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    Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:24:33

    Smashing Pumpkins Working on New Music, Touring - The band is writing again

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    Smashing Pumpkins are hard at work on a new album. Prolific frontman and guitarist Billy Corgan tweeted last week: "Excited to announce today's our 1st official day of writing for new SP album. Wish us luck!"

    Good luck, Pumpkins.

    The band has a full summer, stocked with tour dates around the globe.

    Smashing Pumpkins 2013 World Tour

    April 29 – King Center for the Performing Arts – Melbourne, FL
    May 2 – St Augustine Amphitheater – St Augustine, FL
    May 3 – Funshine Music Festival – Tampa, FL
    May 5 – Beale Street Music Festival – Memphis, TN
    May 7 – Red Hat Amphitheater w/AWOLNATION – Raleigh, NC
    May 8 – Time Warner Amphitheater w/AWOLNATION – Charlotte, NC
    May 10 – Chastain Amphitheater – Atlanta, GA
    May 11 – Gulfport Music Festival – Gulfport, MS
    May 13 – Concrete Street Amphitheater – Corpus Christi, TX
    May 14 – Palladium – Dallas, TX
    May 15 – Bayou Music Center – Houston, TX
    May 18 – Rock on the Range – Columbus, OH
    June 20 – Live Music Hall – Cologne, Germany
    June 21-23 – Southside Festival – Germany
    June 21-23 – Hurricane Festival – Germany
    June 24 – Zenith – Paris, France
    June 25 – Zenith – Nantes, France
    June 27 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona
    June 28 – Azkena Music Festival
    June 28-30 – Glastonbury Festival
    July 1 – Academy – Manchester, UK
    July 2 – Academy – Glasgow, UK
    July 4 – Zenith – Lille, France
    July 5 – Eurockeennes – Belfort, France
    July 6 – Festival Beauregard – France
    July 9 – Rockhal – Luxembourg
    July 10 – Open Air Arena – Vienna, Austria
    July 12 – Pohoda Festival, Slovakia
    July 14 – Rock in Roma Festival, Italy
    July 16 – Theatre Antique – Vienne, France
    July 17 – Festival de Carcassonne – France
    July 18 – Mares Vivas Festival, Portugal
    July 20 – Gurten Festival – Switzerland
    July 21 – Dour Music Festival – Belgium
    July 22 – Wembley Arena – London, UK
    July 26 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, NL
    July 27 – 013 – Tillburg, NL
    Aug 10 – Summer Sonic – Osaka, Japan
    Aug 11 – Summer Sonic – Tokyo, Japan
    Aug 13 – AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10 – Hong Kong

    Find ticket links and more at the Pumpkins' tour page.

    What is your favorite Smashing Pumpkins song of all time?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    04.03.13



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