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and Hüsker Dü. Drummer David Lovering completed the line-up, which became the Pixies. Securing a contract with British independent 4AD on the basis of their demo tapes, the Pixies debuted with the mini-album Come On Pilgrim (1987). The album utilized eight songs from the demos and established the band’s powerful, guitar-driven sound. Santiago’s innovative, angular lead was ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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many indie rockers. Ultimately, Deal wanted more of her songs used. Frank Black, as he soon became in his solo career, refused. She formed The Breeders. The Pixies reunited to play ecstatically received gigs in 2004. Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock Personalities | The Pogues | Eighties | Rock ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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vocals) and Greg Norton (bass) were forefathers of emo, and an immensely important bridge between hardcore and alternative rock. The Minneapolis trio are cited by the likes of The Pixies and Nirvana as a massive influence. Their third album Zen Arcade (1984) is an exemplary collection of punk pop. They made a dignified transition to a major label with Candy ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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by hard rock, punk and pop, admiring Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Cheap Trick, Boston, The Sex Pistols, Sonic Youth, The Pixies and, he claimed, The Bay City Rollers. He formed Nirvana with bassist and fellow punk-rock fan Krist Novoselic, and with drummer Chad Channing, they formed part ...

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2001 terrorist attacks. But to guitarists he will always be the funky craftsman behind ‘Good Times’, ‘Material Girl’, and ‘Let’s Dance’. Personalities | Joey Santiago | The Force Behind the Pixies | Guitar Heroes ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guitar Heroes, consultant editor Rusty Cutchin
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punk metal of ‘Swap Meet’ and ‘Paper Cuts’. With hand-to-mouth American and European touring, Nirvana began to receive critical acclaim with Cobain keen to stress the influence of The Pixies on the Nirvana sound. A second UK tour planned for the spring of 1990 was cancelled when Channing departed. Nirvana’s second Sub Pop single – ‘Sliver’/‘Dive’ – was followed by ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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resulted in 1989, before The Heartbreakers reformed: still one of America’s most consistent bands behind a consistently good songwriter. Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock Personalities | The Pixies | Eighties | Rock ...

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley
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singer Morrissey’s uniquely English slant on life. ‘We proved that alternative music is a viable commodity.’ Krist Novoselic, Nirvana Leading Exponents R.E.M. Hüsker Dü Nirvana The Pixies The Butthole Surfers Sonic Youth Jane’s Addiction Smashing Pumpkins Nine Inch Nails My Bloody Valentine The Happy Mondays Blur Oasis The Sisters Of Mercy The Fall The Smiths Radiohead U2 ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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Teen Spirit’, it mattered little that the track’s riff was borrowed from ‘More Than A Feeling’ by melodic rock staples Boston. With hindsight, Nirvana were doing little that The Pixies hadn’t already attempted over a cult four-album career, though the group’s talismanic 1991 album Nevermind was greeted by media overkill. Indeed, the grunge phenomenon eventually found itself suffering from ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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Black lasted for just five short years, Albini becoming a producer (or to use the term he prefers ‘recording engineer’) of distinction through his work with Nirvana, The Pixies and even his heroes Cheap Trick. Unlike their rivals R.E.M., Minneapolis bands Hüsker Dü and The Replacements never quite became household names. However, the songwriting skills ...

Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music, general editor Paul Du Noyer
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April Page & Plant’s Walking Into Clarksdale Co-produced by 1990s rock-producer extraordinaire Steve Albini (whose work includes production for Pixies, P.J. Harvey, Nirvana and The Stooges’ March 2007 studio-album comeback), Page & Plant’s Walking Into Clarksdale wasn’t quite the follow-up to No Quarter that everybody had hoped for. If No Quarter was an understandably cautious collaboration, relying ...

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