Contributed by dropkickmurphy01, Posted by Universal Music Group

The Hives have announced release dates for their upcoming album and single. The full length The Black and White Album and is due out October 9th, 2007 in North America, and a day earlier in the UK. It will be preceded by the single "Tick Tick Boom," which will hit download services in the US on August 14th and September 24th in the UK. While the UK does have to wait on the download, they do get a CD / 7" single on October 1st.

The Black and White Album follows up 2004's Tyrannosaurus Hives.

Tick Tick Boom The Black and White Album