Smashing Pumpkins Begin Writing New Album -
Smashing Pumpkins kingpin Billy
Corgan has revealed that the current incarnation of the
alt-rock outfit have officially started writing the follow up to
2012's 'Oceania' release.
'Excited to announce today's our 1st official day of writing
for new SP album. Wish us luck!'
However, last year Corgan said announced that he had already
started writing, stating that his band's next album would be "a
He told MTV Hive of the follow-up to 'Oceania':
"I'm starting to write new songs for the next Pumpkins
album. I got a lot going on. I have a title for the next album but
I won't tell. It's going to be a cruel record. Vengeance is
Corgan has previously said that he hopes to have the follow-up
to 'Oceania' out by December 2013.
In related news Smashing Pumpkins will perform
three UK dates later this year kicking off on 1st July in
Manchester before heading to Glasgow on 2nd July. The band will
then travel back to the UK for a one off London date at Wembley
Arena on 22nd July.
Smashing Pumpkins will play:
Manchester Academy (July 1)
Glasgow O2 Academy (2)
London Wembley Arena (22)