1. Coachella 2014: Pixies Return 10 Years Later With Something To Prove

    April 13, 2014 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 When the Pixies played Coachella 10 years ago, the band’s set was a defining moment in both the festival and the group’s history. The Pixies’ main stage set in 2004 was the first major reunion gig for the act, which, in its heyday, had never broken ...

  2. Pixies, New Bassist Part Ways

    November 30, 2013 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 The Pixies have parted ways with recently-added bassist Kim Shattuck. "Super disappointed to learn that my time with the Pixies ended today," Shattuck wrote Friday on Facebook ( via Pitchfork). "Amazing experience. Looking forward to ...

  3. The Pixies Announce New Bassist, Tour

    July 01, 2013 11:57 AM EDT The Pixies will kick off the first leg of a world tour in Paris on Sept. 29. On Friday the band graced fans with "Bagboy", the first new song from the group since 2004. The Paris date will also mark the first time that the band will be p ...

  4. Kim Deal Quits The Pixies

    June 14, 2013 9:28 AM EDT Kim Deal is a Pixie no more. The beloved and infinitely influential alt-rock band announced Friday that their bassist of 25 years has "decided to leave." In a statement signed by Black Francis, Joey Santiago and David Lovering, the remai ...

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  6. Song Debut: Juliette Lewis's "Romeo"

    July 31, 2009 4:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 An actress of startling range, Juliette Lewis has released an EP and two albums since 2003 with her band the Licks . Citing a desire to strike out in new directions, Lewis disbanded the group in 2009, forming the New Romantiques soon after. The resu ...

  7. Pixies Bringing 'Doolittle' Shows To U.S.

    July 28, 2009 11:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Pixies piqued fans interest with news they'd regroup to play their 1989 classic "Doolittle" in Europe. Now the group will bring the album's 20th anniversary celebration to the U.S. this November. The Pixies will play "Do ...

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. phenom Leona Lewis scores big in the States ahead of the release of her debut album, Ray J precedes his next set with a "sexy" single and P.O.D. reunites to rock with an old chum in this week's H A new album from Kim Deal's ...

  9. Sons & Daughters

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This Scottish rock outfit writes in from the road on their tribulations and triumphs during their U.S. tour. This week, they reveal their thoughts on SXSW, talk with Kim Deal and ponder a bouncy castl This Scottish rock outfit writes in from the roa ...

  10. Sons & Daughters

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The party is pretty terrible, there's about a thousand folk in a two-room suite and it looks like all those bullshit photoshoots from Vice Magazine. Hi there, we are Sons & Daughters, aka the Crown Jewels of Scotland, and we have been asked ...

  11. Breeders Bounce Back With 'Mountain Battles'

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a six-year absence, the Breeders will return April 8 with a new album, "Mountain Battles." The 4AD set features sisters Kim and Kelley Deal flanked by Jose Medeles on drums and bassist Mando Lop After a six-year absence, the Breeders ...

  12. Black Bags Penning 'Pixies-Esque' Songs

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There isn't, and may never be, any new Pixies music in the offing -- but that's not for trying, according to the group's Frank Black. There isn't, and may never be, any new Pixies music in the offing -- but that's not for tr ...

  13. Pixies Planning One More Summer Tour

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two years since they reformed for the first time in more than a decade, the Pixies will reactivate for seven European shows in July. What happens after that is anybody's guess, according to guitarist Two years since they reformed for the first ...

  14. Documentary Goes Inside Pixies Reunion

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas. "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by S ...

  15. Reunion Nearly Complete, Pixies Look Ahead

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the first phase of its reunion nearly complete, the Pixies have begun contemplating the future. Six shows in Japan are on tap in December, but what will happen afterward is anybody's guess. Guita With the first phase of its reunion nearly ...

  16. Dark Snack

    January 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 If the White Stripes were both women and grew up in the South, they might sound like the Moaners. If the White Stripes were both women and grew up in the South, they might sound like the Moaners. North Carolina-based singer/guitarist Melissa Swingle ...

  17. Pixies Wrap Reunion Tour, Prep DVDs

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Pixies wrapped their triumphant reunion tour Saturday night (Dec. 18) with two shows at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. Billboard.com has learned the band plans to chronicle the trek with two sep The Pixies wrapped their triumphant reunion ...

  18. Pixies To Reform In April?

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A decade after a bitter breakup, seminal alternative rock act the Pixies may reunite next year. At deadline, rumors of a tour and a potential new studio album remain unconfirmed. The group's manager t A decade after a bitter breakup, seminal al ...

  19. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock ...

  20. Title TK

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On their first formal release in close to a decade, the Breeders pick up where frontwoman Kim Deal's 1995 side project, the Amps, left off, favoring a brooding garage-punk sound over the playful alter On their first formal release in close to a ...

  21. Breeders Bounce Back With 'Title TK'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kim Deal and other members of the Breeders talk about reforming the group and releasing "Title TK." (Excerpted from Billboard article for Billboard.com.) In a charmingly scatterbrained sort of way, the Breeders' Kim Deal has veered of ...

  22. Breeders' Next Splash Due In May

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and first since 1993's "Last Splash." Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release ...

  23. Breeders Confirm 2002 Album, Tour

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the Breeders have announced a February release for their forthcoming third studio album and have confirmed plans to tour the U.S. in early 2002. While the After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the ...

  24. Merchant To Perform Live For Oxygen

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Natalie Merchant will be subject of a televised concert on the Oxygen network next Friday (Dec. 21). "Up Close And Personal With Natalie Merchant" will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and will be simultaneously Natalie Merchant will be subject of a t ...

  25. Breeders Recording With Steve Albini

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Long-silent modern rock act the Breeders are in a Chicago studio with producer Steve Albini (Nirvana, PJ Harvey) recording the follow-up to the group's breakthrough second album, 1993's "Last Splash," Long-silent modern rock act ...