Smashing Pumpkins Premiere New Song ‘Knights of Malta,’ from New Album Out 11/16

Smashing Pumpkins Premiere New Song ‘Knights of Malta,’ from New Album Out 11/16

We’re roughly two weeks away from the release of Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol. 1/LP No Past. No Future. No Sun, Smashing Pumpkins‘ elaborately-titled new album that sees leader Billy Corgan back in the studio with drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist James Iha for the first time since 2000. Jeff Schroeder, who’s worked with Corgan […]

Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

Watch Smashing Pumpkins’ Halloween-Themed (and Mark McGrath-Starring) New Video for ‘Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)’

On Nov. 26, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins will release a new album, Shiny and Oh So Bright Vol. 1/LP No Past. No Future. No Sun, coming shortly after their generally well-received and marathon Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour. At first, the tour itself seemed rather surprising, given the tumultuous history between the band […]

Smashing Pumpkins to Release New Album ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ 11/26

Smashing Pumpkins to Release New Album ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ 11/26

Perhaps inconceivably, things are going quite well for the Smashing Pumpkins these days. Billy Corgan and original members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin buried the hatchet and got back together in recent months for the Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour (minus bassist D’Arcy Wretzky), treating fans to marathon, three-plus hour concerts featuring nearly […]

Stream ‘Solara,’ Smashing Pumpkins’ First New Song in 18 Years Featuring Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin

Stream ‘Solara,’ Smashing Pumpkins’ First New Song in 18 Years Featuring Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin

The “core lineup” of Smashing Pumpkins is about to embark on a big reunion tour (minus bassist D’Arcy Wretzky), and on Friday the group — Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin, along with Jeff Schroeder — premiered “Solara,” the first song under the SP name featuring that particular trio of musicians (Corgan/Iha/Chamberlin) in more […]

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

Smashing Pumpkins: 2018 ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright’ Reunion Tour (Minus D’arcy Wretzky) Announced

For Smashing Pumpkins fans, today may very well be the greatest day they’ve ever known. It’s been a long time since the Pumpkins’ classic lineup was together. For years, front man/songwriter Billy Corgan was the main holdover from the alt/rock band’s heyday in the mid to late 1990s, when they exploded thanks to albums like […]

Stream ‘Ogilala,’ the Lush New Album from Smashing Pumpkins’ William Patrick Corbin

Stream ‘Ogilala,’ the Lush New Album from Smashing Pumpkins’ William Patrick Corbin

Billy Corgan is a busy man. Even as Smashing Pumpkins go through another quieter period, the band’s principal member continues forging ahead with new material. On Friday, Corgan’s new Rick Rubin-produced record, Ogilala, was released under his full name, William Patrick Corban. He previewed the record in August with a song called “Aeronaut,” a sweeping, […]

William Patrick Corbin (Smashing Pumpkins) Announces New Album ‘Ogilala,’ Solo Tour Dates; Stream ‘Aeronaut’

William Patrick Corbin (Smashing Pumpkins) Announces New Album ‘Ogilala,’ Solo Tour Dates; Stream ‘Aeronaut’

The man known more commonly as Billy Corgan has a busy few months ahead of him. On Tuesday, William Patrick Corbin (of Smashing Pumpkins fame) announced a new solo album titled Ogilala. It will be released on October 13, and was produced by Rick Rubin. Corgan explained some context of the album in a statement: […]

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