Swedish rockers the Hives may have never equaled the heights of their 2000 breakthrough Veni Vidi Vicious and its hit single “Hate To Say I Told You So,” but they certainly deserve credit for their commitment to a decades-long joke involving how they make their hard-charging rock music.
The group’s material has long been said to be written by a mysterious Svengali named Randy Fitzsimmons, who has conveniently never been seen by the public. Now, it appears Fitzsimmons has “died,” and while rooting around in his grave, the Hives stumbled upon demos for what they then turned into the aptly titled album The Death of Randy Fitzsimmons. Produced
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