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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS

Photo Gallery: Soundwave Festival [Day 2 Part 2] - Sydney Olympic Park (01.03.15)

The final part of our photo coverage of Soundwave Festival Day 2. Artists include Escape The Fate, Judas Priest, Slash, Of Mice And Men, Butcher Babies, Slipknot (pictured above), The Smashing Pumpkins and Fall Out Boy. Photos by Johnny Au.

Photo Gallery: Smashing Pumpkins + Gerard Way - Big Top Luna Park, Sydney (25.02.15)

Smashing Pumpkins played a fantastic set on Wednesday night at the Big Top in Luna Park finishing with a cover of David Bowie's "Fame". Gerard Way played a tight supporting set for the Pumpkins.

Live Review: The Smashing Pumpkins + Gerard Way - The Big Top, Sydney (25.02.15)

For a long while there Billy Corgan’s eccentricities overshadowed his music. Every month another piece of click-bait drama emerged; dating Courtney Love, forming his own wrestling company, and waging war on everyone from his contemporaries to pop music itself. It was a thrill to walk out of Luna Park’s Big Top with The Smashing Pumpkins music having been the epicentre of the night.

Festival Review: Soundwave Festival Adelaide (Day Two) - Bonython Park (22.02.15)

Oh man, Soundwave Day Two just kicked Soundwave Day One right in it's 40 degree face. Don't get me wrong, Saturday was fun, it was a good time, but man. Sunday just knocked it right out of the park.

Gerard Way and One OK Rock to support the Smashing Pumpkins in Sydney and Melbourne!

It looks like Smashing Pumpkins are going to be bringing some interesting guests with them to their Sydney and Melbourne Soundwave sideshows, today announcing that former My Chemical Romance frontman, Gerard Way, and Japanese rockers One OK Rock would be supporting them at the shows next week!

New Music Video: The Smashing Pumpkins "Being Beige" (2015)

As we edge closer to their much anticipated Australian return, The Smashing Pumpkins have given fans out this way something to keep us occupied until they arrive. Their new film clip, for single "Being Beige", is released today and, true to the form of their latest album Monuments to an Elegy, it's a great mix of honest and melancholic. Some would say it's a return to form for Corgan and co, while others say this album shows the band in a refreshed state - "Being Beige" is one of the better cuts off the record in my opinion offers a great display of tone and texture, something the clip encapsulates as well.

Soundwave headline sideshows announced for The Smashing Pumpkins in Sydney and Melbourne!

Some new news out of the Soundwave campp this afternoon, with the reveal that recent addition The Smashing Pumpkins have announced some exclusive sidewaves for February! The gigs, lined up for Sydney and Melbourne, will see the iconic band bring their extensive back catalogue, including their latest album Monuments to an Elegy to Australia for a highly anticipated visit.

Album Review: The Smashing Pumpkins - Monuments To An Elegy (2014 LP)

The Smashing Pumpkins released their latest studio album Monuments To An Elegy this month; the eighth the band have produced out of Billy Corgan's double decade long music career. Not including the hiatus between 2000 and 2006 of course.

The Smashing Pumpkins, Millencolin, Steel Panther and more added to Soundwave Festival 2015 line up!

More names have been added to the huge Soundwave Festival tour for 2015, with the organisers revealing the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins and Millencolin to be joining the class of 2015, featuring Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest and more!

Album News Weekly: 26th November 2014

In This Issue: This week is headed up by some big names with the return of The Smashing Pumpkins and The Grates, some UK rock and electronic exports, a mixtape featuring HAIM, and an artist that spent the year supporting Eminem.

The Smashing Pumpkins to release 'Monuments to an Elegy' on December 12th!

The eighth Smashing Pumpkins studio album, Monuments to an Elegy, now has an official Australian release date - December 12th! To be released through Martha's Music/BMG Music/Cooking Vinyl Australia, the album marks a highly anticipated moment for the band, as fans await the follow up to the acclaimed 2012 album, Oceania. Recorded in Chicago, the album also features Tommy Lee on drums and Howard Willing on production duties.

Single Stream: The Smashing Pumpkins "One and All" (2014)

The first of two new albums from The Smashing Pumpkins, Moments to an Elegy, will be released early next month, so it's only right that we get a few tastes of the new sound. New track "One and All" is drowning in fuzzy guitars as Billy Corgan recalls youth and Motley Crue's Tommy Lee bangs away aggressively on the drums, placing it is a bit edgier than lead single "Being Biege" which was released late last month.

The Rolling Stones confirmed to headline at Glastonbury 2013

Proving again why it is regarded as one of the biggest and best music festivals on the globe, the line up for Glastonbury 2013 has delivered the goods once more. Confirming months of rumours and speculation, The Rolling Stones are set to headline the Saturday night slot at the festival, with the creme de la creme of popular music also set to grace the UK music gathering.