Kim Shattuck dismissed from The Pixies, concentrates on The Muffs album

Kim Shattuck of the Muffs took to Twitter and Facebook to share the news that she’s no longer a member of The Pixies.
She wrote:
“Super disappointed to learn that my time with the Pixies ended today. Amazing experience. Looking forward to focusing my attention back on the Muffs and our upcoming new album. All the best to everyone.”
Pixies will head out on a lengthy North American tour in early 2014 supported by Best Coast, Cults, and FIDLAR. It’s currently unclear who will be playing bass.