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Pelle Almqvist


Referred to as Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist, he’s a Swedish musician who was simply the lead vocalist from the garage rock-band The Hives. He co-founded The Hives in 1993. He was called among the 50 Greatest Frontmen EVER by Spin Publication. He was romantically associated with lead vocalist of Sahara Hotnights, Maria Anderson, until 2006. His sibling Niklas Almqvist became the guitarist for The Hives. He’s bandmates with drummer Chris Harmful.

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Full Name Pelle Almqvist
Date Of Birth May 29, 1978
Place Of Birth Vastanfors, Sweden
Height 1.85 m
Profession Rock Singer
Nationality Swedish
Siblings Niklas Almqvist
Music Groups The Hives
Nominations NME Award for Hottest Man
Star Sign Gemini

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1Brother of Nicholaus Arson.
2Longtime companion of singer Maria Andersson until 2006.
3Lead singer of Swedish rock band The Hives.
4Worked as a music teacher in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden.



The Hives: Live from Terminal 5, New York2008Video



Söndagsparty med Filip och Fredrik2009TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2004TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Musikprogrammet - programmet om musik2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Sen kväll med Luuk2004TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as The Hives)

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1Always wears black and white when performing with The Hives

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