Billy Corgan will stage a series of record release shows in support of Smashing Pumpkins‘ new album, Monuments to an Elegy, and he’s enlisted a pair of big-name musicians to round out the touring lineup. Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk and The Killers bassist Mark Stoermer will join Corgan and Jeff Schroeder for intimate engagements in Berlin, London, Paris, and New York City.
Additionally, the Pumpkins have confirmed a December 10th appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live and a December 14th slot at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas concert.
Monuments to an Elegy is due out December 9th via Martha’s Music / Song BMG. Check out the album’s latest track, “Tiberius”, followed by the band’s full tour docket.
Smashing Pumpkins 2014 Tour Dates:
11/30 – Berlin, DE @ Kesselhaus
12/05 – London, UK @ Koko’s
12/06 – Paris, FR @ Le Trabendo
12/08 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
12/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum (Almost Acoustic Christmas)
Watch Rock it Out! Blog’s video interview with Corgan from September 2012.