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The Breeders were initially created as a way for Pixies bassist Kim Deal and Throwing Muses guitarist Tanya Donelly to let out some suppressed creative energy and to take a break from being the second players in each of their main bands. Deal and Donelly both played guitar, leaving bass for Josephine Wiggs of Perfect Disaster. Taking their name from the group Deal led with her twin sister, Kelley, in their teens, the Breeders combined the sound of Throwing Muses with the shifting dynamics and warped pop sensibilities of the Pixies. Their critically acclaimed debut album, Pod, was released in 1990. Two years later, the group recorded Safari, a four-song EP that found the band getting stronger and more melodic. Soon after its recording, Donelly left the Breeders to form her own group, Belly. Kim Deal brought in her sister Kelley as her replacement. By this time, their permanent drummer was Jim MacPherson, who was billed as "Mike Hunt" on Safari. 1992 also saw the group play its first high-profile gigs, opening for Nirvana on their European tour. Last Splash was released late in the summer of 1993, with a hazier, more incoherent prolongation of the hard pop of Safari.
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Apr 6 Fri 8:30 PM The Breeders Ace Hotel - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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Apr 7 Sat 8:00 PM The Breeders The Observatory - Santa Ana
Santa Ana, CA
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Apr 8 Sun 8:00 PM The Breeders Masonic Auditorium At Nob Hill Masonic Center
San Francisco, CA
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Apr 10 Tue 8:30 PM The Breeders Mcmenamins Crystal Ballroom
Portland, OR
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Apr 11 Wed 8:00 PM The Breeders Commodore Ballroom
Vancouver, BC
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Apr 13 Fri 9:00 PM The Breeders Showbox SoDo
Seattle, WA
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Apr 15 Sun 8:00 PM The Breeders Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise
Boise, ID
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Apr 16 Mon 8:00 PM The Breeders The Grand At The Complex
Salt Lake City, UT
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Apr 18 Wed 8:00 PM The Breeders Ogden Theatre
Denver, CO
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Apr 21 Sat 8:00 PM The Breeders Emo's East
Austin, TX
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Apr 22 Sun 8:00 PM The Breeders House Of Blues - Dallas
Dallas, TX
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Apr 23 Mon 8:00 PM The Breeders House Of Blues - Houston
Houston, TX
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Apr 25 Wed 8:00 PM The Breeders Iron City - Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
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Apr 26 Thu 8:00 PM The Breeders Cannery Ballroom
Nashville, TN
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Apr 30 Mon 8:00 PM The Breeders Brooklyn Steel
Brooklyn, NY
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May 2 Wed 8:00 PM The Breeders Capitol Theatre - Port Chester
Port Chester, NY
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May 4 Fri 8:00 PM The Breeders House Of Blues - Boston
Boston, MA
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May 5 Sat 8:00 PM The Breeders Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
Montreal, QUE
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May 6 Sun 7:00 PM The Breeders Phoenix Concert Theatre
Toronto, ONT
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May 8 Tue 8:00 PM The Breeders Vic Theatre
Chicago, IL
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May 9 Wed 8:00 PM The Breeders The Rave - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
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May 11 Fri 8:00 PM The Breeders The Truman - Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
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May 13 Sun 8:00 PM The Breeders First Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
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Within a year, the album had gone platinum and the band had a prime spot on 1994's Lollapalooza tour. That year, the group also released the limited-edition 7" Head to Toe and Divine Hammer singles that year, both of which confirmed the Breeders as a unusual, artistically headstrong group that was on the other hand in tune with the commercial pop tastes of the early '90s. Just as quickly as success hit the band, the Breeders went on a sudden hiatus, partly due to exhaustion from the swift nature of their fame and from their widespread touring. Late in 1994, Kelley was arrested for drug possession and was sent to a rehab clinic in Minnesota. The rest of the band went their separate ways while she recovered. Though the Breeders' break was supposed to be temporary, it ended up lasting far longer than the band or its fans could have expected.