Smashing Pumpkins’ House Show Shut Down By Police

On June 28, Smashing Pumpkins played a special “1979 House Party”at a Studio City-area residence in Los Angeles, California, but the event ended up getting shut down by police due to noise complaints, parking issues, etc. However, the band did manage to play 14 songs. The only track that was cut was their encore “Cherub Rock.”

[via Billboard]

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Smashing Pumpkins Premiere “Solara” Music Video

Smashing Pumpkins have premiered a Nick Koenig directed video for their single “Solara.” That track is the band’s first recording to feature Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin in 18 years. The song, which also features Jeff Schroeder, was recorded at Shangri La Studios in Malibu, CA with producer Rick Rubin.

Smashing Pumpkins Perform On “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

Smashing Pumpkins were the musical guests on last night’s (June 11) episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” You can see footage of them performing their recently released single “Solara” and “Zero” below:

Smashing Pumpkins Premiere New Song “Solara”

Smashing Pumpkins have premiered a new song titled “Solara.” This is the band’s first recording to feature Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin in 18 years. The track, which also features Jeff Schroeder, was recorded at Shangri La Studios in Malibu, CA with producer Rick Rubin. You can watch the group perform the song on Monday’s episode of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and catch them live on their “Shiny And Oh So Bright” tour.

Smashing Pumpkins Announce “1979 House Party”

Smashing Pumpkins have announced a special “1979 House Party” that will see them performing an intimate show at a secret residential location in Los Angeles, California on June 28. Fans can enter a sweepstakes for a chance to gain entry into the event, as well as a Yamaha guitar, round-trip flights to Los Angeles, California, a two-night stay at the Hilton, and a cash card for ground transportation. Dates for the band’s “Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour” can be found HERE.

Smashing Pumpkins Add Three More Dates To “Shiny And Oh So Bright” Tour, Metric Added As Support

Smashing Pumpkins have added three more dates to their “Shiny And Oh So Bright” tour. That trek will feature Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin, and Jeff Schroeder “celebrating songs from their first five albums: Gish, Siamese Dream, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Adore, and Machina/The Machines of God.” Metric will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

July 12 Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena
July 14 Oklahoma City, OK Chesapeake Energy Arena
July 16 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
July 17 Houston, TX Toyota Center
July 18 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
July 20 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
July 21 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center
July 22 Atlanta, GA Infinite Energy Arena
July 24 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
July 25 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
July 27 Baltimore, MD Royal Farms Arena
July 28 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
July 29 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
July 31 Boston, MA TD Garden
August 01 New York City, NY Madison Square Garden
August 04 Pittsburgh, PA PPG Paints Arena
August 05 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
August 07 Montreal, Québec Centre Bell
August 08 Toronto, Ontario Air Canada Centre
August 09 London, Ontario Budweiser Gardens
August 11 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
August 13 Chicago, IL United Center (SOLD OUT)
August 14 Chicago, IL United Center
August 16 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
August 17 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
August 19 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
August 20 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
August 21 Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premier Center
August 24 Seattle, WA KeyArena
August 25 Portland, OR Moda Center
August 27 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
August 28 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
August 30 Los Angeles, CA The Forum (SOLD OUT)
August 31 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
September 01 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
September 02 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
September 04 2018 Salt Lake City, UT Vivint Smart Home Arena
September 05 2018 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
September 07 2018 Boise, ID Ford Idaho Center
September 08 2018 Calgary, Alberta Scotiabank Saddledome
September 09 Edmonton, Alberta Rogers Place

In other news, Smashing Pumpkins have also been filming a new video for “Solara”:

Smashing Pumpkins Are Almost Done With Two New EPs

Billy Corgan has confirmed that Smashing Pumpkins are almost done with two new EPs and that the first single should arrive in May. Eight songs, including “Alienation,” “Travels,” “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts),” “Solara,” “With Sympathy,” “Marchin’ On,” “Knights of Malta” and “Seek and You Shall Destroy,” will be divided among the two releases. Corgan posted the following about that: