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No Drink And Drugs Policy Saves Pixies Comeback

PIXIES guitarist FRANK BLACK credits bassist KIM DEAL's anti-drink and drugs policy with making the band's reunion possible. Black was reluctant to reform the group, following their split in the early 90s, and...

Cave Tops Mojo Albums List For 2004

NICK CAVE + THE BAD SEEDS' double album ABATOIR BLUES/THE LYRE OF ORPHEUS (corr) has topped respected British music magazine MOJO's Album of The Year list. The Australian torch singer's album beat FRANZ FERDINAND's...

Kanye Triumphant In Spin Magazine Polls

Multi-GRAMMY AWARD-nominated rapper/producer KANYE WEST has another reason to celebrate - he has been named the Artist of The Year in American music magazine SPIN. The JESUS WALKS hitmaker picked up more Grammy nods than...

Stars' Memorabilia Goes Up For Auction

Memorabilia from MADONNA, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and CHRISTINA AGUILERA will go up for auction on Sunday (28NOV04) to benefit a non-profit advocacy organisation. Madonna's gold and platinum awards for her RAY OF LIGHT album will...

The Thrills Win Pixies Gig

Irish rockers THE THRILLS have secured a month-long stint supporting punk legends THE PIXIES in America - because Pixies bassist KIM DEAL is a big Thrills fan. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COREY HAIM?...

The Pixies Triple Vinyl Re-release

Comeback rockers THE PIXIES are snubbing the latest advances in music technology - to re-release their first three albums on heavyweight vinyl. The FRANK BLACK-fronted group's 1987 LP COME ON PILGRIM, 1988's SURFER ROSA...

More Stars For Zevon Tribute Album

JACKSON BROWNE, THE WALLFLOWERS and BONNIE RAITT have added their contributions to a new tribute album to tragic rocker WARREN ZEVON. The artists join the likes of the PIXIES, BOB DYLAN and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN...

Pixies Drummer Hit Rock Bottom On Reunion Day

The PIXIES reunion couldn't have come at a better time for drummer DAVID LOVERING - he was broke and heartbroken when he received the call about a planned get together. The rocker had quit...

Pixies Plan Sixth Album

Legendary rockers the PIXIES are planning to record their sixth album, following the phenomenal success of this year's (04) reunion tour. The band's agent has revealed the Pixies will tape the follow-up to 1991's...

Friends Gather To Pay Tribute To Zevon

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, BOB DYLAN and the PIXIES are among the acts paying tribute to late rocker WARREN ZEVON on a new album. Zevon's longtime producer JORGE CALDERONE will mastermind the project and record a...

David Bowie Cancels Appearance At Roskilde

British rocker DAVID BOWIE's battles with shoulder pains have forced him to cancel his planned performance at Denmark's annual ROSKILDE FESTIVAL. Last week (ends25JUN04), Bowie cut short a concert in Prague, Czech Republic, because...

Farrell Still Hopes For Lollapalooza

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL still holds out hope his LOLLAPALOOZA festival can continue - days after cancelling the music event. The rocker was "heart-broken" to pull the plug on this year's (04) festival,...

Lollapalooza Cancelled After Poor Ticket Sales

The annual LOLLAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL TOUR has been cancelled following poor ticket sales. Event organiser and JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL is "heartbroken" about scrapping the concert, which was scheduled to begin in Auburn,...

Pixies Record New Song

THE PIXIES' reunion looks like it could be for good - the cult quartet has recorded its first single for 13 years. The PLANET OF SOUND hitmakers, whose current world tour is a complete...

Pixies Reunion Extended

The PIXIES were so taken by their COACHELLA performance in the California desert at the weekend (01MAY04) they've added more dates to their reunion tour. The group have lined up nine new dates for...

Sparta Singer Pays Tribute To The Pixies

SPARTA frontman FRED WARD was left speechless at the COACHELLA FESTIVAL this weekend (01MAY04) - when he finally saw his idols THE PIXIES perform. The rocker was just 12 when the group released classic...

Coachella Breaks Records

This year's (04) COACHELLA FESTIVAL broke attendance and temperature records at the weekend (01-02MAY04) as fans headed for the California desert to see sets by reformed PIXIES, RADIOHEAD, KRAFTWERK and THE CURE. Two sold-out...

Pixies Audio Book Planned

Reformed rockers THE PIXIES' difficult split 12 years ago is to be exposed in a new book. Writers JOSH FRANK and CARYN GANZ are hoping to cash in on the group's reunion...

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...

Pixies Delighted To Reform For Tour

PIXIES rocker JOEY SANTIAGO is delighted the band have reunited for a tour - despite his initial reservations. The DEBASER guitarist is enjoying performing with band mates FRANK BLACK, KIM DEAL and DAVID...

The Pixies Come Alive

The reunited PIXIES are to swell their back catalogue by releasing 15 live albums this summer (04). The group released only four albums during their seven-year existence, but now they'll put out live albums...

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...

Timberlake To Head V

American pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and R+B trio N.E.R.D. are in talks to headline Britain's annual V FESTIVAL. The 'N SYNC singer, who is currently filming his movie debut EDISON in Vancouver, Canada, is...

Strokes Plan Pixies Duet

American chart-toppers THE STROKES are planning to collaborate with their music heroes THE PIXIES at a festival in Scotland this summer (04). The LAST NITE rockers were thrilled to find the two groups are...

Pixie Fever Grips America

Cult rockers the PIXIES have spectacularly sold out their American reunion tour in minutes, proving they're more popular than ever. The DEBASER group were stunned earlier this month (FEB04) when all tickets for their...

Pixies Comeback Sellout

Reformed rockers the PIXIES have sold out a pair of London gigs within minutes of going on sale - proving they're more popular than ever. The WHERE IS MY MIND? band are playing two...

Reformed Pixies Plan Europe And America Dates

LATEST: Cult rockers THE PIXIES have announced the full line-up of dates for their summer (04) reunion tour. The critically acclaimed four-piece, who split in 1993, had planned to reform for California's COACHELLA FESTIVAL...

The Pixies Confirm Reunion

Legendary rock band THE PIXIES have delighted their legion of fans by officially confirming they are reforming. Although it has been reported the WHERE IS MY MIND? fourpiece were expected to play together for...

The Cure For Coachella

British goth godfathers THE CURE have been added to the already impressive bill of this year's (04) COACHELLA VALLEY FESTIVAL in California - as headliners. The group will headline the second night of the...

Pixies To Reunite For Us Festival

Cult rock band THE PIXIES have a thrill in store for their legions of devoted fans - they're reuniting for a one-off gig in America. The I BLEED rockers are headlining the COACHELLA FESTIVAL...

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