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Frank Black Donates £100,000 To Keep Club Open

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...

Black Donates $150,000 Towards 100 Club Campaign

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...

Pixies Play Marathon Show For Chilean Miners

Rockers THE PIXIES honoured the 33 rescued Chilean miners at a show in Santiago on Wednesday night (13Oct10) by performing a track for each of the heroes.The men spent two months buried underground following a...

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...

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...

Lydon Upsets Palestinians With Tel Aviv Gig

JOHN LYDON has received hate mail after announcing plans to perform in Israel weeks after acts like the PIXIES and ELVIS COSTELLO boycotted the country in protest over its policy towards Palestinians in the Gaza...

Pixies Cancel Israeli Concert

The PIXIES have cancelled a concert in Tel Aviv following an Israeli military raid on a flotilla of ships attempting to carry aid supplies to Palestine.The Gigantic hitmakers were due to headline the Pic.Nic festival...

Bloody Tale As Rocker Byrne Collides With Guitar At Pixies Show

Australian rocker AZARIA BYRNE turned Saturday night's (20Mar10) PIXIES show in Melbourne into a bloody mess after colliding with a bandmate's guitar.The Art frontman, whose band is supporting The Pixies in Australia, completed his set...

Pixies Headline Benefit To Save Baby

Reformed rockers THE PIXIES are trying to save a baby's life by headlining a Los Angeles benefit with WEIRD AL YANKOVIC and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star FLEA.The Monkey Gone To Heaven hitmakers have confirmed...

The Pixies Happy To Share

The Pixies don't care who use their music.The 'Where Is My Mind?' hitmakers insist it is their "duty" to allow their songs to get as much exposure as possible.Frontman Black Francis explained: "There was a...

Pixies Announce Isle Of Wight As Only UK Festival Show

Alternative rock legends the Pixies have confirmed their only UK festival show of 2009 will be on the Isle of Wight this summer.Frank Black and the indie greats will take to the stage ahead of...

By on 13 March 2009

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...

Icelander's Hear Bloc Party's New Track

BLOC PARTY performed new material over the weekend at a festival in Iceland.The British band premiered a new track called FLUX at the Iceland Airwaves festival on Saturday (October 20th) during a set at the...

By on 22 October 2007

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...

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...

Frank Black A Dad Again

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK and his wife VIOLET are parents again - the couple welcomed their fourth child, daughter LUCY BERLIN THOMPSON, into the world yesterday morning (21APR06). In a statement, the rocker, whose real...

Pixies To Wind Up Reunion Tour In Europe?

The PIXIES reunion is continuing following news the iconic rockers will perform a string of European shows in July (06). Two years since they reformed for the first time in more than a decade, the...

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),...

Black: 'Brit Bands Are The Coolest'

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK insists British rock bands are far cooler than "nerdy" US stars. The DEBASER rocker finds the difference between American groups and their trans-Atlantic counterparts highly amusing, as British stars continue...

Black's Nappy Happiness

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK has found a new labour of love - changing his baby son's nappy. The cult rocker insists nothing thrills him more than making his child comfortably clean. And he...

Black Idolises Mitchum

American rocker FRANK BLACK looks up to late actor ROBERT MITCHUM because the movie star played by his own rules. The PIXIES frontman took no time to think when he was asked by...

Black Wants 'Weird' Glover To Play Him

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK would love actor CRISPIN GLOVER to play him in a biopic, because he's the only screen star odd enough to do the role justice. The 40-year-old rocker isn't concerned that...

Black's Leaning Tower Of Pisa Fantasy

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK fantasises about tearing down Italy's Leaning Tower Of Pisa because he loves causing controversy on his travels. The DEBASER hitmaker - who released his solo album HONEYCOMB earlier this...

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...

Black Confirms A New Pixies Album

PIXIES rocker FRANK BLACK has confirmed the cult rockers are planning to record their first album in 14 years. Black, who this month (JUL05) releases his latest solo album HONEYCOMB, and his bandmates are...

Pixies Go Acoustic For Newport Folk Festival

Cult rockers the PIXIES are to go acoustic for the first time when they headline the NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL in Rhode Island in August (06AUG05). The group will line up with folk stars RICHARD...

Pixies Double Up On Us Tour

Rockers the PIXIES will be working overtime on their upcoming US summer (05) tour by playing a series of double shows on the same day. The group will play matinee and evening concerts at...

Lollapalooza Back On

US touring festival LOLLAPALOOZA will make just one stop this year (05), 12 months after poor ticket sales led to the event being scrapped. BECK, THE KILLERS and KINGS OF LEON are among the...

Smashing Pumpkins Shun Reunion Tour

SMASHING PUMPKINS drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN has shattered hopes the DISARM band will reunite for a lucrative tour - because they've never been interested in making money. While Chamberlain understands why groups like the PIXIES...

Brian Wilson To Play Roskilde

BEACH BOYS co-founder BRIAN WILSON has signed up to play at Denmark's annual ROSKILDE FESTIVAL this summer (05). Other artists scheduled to play perform at the musical spectacular, which runs from 30 June until...

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