Billy Corgan and co. schedule a number of new live shows in conjunction with their 30th anniversary, as well as their new album.
The eight-track LP was produced by Rick Rubin.
A full-length album is reportedly due out in November.
Or, 21 distinct ways of coping with, embracing, and analyzing the past.
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman revealed as much in a recent Instagram Q&A.
Billy Corgan and co. cover Sugar Ray’s “Fly”, perform Hole songs with Courtney Love, and revisit Gish track “Snail” for the first time in 18 years.
The trek features three female-fronted hard rock bands, including openers New Years Day.
Deep cuts and covers of Bowie and Zeppelin litter the reunion’s first official setlist.
A few years back, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman was photographed looking particularly Mellon Collie during a visit to the amusement park.
Billy Corgan wanders a warped cuckoo’s nest in Smashing Pumpkins’ trippy new video for “Solara”: Watch
Recurring motifs include the color black, Juggalo makeup, imaginary babies, and muscled hunks in masks.
Plus: Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin perform new single “Solara” and the classic “Bullet with Butterfly Wings”.
Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin hit the late-night circuit in anticipation of their reunion tour.