the smashing pumpkins

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Bring Out Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath to Cover The Cars’ “Dangerous Type”

The Smashing Pumpkins' new album Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 was released last month, and the band returned to their hometown of Chicago…
Rob Arcand / December 1, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Threaten to Record Christmas Album

It's the holiday season—a terrible time for something bad to happen to you or your loved ones, wouldn't you agree? Let's say you slip and…
Andy Cush / November 19, 2018

Stream the Smashing Pumpkins’ New Album Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1

The Smashing Pumpkins are back with a new album officially titled Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun. The album was produced…
Gwen Aviles / November 16, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Learn Some New Tricks on Shiny and Oh So Bright

When the Smashing Pumpkins followed up 1995’s 10 million-selling opus Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness with Adore—one of those shoegaze-y electro-rock albums…
Saby Reyes-Kulkarni / November 15, 2018

The Year in 1998 Alternative Rock

The year 1998 began with the revelation of the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky scandal in January, and ended with impeachment proceedings against the president in December.
SPIN Staff / October 25, 2018

Review: Smashing Pumpkins – Adore

This review was originally published in the July 1998 issue of Spin. On the occasion of our list of best alt-rock songs of 1998, we're republishing it here.
Douglas Wolk / October 25, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Are Livestreaming Their Seattle Show Tonight on Twitter

Smashing Pumpkins are immersed in the North American leg of their Shiny And Oh So Bright tour at the moment (you can read our review…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 24, 2018

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover 2 Hole Songs With Courtney Love

Smashing Pumpkins’ reunion tour is in full swing. Tonight, during their show in Holmdel, New Jersey, they brought out Courtney Love to cover two Hole songs. They…
Julia Gray, Stereogum / August 2, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour Includes Video Introductions By Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath

The Smashing Pumpkins kicked off their much-anticipated the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour this week in Arizona after years of drama. Along with Billy…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2018

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Solara”

The Smashing Pumpkins have been planning a reunion of sorts for most of this year, and now the band is back with a new song.
Rob Arcand / June 8, 2018

Now You Can Party With the Smashing Pumpkins Like It’s “1979”

Did you hear—everyone's favorite feuding fake news cat fanciers the Smashing Pumpkins are going on tour this summer, but not D'arcy Wretzky, so don't even get…
Anna Gaca / May 14, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Canadian Tour Dates, Tease New Music Video

Smashing Pumpkins are heading out on their anticipated and, thanks to plenty of D'arcy Wretzky drama, infamous reunion tour in July, and today they've extended…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 9, 2018

Billy Corgan Talks “Free-market Libertarian” Politics, D’arcy, and Cat Magazines in New Interview

The reunited Smashing Pumpkins are the subject of a New York Times interview today—or rather, Billy Corgan is, since the famously difficult frontman reportedly "did 90 percent…
Anna Gaca / March 22, 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

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
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