PA (The Transit w/The Pattern)

06.15.02 - Washington, DC (The Black Cat w/The Pattern)

Source: Jason Anfinsen

The Hives Infect America