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Kim Deal leaves the Pixies, stays busy touring with the Breeders
Kim Deal leaves the Pixies, stays busy touring with the Breeders

It’s happened again: Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the influential rock band she co-founded with Frank "Black Francis" Black, guitarist Joey Santiago and drummer Dave Lovering in 1986. Deal is also the co-founder, with her twin sister Kelley, of the Breeders, which is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its smash debut, “Last Splash.”  In a statement posted on the Pixies’ website, the band explained the departure. “We are sad to say that Kim Deal has decided to leave the Pixies. We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years. Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her...

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