Pixies are back!

Vanguard Online June 5, 2019 0

He’s had to tone down his vocal range, age I imagine is catching up with Black Francis’ vocal chords. On Graveyard Hill thus starts in a rather toned down formulaic fashion. However a minute in, just as you were beginning to wonder, a tsunami of excitement, melody and chaos kicks in. The fuzzed guitars and bass are unmistakably passionate, a shot of adrenaline, a call to war to an army of goosebumps. It wouldn’t at all be out of place in the early 90s, the era which belongs to Pixies. I even detected the fullsome buzz of Sugar, brother-in-arms of the then big ‘fuck off indie rock’ sound.

Pixies’ new studio album, Beneath the Eyrie’, will be released September 13th 2019. Pre-orders for these items can be placed at pixiesmusic.com.

Pixies will support Beneath the Eyrie’ with a 2019- 2020 world tour that kicks off Saturday, August 31st at the Daydream Festival in Pasadena, CA.  They will then head to the UK for its first European tour in two years that begins September 13th:

AUGUST

31  Daydream Festival, Pasadena, CA

SEPTEMBER

13   Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, UK

14   Pavilions, Plymouth, UK

16   O2 Academy, Birmingham, UK

17   O2 Academy, Leeds, UK

18   O2 Apollo, Manchester, UK

20   Alexandra Palace, London, UK

21   O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK

22   O2 Academy, Glasgow, UK

23   Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK

25   Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK

26   Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland

29   Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway

30   Cirkus, Stockholm, Sweden

OCTOBER

 1    KB Hallen, Denmark, Copenhagen

 3    TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 4    O13 Poppodium, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 5    Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany

 7    Palladium, Cologne, Germany

 8    Lucerna Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic

 9    Gasometer, Vienna, Austria

11   Estragon, Bologna, Italy

12   Todays at OGR, Turin, Italy

13   X-Tra, Zurich, Switzerland

15   Tonhalle, Munich, Germany

16   Forest National, Brussels, Belgium

17   Luxexpo, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

19   L’Olympia, Paris, France

20   Le Radiant, Lyon, France

21   Le Liberte, Rennes, France

23   Sant Jordi Club, Barcelona, Spain

24   Riviera, Madrid, Spain

25   Campo Pequeno, Lisbon, Portugal

26   Coliseum, Galicia, Spain

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