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Black Francis Shaved Body Hair After Kim Deal's Exit

Pixies rocker Black Francis had a bizarre reaction to bassist Kim Deal's shock resignation last year (13) - he shaved off his pubic hair.Fans of the Velouria hitmakers were stunned when it was announced Deal...

Black Francis Plays Down Kim Shattuck's The Pixies Exit

Pixies rocker Black Francis is baffled by the furore over the band's changing line-up, insisting: "It ain't that big of a deal."The Velouria hitmakers are now working with their third bassist in less than six...

The Pixies Frontman Developing Graphic Novel

Pixies frontman Black Francis has teamed up with biographer Josh Frank to create a new graphic novel, titled The Good Inn.The singer/songwriter, real name Frank Black, and the author of Pixies tome Fool the World...

Kim Deal To Return To Pixies?

Kim Deal could return to the Pixies.The 'Debaser' group announced this summer how their bassist had quit last year and although Kim Shattuck has been drafted in to replace her on the road, drummer Dave...

Bono Asks For New Pixies Songs

Bono begged The Pixies to write some new songs.The band split in 1993 but reunited in 2004 for a series on concerts, and while they have been playing live ever since, their last album studio...

Pixies Star To Launch Rock Opera In Houston

PIXIES star BLACK FRANCIS is to launch his rock opera BLUEFINGER: THE FALL & RISE OF HERMAN BROOD in Houston, Texas in November (10).The cult indie rocker's latest venture will open at the The Catastrophic...

Pixies Star Black Francis Forms New Band With His Wife

Former PIXIES star BLACK FRANCIS has formed a new group with his wife, VIOLET CLARK. The new group, Grand Duchy, will release a debut album, entitled Petits Fours, in April (09). Francis, aka Frank Black,...

The Pixies Return In Style

Cult rockers the PIXIES wowed fans in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last night (13APR04) as they kicked off their reunion tour at the FINE LINE MUSIC CAFE. The group performed a flawless 27-song set for its...

Big Money Brought The Pixies Back Together

THE PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK has reformed the cult early 90s group because offers for a reunion tour were "too good" and the money "too much". The VELOURIA rocker reveals he has been approached...

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