“We’re grateful for Paz’s many contributions, and wish her all the very best going forward”: Paz Lenchantin leaves the Pixies after 10 years – and her replacement has been announced

Paz Lenchantin
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Pixies have named their new bass guitar player, after the band revealed long-time member Paz Lenchantin had departed the group after 10 years.

In a press statement, the alt-rock icons announced Lenchantin would be leaving in order to concentrate on her own projects.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.