Visceral, musically cinematic, otherworldly but strangely familiar and a bit unsettling, welcome to Pixies' brand-new studio album, Beneath the Eyrie, where tales of witches, Daniel Boone, misfits and other characters fit utterly into the band's inherent weirdness. Boasting 12 new songs, the album will be released globally on Friday, September 13 via the group's new record label, Infectious/BMG, and available in a wide variety of packages. Those formats include:

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Pixies’ bassist Paz Lenchantin has put on her director’s hat for the band’s next music video, this one for the track “Classic Masher” from the new album Head Carrier.

The clip was shot in Los Angeles earlier this month and features Lenchantin’s father Mario Merdirossian as the pianist as well as three friends - Hannah Vandermolen (driver), Adelaide Crocker (middle seat) and Virginia Rand (red lips). Graffiti was created by...

A brand-new track from the Pixies' upcoming album Head Carrier (September 30 Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam/[PIAS]) has just been released. "Talent," a raucous song that features a cameo appearance by legendary actor Jack Palance, can now be streamed here , and is available as an instant-grat track when pre-ordering the new album on iTunes. The song can also be streamed as a stand-alone single on Spotify, Deezer and all other...

Pixies announce that their sophomore “post-reunion” album, Head Carrier, will be released on September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam) The 12-track collection of the band’s unique aural mix of surrealism, psychedelia, dissonance and surf rock was produced by Tom Dalgety (Killing Joke, Royal Blood) and recorded at London's Rak Studios from mid-February through to mid-March this year. Fans can get a taste of the new music by going to

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Fans have dreamed about it for years, and now Pixies are delivering.  Indie Cindy, the band’s first full studio album since 1991’s Trompe le Monde, will be released in late April (April 23/Japan, April 28/UK/Europe/International, April 29/North America) on the band’s own independent label, Pixiesmusic  (and marketed and distributed by [PIAS] Recordings).  Pre-orders for most configurations can be placed beginning today at iTunes, Amazon, and other online retail outlets. 

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The dawn brings a ray of gold and another confirmation for Rock Werchter 2014. Placebo will perform on Thursday 3 July. Definitely there on the first day of the festival are Skrillex and Metallica. Arctic Monkeys and Major Lazer perform on Friday 4 July. On Saturday 5 July Werchter welcomes Pixies and Triggerfinger. And Franz Ferdinand are already confirmed for Sunday 6 July.

Placebo have made seven albums and come...

You are about to enter a hallucinatory space populated by witches and psychics, tarot cards and crystal balls, madness and trepidation, and a harrowing ride in a hearse driven by a Hell Hound. During this cosmic trek, you will likely slide into infinity, a place where the “eerie" and “magical" seem to be part of the very air. No need for psychedelics to tune into what you are about to...

Earlier this month, Pixies announced Beneath The Eyrie, the band’s brand new studio album due out September 13 (Infectious/BMG). Today, the first episode of “It’s a Pixies Podcast" is live. The 12-episode podcast is hosted and narrated by New York Times best-selling author Tony Fletcher who was embedded with the band and producer Tom Dalgety at Dreamland Recordings near Woodstock, NY last December. Over the course of the series, fans...

Written, storyboarded, produced and directed by Pixies frontman Black Francis, “Um Chagga Lagga,” the new music video for the band’s album Head Carrier (released September 30/Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam), made its premiere last week. True to the song’s esoteric storyline, the part concept, part performance video is infused with a rousing, old-school Pixies urgency. You can view the video here.

Working with French filmmaker Louis Collins, Black Francis chose...

The music video for "Tenement Song" makes is bow today as the first music video for the Pixies' upcoming album Head Carrier, due out September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam). You can view the video HERE; the song can be streamed/purchased HERE.

Taking its influence from the song's lyrics and Vaughan Oliver's album artwork, the video was conceived and created by the UK/European-based Krank! Collective, and follows a...