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Hey Pumpkin heads: Win a remastered, deluxe 'Pisces Iscariot' boxset

Hey Pumpkin heads: Win a remastered, deluxe ‘Pisces Iscariot’ boxset

Smashing Pumpkins made a triumphant return — well frontman Billy Corgan did anyway — with new album Oceania earlier this summer. Touring in support of said LP, the band will hit Canadian soil in the coming weeks with exactly six dates in six key Canuck cities. This seems the perfect reason for a giveaway, non?...
Smashing Pumpkins' 'Pisces Iscariot' reissued today

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Pisces Iscariot’ reissued today

A remastered, Deluxe reissue of the classic 1994 B-sides/odds ‘n’ ends collection Pisces Iscariot from Smashing Pumpkins is released today and available through iTunes and Amazon. With the band’s rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s Landslide serving as a perfect example of what founding frontman Billy Corgan calls “a collection of odds and orphans from the dusky...
Smashing Pumpkins' 'Oceania' making waves

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Oceania’ making waves

The results are in: The Smashing Pumpkins‘ new Oceania LP has debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, nabbed the coveted #1 spot on the Independent Albums Chart, and been named the second highest debuting independent album of 2012. Marking the band’s seventh studio release, Oceania is part of their 44-song work-in-progress...
Oceania by The Smashing Pumkins

Oceania by The Smashing Pumkins

I confess, I was never really into The Smashing Pumpkins when I was younger; I missed them by a generation, I suppose, being too young to really find interest in their style. But after listening to their freshly-released Oceania LP—well, it appears that I missed out. Available as a convenient, free stream online, the ‘album-within-an-album’—an...
Stream + Win: Smashing Pumpkins 'Oceania' CD Giveaway

Stream + Win: Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ CD Giveaway

The Smashing Pumpkins  release their seventh studio album Oceania today (June 19th) and to celebrate their long-awaited return, Talk Rock To Me is giving away a free copy of the new CD! Since Billy and crew broke with convention and specified no specific single to herald the new album, we want you to tell us which song...
Smashing Pumpkins announce streetdate for 'Oceania'

Smashing Pumpkins announce streetdate for ‘Oceania’

Smashing Pumpkins have announced that their first full album in more than five years, Oceania, will finally (and absolutely) street this June 19. Released in newly-announced exclusive partnerships with EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution in the U.S. and Universal Music in Canada, the forthcoming record is produced by front man Billy Corgan and mixed by three...