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Pixies announce 2014 fall North American tour dates

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The Pixies will return to Canada and the U.S. for a string of 2014 fall dates. Touring behind their first studio album in 22 years titled, "Indie Cindy," the American alt-rock legends have scheduled the initial dates of their second North American tour leg.

According to an update posted May 5 at Pollstar.com, the Boston-based band will hit 11 cities with four of the stops slated to take place in Canada. The trek kicks off Sept. 27 in San Diego, Calif. at Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay and wraps up Oct. 12 in Madison, Wis. at Orpheum Theater.

Canadian stops include: Oct. 5 Calgary, AB - MacEwan Conference And Event Centre, Oct. 6 Edmonton, AB - Shaw Conference Centre, Oct. 7 Saskatoon, SK - TCU Place and Oct. 9 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre. British garage rock duo Royal Blood will support on all Canadian dates.

General onsales begin May 9. Presales begin May 5. For more details, checkout the band's official website at PixiesMusic.com.

The reunited rockers released their fifth studio last month, just prior to Record Store Day. Produced by longtime Pixies collaborator Gil Norton, the album is a combination of the band's 2012-2014 extended play releases, "EP1," "EP2" and "EP3."

Co-founding member Kim Deal left the band last June shortly after entering the studio to being the album. The bassist was replaced initially by Muffs guitarist and vocalist Kim Shattuck. Paz Lenchantin has since been announced as the new bassist for the 2014 tour.

The Pixies will perform a 4-night stand May 23-26 in Sydney, Australia as part of Vivid Live. A run of European and Asian festival dates will following, beginning May 30 in Barcelona, Spain at Parc del Forum as part of Primavera Sound and wrapping up Aug. 17 in Tokoyo, Japan at Chiba Marine Stadium as part of Summer Sonic.

See PixiesMusic.com for more details.

Did you know? The Pixies released their first new song in a decade, titled “Bagboy” last spring.

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