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Smashing Pumpkins 'Split' Bonus Tracks Anger Fans

Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have angered their U.S. fans after announcing they are releasing four different versions of their comeback album next month (Jul07). The Billy Corgan-fronted band unveil their first disc in seven years,...

Smashing Pumpkins Return To Tv

The SMASHING PUMPKINS will make their first televised performances in seven years when they perform a two-night stint on America's The Late Show with David Letterman next month (Jul07). The reformed group's shows, on 9...

Venice Rock Festival Scrapped After Storms

Rock acts PEARL JAM, AEROSMITH, IRON MAIDEN and the SMASHING PUMPKINS have seen their festival slots in Italy scrapped this weekend (16-17Jun07) after storms ravaged the site. As many as 20 people were injured in...

Acts Added To Carling Weekend

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals including Brakes and Devendra Banhart.Brakes will play the Radio 1/NME Stage on August 25th in Reading and the following...

By on 12 June 2007

The Smashing Pumpkins Mock Hasselhoff At Secret Berlin Gig

American rockers THE SMASHING PUMPKINS shocked fans last night (05Jun07) by performing a secret gig in Germany, and using it to mock the country's love of DAVID HASSELHOFF. The recently reformed band - showing off...

Pumpkins Fans Crash Ticket Sales Website

SMASHING PUMPKINS fans crashed an Internet ticket site on Sunday (20May07) as demand for tickets for the group's upcoming reunion shows reached fever pitch. Minutes after tickets to the Pumpkins' nine-show residency at the Orange...

Carling Stage Line-ups Announced

The full line-ups for the Carling stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced, with some surprising additions.Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will be headlining the stage, bringing his solo offering Yours to...

By on 22 May 2007

The Police To Play Virgin

The summer's (07) two-day Virgin Festival in Baltimore, Maryland is all about big reunions - THE POLICE will join the SMASHING PUMPKINS as headliners. The Police have just announced they'll close the first night of...

Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

By on 11 May 2007

Smashing Pumpkins Unveil New Members?

Rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have unveiled the two new members of their band, according to U.S. reports. The Chicago Tribune names the group's new bassist as Ginger Reyes, formerly of the Halo Friendlies, while Jeff Schroeder,...

Smashing Pumpkins Thieves Charged

Two men have been charged after breaking into US rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS' studio and stealing artwork and musical paraphernalia last weekend (05-06May07). The burglars gained entry to the venue in Chicago, Illinois, stealing pictures from...

Smashing Pumpkins Announce First Show Since 2000

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced their first live show since 2000 with an intimate date at the Grand Rex in Paris.After this first show the band will embark on a European tour calling at a...

By on 03 May 2007

Carling Weekend Expands Further

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend bill, including a few old favourites alongside newer bands.Jimmy Eat World and Eagles of Death Metal will play the main stage, along with...

By on 01 May 2007

The Police Headline Us Live Earth Concert

Reformed rockers THE POLICE will headline the US leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's summer (07) Live Earth environmental awareness mega-gig. The trio will be joined onstage at New Jersey's Giants Stadium on...

Former Pumpkins Star Rules Out Reunion

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star JAMES IHA has ended months of speculation about his part in the group's reunion tour by insisting he won't rejoin the band. The guitarist claims he's too busy working on the...

The Police + Pumpkins Give Virgin Festival A Boost

LATEST: Reunited rock acts THE POLICE and SMASHING PUMPKINS and the BEASTIE BOYS are helping to make the second US Virgin Festival a hot ticket by securing their spots on the line-up. The three acts...

Razorlight Headline Leeds And Reading Festivals

Razorlight and The Smashing Pumpkins are among the bands headlining the Reading and Leeds festivals this year.The Carling Weekend events will run simultaneously, with both Reading and Leeds featuring a host of British and American...

By on 20 March 2007

Smashing Pumpkins Confirm Comeback Album

Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have thrilled fans by confirming they will release their first album in seven years this summer (07) - on a Saturday. The BILLY CORGAN-fronted band have decided to unveil ZEITGEIST on...

Jackass Star Margera Marries

LATEST: JACKASS star BAM MARGERA married childhood friend MISSY ROTHSTEIN in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last Saturday (03FEB07). Margera, a professional skateboarder and star of the MTV shows JACKASS and VIVA LA BAM, married Rothstein, 26, in...

Pumpkins Announce German Shows

LATEST: Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS will return to performing live this summer (07) after announcing two European festival dates. The cult group will headline Germany's Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals in early...

The Who To Headline Glastonbury?

THE WHO have given the strongest hint yet they're to play at this year's (07) esteemed Glastonbury Festival. The veteran rockers admit they've been approached by MICHAEL EAVIS, organiser of the legendary English musical extravaganza,...

Corgan Confirms New Album And Tour

SMASHING PUMPKINS lead singer BILLY CORGAN has confirmed the band will release a new album and tour later this year (07). The TODAY singer posted a message on his MySpace web page announcing the band's...

Legitimacy Of 'Leaked' Pumpkins Tracks Thrown Into Doubt

The legitimacy of four 'leaked' new SMASHING PUMPKINS songs has been thrown into doubt, because fans are convinced the singer on THE BAKER DEMOS is not BILLY CORGAN. The tracks COLLAPSING CITIES, THE RESTLESS WORLD,...

Corgan Unveils New Material.

BILLY CORGAN's showcase of new material has been well received by a star-studded audience which included PETE TOWNSHEND. Despite being the singer's first live gig following a one year break from music, the SMASHING PUMPKINS...

Stars Join Townshend's Girlfriend For Radio Show

The satellite radio show fronted by PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER turned into a star-studded event on Tuesday night (07NOV06) when SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN joined Townshend, EELS star E and actress MINNIE DRIVER...

Panic! Defend Queen Cover

PANIC! AT THE DISCO have defended their decision to cover QUEEN classic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY on tour, insisting their hard work perfecting the difficult harmonies will pay off. The Las Vegas band are no strangers to...

Pumpkins Start Work On Their First Album For Seven Years

Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have begun work on their first album in seven years, according to a post on the group's official website. The short message confirms the group is in the studio with producer...

Raconteurs Stun Lollapalooza With Covers

JACK WHITE's new band THE RACONTEURS stole the show at this weekend's (04-06AUG06) Lollapalooza festival in Illinois by performing a string of other peoples' tunes. The STEADY AS SHE GOES four-piece tackled GNARLS BARKLEY's summer...

Smashing Pumpkins' Battling Bassists

JANE'S ADDICTION rocker ERIC AVERY is competing with MELISSA AUF DER MAUR to play bass in the reformed SMASHING PUMPKINS. Frontman BILLY CORGAN and drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN are officially back on board and auditioning for...

It's Official: Pumpkins Reform

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have finally confirmed they are reuniting, following months of speculation, and are ready to record their sixth studio album. Frontman BILLY CORGAN, who has remained friends with former drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN and...

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