Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan Reveals Titles of Eight New Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Billy Corgan spent President's Day hyping new music from the mostly reunited classic Smashing Pumpkins lineup. Corgan teased the new music in an…
Maggie Serota / February 20, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour

As the Smashing Pumpkins' official countdown timer expired at noon Eastern time today, the band announced an extensive reunion tour with stops in 34 U.S. cities, plus Montreal and…
Anna Gaca / February 15, 2018

Billy Corgan Predicted in 2005 That Any Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Was Going to Be a Mess

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan's feud with former bassist D'Arcy Wretzky is undoubtedly a huge bummer for longtime fans of the band. But of course,…
Maggie Serota / February 14, 2018

The Billy Show: Our September 2007 Story on a Possible Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

If anyone felt the inevitability of the Smashing Pumpkins' resuscitation, it was Victoria Cecilia of Los Angeles electro-rockers Gliss. In 2005, Gliss opened for Billy…
David Browne / February 14, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Tease Tour Announcement

If the countdown clock on their website is to be believed, the Smashing Pumpkins are due for a big announcement tomorrow; recent updates on social media…
Arielle Gordon / February 14, 2018

D’arcy Wretzky Calls Billy Corgan’s Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Claims a “Complete Lie” in New Interview

D'arcy Wretzky, former bass player of Smashing Pumpkins, gave a rare, sprawling interview to Alternative Nation to further explain the controversy surrounding her role--or rather, non-role--in the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 14, 2018

A Timeline of Billy Corgan and D’arcy Wretzky’s Feud Over the Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Billy Corgan has feuded with everyone from Deerhunter's Bradford Cox to Pavement to Anderson Cooper. To Smashing Pumpkins fans, however, his most notable public spat is an ongoing one…
Arielle Gordon / February 13, 2018

D’arcy Wretzky’s Alleged Texts With Billy Corgan Show Increasingly Frayed Negotiations For Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

The latest development in the  Smashing Pumpkins reunion saga entails former bassist D'arcy Wretzky releasing screenshots of text messages she says are from Billy Corgan…
Maggie Serota / February 13, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Respond to D’Arcy Wretzky’s Claims That She Was Uninvited From Reunion

The Smashing Pumpkins have issued a statement in response to recent reports that original Pumpkins bassist D’arcy Wretzky was made an offer to rejoin the band that was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 13, 2018

D’Arcy Wretzky Says Billy Corgan Rescinded Her Invitation to Play in Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Original Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky will evidently not be playing in the band's newly reformed lineup, as she revealed in an interview with the…
Andy Cush / February 12, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins’ Website Updated with New Countdown Clock

It's been a few years since we've heard anything from the Smashing Pumpkins as a group, but it looks like the act might be gearing…
Rob Arcand / February 10, 2018

Billy Corgan Refuses to Say D’arcy Wretzky’s Name in Latest Smashing Pumpkins Update

In a Monday Instagram post, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan addressed rumors that the band has selected a new bassist for the highly anticipated Smashing Pumpkins reunion album.
Arielle Gordon / February 6, 2018

Billy Corgan Hints Smashing Pumpkins Are Recording With Rick Rubin

In a lengthy soliloquy of an Instagram caption, Billy Corgan has apparently revealed that Rick Rubin is producing the new Smashing Pumpkins reunion album Corgan has teased for several years.
Maggie Serota / January 29, 2018

Report: D’arcy Wretzky Has Apparently Confirmed a Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour (Without Her)

Over the weekend, original Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky reportedly told the rock website BlastEcho that she was not invited to take part in an upcoming reunion…
Monique Melendez / January 22, 2018

Watch Billy Corgan Perform “Tonight, Tonight” on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

Billy Corgan (or William Patrick Corgan, as he asked to be called for about two years) stopped by NPR to perform works from his recent solo venture Ogilala as well…
Monique Melendez / November 20, 2017
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