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  • Amnesia Rockfest’s 2015 Lineup Is A Heavy Music Lover’s Dream
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    Amnesia Rockfest’s 2015 Lineup Is A Heavy Music Lover’s Dream

    Canada’s largest music festival, Amnesia Rockfest, has unveiled a pretty spectacular 2015 lineup, headlined by the likes of System Of A Down, Linkin Park, The Offspring and Slayer. In total, the festival has recruited over 100 acts across rock, metal, punk, industrial, hardcore and even rap. Other Amnesia Rockfest acts which are sure to wet

  • Pixies – Sydney, Opera House 23/05/14
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    Pixies – Sydney, Opera House 23/05/14

    The organisers of Sydney’s Vivid festival hit Pixies fans for six when they announced a four-night residency at the Opera House. Suffice it to say, anticipation was high, and expectations were met and exceeded in one of the finest gigs of the year. Not ones to fuck around, the Pixies served up a professional performance,

  • Pixies: “Pitchfork Just Seem Like They Hate Everything”
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    Pixies: “Pitchfork Just Seem Like They Hate Everything”

    Any music fan who’s spent 15 minutes on the internet can tell you two things: the Pixies are one of the most critically acclaimed and influential independent bands of all time, and Pitchfork Media are a bunch of four-eyed music snobs who hate on every single album that comes across their offices. It’s the latter

  • Pixies’ David Lovering: “I Think We Still Are A Cult Band”
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    Pixies’ David Lovering: “I Think We Still Are A Cult Band”

    The Pixies are one of the defining alternative rock bands of the late eighties and early nineties, bearing influence on everyone from Radiohead, to Nirvana. Their creepy, dynamic songs were a perfect blend of psychosis and pop, but they broke up before they had a chance to get big. While frontman Black Francis worked on

  • Pixies Stream New Album ‘Indie Cindy’
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    Pixies Stream New Album ‘Indie Cindy’

    Icons of alternative rock and influencers to some of the most significant artists of the past 25 years, the Pixies have now returned with their first full-length studio album in 23 years, Indie Cindy, and after whetting appetites with a series of EP releases, the band are now streaming the LP in full. While some

  • Aussies Among Most Expensive Record Store Day Resales
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    Aussies Among Most Expensive Record Store Day Resales

    Another Record Store Day has come and gone and hordes of happy music fans are now caressing their respective swag with a mixture of glee and pain from the right hand jab it took to cleave that Flaming Lips record from the bespectacled hipster who, if we’re speaking truthfully, saw it first. And while debate

  • Coachella 2014 Set Times Announced, New Lineup Additions
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    Coachella 2014 Set Times Announced, New Lineup Additions

    The first weekend of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off this weekend in the States and organisers have now offered ticket-holders the means to discover all of the heart-wrenching clashes, as well as two huge last minute additions: Julian Casablancas and the Pixies. Readers can check out the set times in

  • Pixies Announce New Album ‘Indie Cindy’, Release ‘EP3’
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    Pixies Announce New Album ‘Indie Cindy’, Release ‘EP3’

    Grunge rock heroes Pixies have shared the final piece of their three EP puzzle, dropping EP3 and announcing the release of their first full-length album in twenty-three years, titled Indie Cindy. The album, which consists of all the tracks from the band’s recent trio of EPs, will hit Australia on 25th April. Indie Cindy can

  • Primavera Sound Lineup Revealed Via Short Film ‘Line-Up’
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    Primavera Sound Lineup Revealed Via Short Film ‘Line-Up’

    Barcelona’s Primavera Sound festival has revealed it’s 2014 lineup, delivering a harsh reminder of Australia’s crippling geographical isolation. Headliners include Nine Inch Nails, Disclosure, Queens Of The Stone Age, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pixies and Kendrick Lamar. The festival took a unique approach to unveiling the bill, using the form of a 26-minute short film, Line-Up,

  • Pixies: ‘Kim Deal Is Irreplaceable’
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    Pixies: ‘Kim Deal Is Irreplaceable’

    Pixies drummer David Lovering has offered some insight into the recent changes in the band’s lineup, not only describing their former bassist Kim Deal as irreplaceable, but shedding some light on the addition of new member Paz Lenchantin and her contributions to the legendary outfit. “Oh it’s wonderful!” Lovering told Alternative Nation. “Of course, no

  • Pixies Release ‘EP-2’
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    Pixies Release ‘EP-2’

    Bookending a tumultuous year that saw indie legends the Pixies lose their iconic bassist Kim Deal, release their first collection of new music in 22 years, find a replacement for Deal, fire her, and then replace her, the band have now unveiled a follow-up to last year’s EP release, titled EP-2. The band made the

  • Fired Pixies Bassist Says Manager Tried To Intimidate Her
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    Fired Pixies Bassist Says Manager Tried To Intimidate Her

    Recent Pixies deportee Kim Shattuck has claimed that the manager of the legendary alternative rock outfit made attempts to intimidate the Muffs frontlady during her time as bass player of the group. Shattuck took over bass duties after band icon Kim Deal left the group earlier this year. Speaking to comedian Jonah Ray on his

  • Former Pixies Bassist Speaks Out About Her Dismissal
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    Former Pixies Bassist Speaks Out About Her Dismissal

    Kim Shattuck has spoken out for the first time about her sudden departure from Pixies, revealing to NME she was told of her dismissal over the phone by the band’s manager. “I was surprised. Everything had gone well, the reviews were all good and the fans were super-nice about everything. They were like, ‘We love

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