The Smashing Pumpkins
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1988
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The Smashing Pumpkins

The Smashing Pumpkins Biography (Wikipedia)

The Smashing Pumpkins (or Smashing Pumpkins) is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan (lead vocals, guitar) and James Iha (guitar), the band included D'arcy Wretzky (bass guitar) and Jimmy Chamberlin (drums) in its original incarnation. It has undergone many line-up changes over the course of its existence, with the current lineup including Corgan, rhythm guitarist Jeff Schroeder and Chamberlin.

Disavowing the punk rock roots of many of their alt-rock contemporaries, the Pumpkins have a diverse, densely layered, and guitar-heavy sound, containing elements of gothic rock, heavy metal, dream pop, psychedelic rock, progressive rock, shoegazing, and electronica in later recordings. Corgan is the group's primary songwriter—his grand musical ambitions and cathartic lyrics have shaped the band's albums and songs, which have been described as "anguished, bruised reports from Billy Corgan's nightmare-land".

The Smashing Pumpkins broke into the musical mainstream with their second album, 1993's Siamese Dream. The group built its audience with extensive touring and their 1995 follow-up, the double album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart. With 20 million albums sold in the United States alone, The Smashing Pumpkins were one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands of the 1990s. However, internal fighting, drug use, and diminishing record sales led to a 2000 break-up.

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Mayonaise
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Bullet With Butterfly Wings
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Bullet With Butterfly Wings
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1979
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1979
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Today
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Today
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Siva
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Siva
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Stand Inside Your Love
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Stand Inside Your Love
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Ava Adore
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Ava Adore
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Zero
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Zero
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Cherub Rock
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Cherub Rock
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Tonight, Tonight
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Tonight, Tonight
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Perfect
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Perfect
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Disarm
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Disarm
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Christmastime
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Christmastime
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Thirty Three
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Past BBC Events

2013 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2013-06-28T10:54:04
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2013
2013 Glastonbury

2013 Glastonbury

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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1997 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1997-06-27T10:54:04
27
Jun
1997

1997 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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