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Kim Deal To Return To Pixies?

17th October 2013

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...

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Pixies Bassist A 'Good Screamer'

9th September 2013

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...

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

By Michael West | 28th June 2013

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...

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Frank Black Launches Own Record Label

9th November 2011

Pixies frontman Frank Black has launched his own record label.The Monkey Gone to Heaven singer recently founded The Bureau and he's now in the process of recruiting new talent with limited resources. Black tells Nme.com,...

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The Pixies Struggled With Reunion Sound

8th November 2011

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...

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Tim Wheeler Plans 'Fun' Pixies Set

28th February 2011

Ash singer Tim Wheeler is planning a "fun" set of Pixies songs. The 'Girl From Mars' rocker is set to perform the covers alongside four groups for this year's JD Set concert in London, and...

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Pixies To Return To The Studio?

15th February 2011

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...

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Frank Black Donates 100,000 Pound To Keep Club Open

16th November 2010

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

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Frank Black Donates £100,000 To Keep Club Open

16th November 2010

Frank Black has reportedly donated £100,000 to a fund fighting to keep a London venue open. The Pixies frontman has backed a campaign to save the 100 Club, which is presently facing closure due to...

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Black Donates $150,000 Towards 100 Club Campaign

16th November 2010

THE PIXIES rocker FRANK BLACK has donated a massive $150,000 (£100,000) to help save legendary London venue The 100 Club, according to a U.K. report.The tiny underground venue - which has seen the Rolling Stones...

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Joey Santiago Unsure Of Pixies Future?

30th September 2010

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...

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The Things They Say 15961

1st April 2010

"It is just sort of insulting... that all I will probably be remembered for is the fact that a very famous dude casually dropped my name in an interview. That this is as good as...

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Black: 'Pixies Reunion Is About Money'

19th February 2010

The PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK only reformed the band for the bumper pay cheque - insisting the group's music career is "not about art" any more.The legendary group first split in 1993 and re-grouped in...

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Pixies Rule Out New Songs

27th July 2009

Pixies are not recording new material.The 'Debaser' rockers have recently announced plans for a European tour later this year, but frontman Frank Black insists they will not be showcasing new songs.He said: "There isn't really...

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Fascinating Fact 7677

14th July 2009

Stars including R.E.M singer MICHAEL STIPE, RADIOHEAD's THOM YORKE, and PIXIES rocker FRANK BLACK have recorded tracks for a compilation album in honour of former MIRACLE LEGION frontman MARK MULCAHY's wife Melissa, who died last...

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Pixies' Black Joins Kfc Campaign

27th October 2008

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK has teamed up with an animal rights organisation to campaign against U.S. fast food chain KFC. The rocker - real name Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV - has signed a petition...

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Black Francis Hints At Pixies Reunion

29th August 2008

Former PIXIES frontman BLACK FRANCIS has hinted that the band may record again in the future.The band have not released an album since 1991's TROMPE LE MONDE, but BLACK FRANCIS and Kim Deal have gone...

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Frank Black Bans Future Interviews

7th September 2007

Cult rocker FRANK BLACK has banned all future press interviews - because the constant questions about the PIXIES or KURT COBAIN are driving him "insane". The former Pixies singer, now performing as a solo artist...

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Frank Black Rules Out Pixies Return

7th September 2007

Rocker FRANK BLACK has ruled out of a reunion album with his PIXIES bandmates, because the stars have failed to resolve their differences. The singer reformed the 1980s group in 2004 for an extensive tour,...

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Stars To Judge Songwriting Competition

14th August 2007

A galaxy of legendary musicians including BRIAN WILSON, TOM WAITS, RAY DAVIES, NELLY FURTADO, JERRY LEE LEWIS, LORETTA LYNN and FRANK BLACK are the judges of this year's (07) International Songwriting Competition. Wannabe songwriters' entries...

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Pixies Album Looks Bleak

26th June 2007

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK has axed plans to record a new album with his cult rock group - because the squabbling that originally split the group has returned. Black reformed the group in 2004 for...

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Fascinating Fact 2564

7th December 2006

PIXIES star FRANK BLACK is a late addition to the group of stars releasing Christmas albums this year (06) - he wrote and recorded a number of festive tunes earlier this year and has put...

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Free Federline Tickets Fail To Entice Fans

21st November 2006

Concert organisers at the House of Blues in Los Angeles are giving away tickets to KEVIN FEDERLINE's upcoming show Wednesday night (22NOV06) to try and draw a crowd. BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged husband has had a...

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Pixies To Begin Work On New Album

19th October 2006

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...

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Pixies Fury At 'Manipulative' Documentary

22nd August 2006

The PIXIES are furious with the results of a new documentary that follows the band on the road, and have slammed film-makers for "manipulating" them. loudQUIETloud, which debuts today (22AUG06) at the Edinburgh Film Festival...

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Pixies Members No Longer Drive Each Other Crazy

13th July 2006

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...

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Black Keeping It Cool After Therapy

12th July 2006

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK has credited therapy with his newfound calm and collected behaviour. The DEBASER singer claims he inherited his bad temper from his parents, but sought therapy when his mood swings grew out...

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Petty Signs Off In Arizona

8th July 2006

LATEST: TOM PETTY will bid farewell to life on the road in Arizona after adding the final dates to his last US concert tour as the leader of THE HEARTBREAKERS. The FREE FALLIN' hitmaker shocked...

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Pixies Will Never Record New Material

6th July 2006

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...

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Black Dumps 'Fake' Pixies Songs

21st June 2006

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...

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