Billy Corgan Planning Classic Smashing Pumpkins Reunion – Report


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Rocker Billy Corgan is on the verge of announcing a Smashing Pumpkins original line-up reunion, according to reports.

Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist James Iha have performed with the singer in recent months and bassist D’arcy Wretzky has shown interest in a full group get together, and now it’s beginning to look like fans’ dreams are coming true.


In a new Facebook video, Corgan says, “There’s some big stuff happening. We’re making plans. I can’t give that away, but it’s going to be interesting.” According to some reports he is keen to hit the festival circuit next summer with his old bandmates – their first gigs together since 2000. Corgan is also working on new music and starting a band with current Pumpkins sidekick Jeff Schroeder. “We’re going to start working on music next week for the new band,” he says in the video.

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