The Smashing Pumpkins announce Oceania UK tour dates (2013)
Story by Jack Foley
FRESH from the release of their latest album Oceania, The Smashing Pumpkins are back in the UK this summer and will be playing three dates this July culminating with a huge show at London’s Wembley Arena.
The Smashing Pumpkins have created one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in musical history and sold over 30 million albums.
Their latest album Oceania marked their first full album since 2007’s Zeitgeist and was recorded at singer/guitarist Billy Corgan’s private studio in Chicago with his bandmates: guitarist Jeff Schroeder, drummer Mike Byrne and bassist/vocalist Nicole Fiorentino.
For their 2013 UK dates, The Pumpkins will be using new technology in video mapping to create something new and previously unseen.
For the second half of the show, The Pumpkins will perform classics from their body of work.
The Smashing Pumpkins will be coming to the following venues this summer (all July 2013):
1 – Manchester Academy
2 – Glasgow O2 Academy
22 – London Wembley Arena
Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 1 at 9am, priced at £35 for Manchester and £38.50/£48.50 for London.