The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. Formed in 1988 by frontman Billy Corgan (lead vocals, guitar), D'arcy Wretzky (bass), James Iha (guitar), and Jimmy Chamberlin (drums), the band has undergone many line-up changes. The current lineup features Corgan, Chamberlin, Iha and guitarist Jeff Schroeder.
Oceania (The Smashing Pumpkins album). Oceania is the eighth studio album by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on June 19, 2012 through EMI, Reprise Records and Martha's Music. Produced by Billy Corgan and Bjorn Thorsrud, the album is part of the band's abandoned 44-song project album, Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. As of September 2012, Oceania has sold over 102,000 copies in the US.
Zeitgeist (The Smashing Pumpkins album). Zeitgeist is the seventh studio album by American rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, released on July 10, 2007 by Martha's Music and Reprise Records. It was the band's first album following their reunion in 2005, and was produced by Roy Thomas Baker, Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and Terry Date. The album debuted strongly, but sales soon decreased, and critical reception was mixed
Excited to announce The Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be touring North America this summer with special guests AFI. Tickets on sale this Friday, March 8th, at 10AM local. LA's on sale date TBA. The Smashing Pumpkins.
It’s just over 16 years since the alternative rock giants, who sold 30 million albums during their career, released what MTV described at the time as one of the most anticipated albums of 1998. The original album will be augmented by the mono version, a disc of demo recordings titled ‘In A State Of Passage,’ and two collections of rare versions, remixes and other rarities, one called ‘Chalices, Palaces and Deep Pools’ and the other ‘Malice, Callous and Fools.
The Smashing Pumpkins. Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine. Led by Billy Corgan, this Chicago band blended roaring rock with dark, insular alternative-pop.
No Sun. Smashing Pumpkins, photo by Linda Strawberry. Smashing Pumpkins have announced a new album. Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1, LP: No Past. The track follows Solara, which is also set to appear on the new album. Previously, Billy Corgan promised two new EPs. Smashing Pumpkins’ last studio album, Monuments to an Elegy, arrived in 2014. Read 5 Times Billy Corgan Said Reunions Were Bullshit on the Pitch.