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Video: The Smashing Pumpkins – “The Celestials” Live On ‘The Tonight Show’

posted by Oscar August 24, 2012

The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins returned to the small screen last night to perform a song on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

After more than a decade without performing on TV, Billy Corgan and company took to the same show in which they had previously performed their then-called “their last performance on TV” to play one of Oceania‘s key tracks, “The Celestials.” See the performance at Paste Magazine by clicking on the Oceania cover art below.

The new Pumpkins also announced the dates for their upcoming North American tour. See the details below. Continue Reading

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Album Review: The Smashing Pumpkins- Oceania

posted by Oscar June 19, 2012

The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

It can be said that The Smashing Pumpkins may not be who they used to be, but after listening to their latest album that line mostly applies to their physical lineup rather than their sound. Their latest album, Oceania, is a very welcomed blast from the past with a batch of new songs that take us back to the band’s most prolific time. The new album is said to be a continuation of the band’s ongoing 44-song concept album, Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, was produced by bandleader Billy Corgan and Bjorn Thorsrud. Continue Reading