Joe Ehrbar of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer spoke with the Hives guitarist Mike “Vigilante” Carlstroem who says the group isn’t putting too much into their own hype. “We don’t think about the attention so much. We’ve been playing together for a long time, touring since we were 17,” he admits. “All these hyped bands don’t last that long. If we are getting to be a hyped band and people care for us for, like, a year, we’ll probably still have all our old fans left because we’ve been playing for them for the last six years. We already have a foundation.” Read more.