THE SMASHING PUMPKINS – Release „Solara“ Today! Now available on all digital music platforms via Martha’s Music under license to Napalm Records!

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS RELEASE “SOLARA” TODAY

THE FIRST NEW SONG IN OVER 18 YEARS BY FOUNDING MEMBERS BILLY CORGAN, JAMES IHA AND JIMMY CHAMBERLIN

BAND TO DEBUT THE SONG LIVE ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON JUNE 11TH AND WILL APPEAR ON HOWARD STERN ON SIRIUSXM ON JUNE 12TH

SHINY AND OH SO BRIGHT TOUR KICKS OFF JULY 12

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GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins today dropped “Solara”, the first recording in over 18 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin. Recorded in Malibu, CA at Shangri La Studios with producer Rick Rubin and longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, “Solara” is available now to stream and download on all digital music platforms via Martha’s Music under license to Napalm Records: http://smarturl.it/solara

“Solara” will see it’s network television debut on June 11, with the band slated to perform on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. On June 12, the band will return to The Howard Stern Show on Sirius XM for a performance and interview. This July, The Smashing Pumpkins will embark on the Shiny And Oh So Bright North American arena tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour is the band’s first in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Corgan, Chamberlin, and Iha. Longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, bassist Jack Bates, and keyboardist Katie Cole will also take part, as the band moves to a three guitar lineup to better emulate the signature tones and textures of their albums.

The Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour will kick off in Glendale, AZ on July 12, 2018 and visit arenas throughout the summer. Indie rock band Metric will support them on the tour. On August 2, the band will perform a special 30th anniversary show at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Tickets for the band’s upcoming live dates are available at www.smashingpumpkins.com, LiveNation.com, and via the Live Nation App.Formed in Chicago, IL in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. With nine studio albums and over 30 million albums sold to date, the GRAMMY®, MTV VMA, and American Music Award winning band remains one of the most influential bands in history.

The Smashing Pumpkins are represented by Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group. “Solara” is released via Martha’s Music under license to Napalm Records.

The Smashing Pumpkins 2018 North American Tour Dates

12.07.18 AZ – Glendale / Gila River Arena

14.07.18 OK – Oklahoma City / Chesapeake Energy Arena

16.07.18 TX – Austin / Frank Erwin Center

17.07.18 TX – Houston / Toyota Center

18.07.18 TX – Dallas / American Airlines Center

20.07.18 TN – Nashville / Bridgestone Arena

21.07.18 KY – Louisville / KFC Yum! Center*

22.07.18 GA – Atlanta / Infinite Energy Arena

24.07.18 FL – Miami / American Airlines Arena

25.07.18 FL – Tampa / Amalie Arena

27.07.18 MD – Baltimore / Royal Farms Arena

28.07.18 PA – Philadelphia / Wells Fargo Center

29.07.18 CT – Uncasville / Mohegan Sun Arena

31.07.18 MA – Boston / TD Garden

01.08.18 NY – New York / Madison Square Garden

02.08.18 NJ – Holmdel / PNC Bank Arts Center#

04.08.18 PA – Pittsburgh / PPG Paints Arena

05.08.18 MI – Detroit / Little Caesars Arena

07.08.18 CA – Montreal / Centre Bell

08.08.18 CA – Toronto / Air Canada Centre

09.08.18 CA – London / Budweiser Gardens

11.08.18 OH – Columbus / Schottenstein Center

13.08.18 IL – Chicago / United Center – SOLD OUT!

14.08.18 IL – Chicago / United Center

16.08.18 MO – Kansas City / Sprint Center

17.08.18 IN – Indianapolis / Bankers Life Fieldhouse

19.08.18 MN – St. Paul / Xcel Energy Center

20.08.18 NE – Omaha / CenturyLink Center

21.08.18 SD – Sioux Falls / Denny Sanford Premier Center

24.08.18 WA – Seattle / KeyArena

25.08.18 OR – Portland / Moda Center

27.08.18 CA – Oakland / Oracle Arena

28.08.18 CA – Sacramento / Golden 1 Center

30.08.18 CA – Inglewood / The Forum – SOLD OUT!

31.08.18 CA – Inglewood / The Forum

01.09.18 CA – San Diego / Viejas Arena

02.09.18 NV – Las Vegas / T-Mobile Arena

04.09.18 UT – Salt Lake City / Vivint Smart Home Arena

05.09.18 CO – Denver / Pepsi Center

07.09.18 ID – Nampa / Ford Idaho Center

08.09.18 CA – Calgary / Scotiabank Saddledome*

09.09.18 CA – Edmonton / Rogers Place*

*Without Metric

# 30th Anniversary Show

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