Watch Smashing Pumpkins Perform "Solara" on 'The Tonight Show'
Last week, The Smashing Pumpkins premiered “Solara,” the first song that original members Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin have recorded together in 18 years. Monday night, the band stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the new single. You can watch their performance above.
In a web exclusive, the band also performed “Zero,” a single from the band’s 1995 album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. You can check out that performance below.
The reunited group’s Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour—which begins next month—will take the group across the United States and Canada from mid-July through early September, and will exclusively feature material from the band’s first five albums.
Notably, the tour will not feature original bassist D’arcy Wretzky, with whom the band feuded in the press in the days leading up to the tour’s announcement. The band claimed that Wretzky turned down an invitation to join the tour, an invitation Wretzky claimed was never extended. In any case though, the original members will be joined by longtime guitarist Jeff Schroeder, and sport a three-guitar lineup.
“This show and staging will be unlike any we’ve ever done, and will feature a set unlike any we’ve ever played,” Corgan said of the tour in a press release. “For if this is a chance at a new beginning, we plan on ushering it in with a real bang.”
You can check out the full itinerary, and a teaser for the tour, below. Be sure to look out for more coverage of Smashing Pumpkins’ reunion from GW in the future……
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Smashing Pumpkins: Shiny and Oh So Bright 2018 Tour
07-12 Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
07-14 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
07-16 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
07-17 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
07-18 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
07-20 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
07-21 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
07-22 Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Arena
07-24 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
07-25 Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
07-27 Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
07-28 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
07-29 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
07-31 Boston, MA – TD Garden
08-01 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
08-04 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
08-05 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
08-07 Montreal, Quebec – Centre Bell
08-08 Toronto, Ontario – Air Canada Centre
08-11 Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center
08-13 Chicago, IL – United Center
08-16 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
08-17 Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
08-19 St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
08-20 Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
08-21 Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center
08-24 Seattle, WA – KeyArena
08-25 Portland, OR – Moda Center
08-27 Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
08-28 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
08-30 Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
09-01 San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena
09-02 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
09-04 Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
09-05 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
09-07 Boise, ID – Ford Idaho Center