Formed in Boston, Massachusetts
Charles Michael Kitridge Thompson IV (Black Francis) - vocals/rhythm guitar
Kimberly Deal (Mrs.John Murphy) - vocals/bass
Joseph Alberto Santiago - lead guitar
David Lovering - drums
Released 'Come On Pilgrim'(1987),'Surfa Rosa'(1988), 'Doolittle' (1989), 'Bossanova' (1990) and 'Trompe Le Monde' (1991)
Why they might be annoying
They did drugs and smoked.
Joey and Charles dropped out of college to start the band.
When asked why the Pixies broke up, Charles answered, ''I guess you have me to blame for that. Same old same old, you know? Lack of fun. Not getting along. General misery. Putting on a smiley face at the gig and things are really quiet back stage. Less joyful than it had been earlier.'
Why they might not be annoying
They were one of the most influential bands of the eighties.
They emerged from the rotten swill and synth-pop that America loved to love so much.
They influenced such bands as Nirvana, Radiohead, Bush, Polly Jean Harvey, Blur and more.
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Year In Review:
In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 18 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 34 Votes: 38.24% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 143 Votes: 36.36% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 72 Votes: 37.50% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 140 Votes: 44.29% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 158 Votes: 56.96% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 263 Votes: 52.47% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 394 Votes: 47.21% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 157 Votes: 49.68% Annoying
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