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Breeders Recording New Album After Seven-year Gap

The Deal twins have been concentrating on their work with the U.S. band since Kim quit as bassist of the Pixies in 2013, and they have been recording in a studio with famed...

Kim Deal Threw 'Last Supper' Before Quitting The Pixies

Rocker Kim Deal held a "last supper" for her Pixies bandmates before quitting the group, according to guitarist Joey Santiago.The bassist stunned her bandmates and fans when she announced last year (13) that she had...

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...

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...

Dave Lovering Saddened By Kim Deal's Departure

Pixies drummer Dave Lovering has opened up about his heartache after bassist Kim Deal quit the band.Deal announced in June (13) she had left the group she helped to create in 1986, and she was...

The Pixies: 'Kim Deal Quit For Personal Reasons'

The Pixies are refusing to be drawn on bassist Kim Deal's exit from the band after 27 years, revealing only that she left for "personal reasons".Deal quit the group in June (13) while on tour...

Pixies Bassist A 'Good Screamer'

Pixies new bassist is a ''good screamer''.The iconic 'Caribou' band have recruited new member Kim Shattuck in place of Kim Deal, who left at the end of last year, and lead singer Frank Black likes...

The Pixies Appoint Kim Deal's Replacement

The Pixies have appointed The Muffs star Kim Shattuck to replace longtime bassist/singer Kim Deal.Deal announced her departure from the band after more than 25 years last month (Jun13), but the musicians bounced back by...

The Pixies Release First New Music In 9 Years! [Listen]

The Pixies released a brand new track on Friday (June 28), uploading the new tune 'Bagboy' to their website to stream and download (for free!). The track may be an indication that the remaining three...

The Pixies Return With New Music After Kim Deal's Departure

The Pixies are staging a musical comeback following the departure of longtime bassist/singer Kim Deal earlier this month (Jun13).News of Deal's departure was announced on 14 June (13), and now the musicians have confirmed they...

The Pixies New Song 'Bagboy' Debuts After 10 Years Of Silence [Listen]

A new Pixies song 'Bagboy' debuted on the legendary band's official website on Friday morning (June 28, 2012) following its first play on Shaun Keaveny's BBC6 Music radio show. It is the group's first new...

Kim Deal Leaves The Pixies, Possibly For Good This Time

After nearly a decade back together, The Pixies look as though they're ready to fall apart again after bassist Kim Deal walked out on the band earlier this week. In a statement posted on the...

The Pixies Bassist Kim Deal Leaves The Group

The bassist and co-founder of the popular alt-rock group The Pixies, Kim Deal, has left the group today (June 14), with her decision to walk out on the influential band being announced in a statement...

Kim Deal Quits The Pixies

Rocker Kim Deal has quit as bassist of the Pixies after 27 years.Deal, who is currently on tour in Europe with her 'side project' The Breeders, has left the band she joined in 1986, it...

Classic Breeders Line-up To Reunite For 2013 Festival

The early 1990s line-up of Pixies star Kim Deal's cult group The Breeders are reuniting to perform their classic indie rock album Last Splash in its entirety at next summer's (Jun13) ATP Festival in England.Deal...

The Pixies Struggled With Reunion Sound

The Pixies found it difficult to "sound good" when they reformed. The 'Here Comes Your Man' band - who split in 1993 and reunited in 2004 for a series of concerts and have been playing...

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 To Return To The Studio?

Pixies are considering recording a new album. The US alternative rock band released five albums before initially splitting in 1993, then reunited in 2004 and have since toured their back catalogue, however drummer David Lovering...

Joey Santiago Unsure Of Pixies Future?

Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago thinks the band could split up at any time. The guitarist in the reformed grunge group - who got back together and have toured since 2004 but released no new material...

British Beer Sent Deal Into Rehab

Former PIXIES star KIM DEAL blames British beer for sending her to rehab - because it made her feel terrible and gave her "the shakes". The bass player checked into rehab over Christmas in 2002...

Deal's Medication Effects Her Brain

THE PIXIES star KIM DEAL has resorted to medication in a bid to quit smoking - but the drugs are turning her emotionally numb. The bassist kicked her damaging habit in November (07), and credits...

Pixies Star Blasts Classic Rockers' New Music

PIXIES star KIM DEAL has blasted classic rock bands who strive to make new music - because it's never as good as their old work. The bassist admits she boycotts new music from bands like...

Pixies To Begin Work On New Album

Rockers the PIXIES have made a dramatic U-turn and are set to begin work on their first album in 15 years early next year (07). The DEBASER band reformed in 2004 for a lucrative world...

Pixies 'Toned Down' Documentary

Rockers THE PIXIES forced the directors of their new documentary LOUDQUIETLOUD to "tone down" the film, because bassist KIM DEAL was devastated by how debauched she appeared. The DEBASER stars teamed up with film-makers STEVEN...

Pixies Members No Longer Drive Each Other Crazy

PIXIES bandmates FRANK BLACK and KIM DEAL have put their rocky relationship behind them and can finally relax together. Frontman Black and bassist Deal, who dated until the early 1990s, admit their conflicting personalities caused...

Pixies Will Never Record New Material

Influential rockers the PIXIES will never record any new material, because some group members are concerned about tarnishing their highly acclaimed legacy. DEBASER frontman FRANK BLACK had tried to write new tracks for the band...

Black Dumps 'Fake' Pixies Songs

Singer FRANK BLACK has scrapped the new songs he has written for his reformed band the PIXIES, because he was unable to recreate the magic of their heyday. Black wrote a selection of tunes in...

Pixies Reunion Secrets Revealed In New Film

The secrets behind the PIXIES reunion are set to be revealed in a new documentary. LOUDQUIETLOUD: A FILM ABOUT THE PIXIES, which premieres at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Sunday (12MAR06),...

Frank Black Confident About New Pixies Album

Singer FRANK BLACK is convinced his first album in 15 years with the PIXIES will be a success, even though he has yet to write any new songs. The DEBASER hitmaker is delighted to...

Pixies Star Regrets Guitar Attack On Deal

PIXIES star FRANK BLACK still regrets kicking a guitar at bandmate KIM DEAL - more than a decade after his moment of madness. The rocker admits he was so annoyed with the bass player...

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