Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Years Active: 1986–1993, 2004–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Indie, Avant-garde Rock, College Rock, Post-punk
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band that formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986. The group consists of Black Francis (vocals, guitar), Joey Santiago (guitar), Kim Deal (bass guitar, vocals), and David Lovering (drums). While the Pixies found only modest success in their home country, they were significantly more successful in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe, although never achieved prolonged mainstream success with their studio albums. The group disbanded in 1993 in acrimonious circumstances but reunited in 2004. Following their 1987 demo tape, the band signed to the English independent record label 4AD. They released “Come On Pilgrim,” comprising eight songs fro...
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