Green Day, Dollyrots, Pixies & More Pay Tribute to Muffs Singer Kim Shattuck

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Kim Shattuck performs with Pixies live at Alcatraz in Milan, Italy, on Nov. 4, 2013.

The late Muffs/Pixies member passed away at 56 on Wednesday (Oct. 2).

The indie rock nation paid loving tribute to late Muffs/Pixies bassist/singer Kim Shattuck on Wednesday (Oct. 2), showering love and admiration for the beloved L.A. punk stalwart who died at age 56 after a two-year battle with ALS. Shattuck, best known for fronting pop-punk band The Muffs in the 1990s, was also a member of the Pandoras and the Coolies and sat in on vocals with bands including Bowling for Soup and NoFX, as well as briefly replacing Kim Deal in The Pixies in 2013.

Among those singing her praises was Green Day singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, who said in a tribute that she was "one of my favorite songwriters," writing that the band played the Muffs' debut album over-and-over while they were working on their breakout Dookie album. Other tributes came in from fellow '90s rockers Veruca Salt, as well as the Dollyrots, Fucked Up's Damian Abraham, The Pixies, Waxahatchee, The New Pornographers' Carl Newman, Cursive's Tim Kasher and many more.

The Muffs’ first album in five years, No Holiday, is scheduled for release Oct. 18 via Omnivore Recordings.

Check out some of the tributes below and footage from The Muffs' final show in Rosario, Argentina in April 2017.


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