The Hives, FIDLAR, Luis And The Wildfires @ Observatory, Santa Ana 9/11/12

Prior to their appearance on the Conan, the Hives made a stop at the Observatory in Santa Ana in support of their latest release, Lex Hives. It was a fast and furious seventeen song set augmented by plenty of classic boasts by Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist. Los Angeles based beer-soaked punks FIDLAR impressed with a rambunctious set including “Cheap Beer” and a cover from Fear. Luis And The Wildfires opened the evening with their rockabilly styled tunes. Check out the pictures above and the setlist below.

01 “Come On!”
02 “Two Timing Touch And Broken Bones”
03 “Take Back The Toys”
04 “1000 Answers”
05 “Walk Idiot Walk”
06 “Main Offender”
07 “My Time Is Coming”
08 “Die Alright”
09 “Wait A Minute”
10 “These Spectacles Reveal The Nostalgics”
11 “I Want More”
12 “Won’t Be Long”
13 “Hate To Say I Told You So”
14 “Patrolling Days”
15 “Go Right Ahead”
16 “Insane”
17 “Tick Tick Boom”