The Smashing Pumpkins return
Thu 9th Sep, 2010 in Local News
Months after first promising an Australian tour Billy Corgan has finally collected his Smashing Pumpkins crew together to book the flights for a visit in October.
Since the Billy last visited us in 2008 to play at the V Festival he has declared that there won’t be any more Smashing Pumpkins albums ; recruited 20-year-old drummer Mike Byrne ; found a new muse in Jessica Simpson ; held open auditions for new bandmates ; and inducted former Veruca Salt and Spinnerette bassist Nicole Fiorentino into the latest incarnation of the Smashing Pumpkins.
The band has also been releasing the 44-song series Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, with tracks being issued free online one at a time.
FasterLouder presents The Smashing Pumpkins tour:
Tuesday 12 October – Riverside Theatre, Perth
Wednesday 13 October – The Theatre, Adelaide
Friday 15 October – Festival Hall, Melbourne
Saturday 16 October – Big Top, Sydney
Sunday 17 October – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tickets on sale 12 noon Thursday 16th September.