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Smashing Pumpkins Announce New Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Smashing Pumpkins Announce New Tour Dates

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a handful of tour dates to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Beginning in Madison, Wisconsin on November 29th, the dates will include an already sold-out stop in their hometown of Chicago before heading south to end in Arizona on December 7th. The tour will be in support of a new album entitled Shiny and Oh So...

Smashing Pumpkins Tour to Feature Jack Bates
Concerts & Tours

Smashing Pumpkins Tour to Feature Jack Bates

After announcing that D’Arcy Wretzky would not be joining the upcoming “Shiny and Oh So Bright” reunion tour, the Smashing Pumpkins have announced the bass player for the outing. Original members Billy Corgan, Jeff Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin, as well as Jeff Schroeder, will be joined by bassist Jack Bates. Fans will know Bates as the son of Joy Division/New...

Peter Hook and the Light Embark on North American “Substance” Tour
Concerts & Tours

Peter Hook and the Light Embark on North American “Substance” Tour

Peter Hook and the Light are returning to North America this Fall to perform the works of Joy Division and New Order. The trek will have the bassist revisit his former bands by performing Joy Division and New Order’s compilation albums Substance live, sequentially and in their entireties. “Released in August 1987, New Order’s Substance was originally conceived as a...