The Smashing Pumpkins will hit the road for their 2023 North American This World Is a Vampire Tour, featuring special guests Stone Temple Pilots, Interpol, and Rival Sons on select dates. The 26-date tour will kick off on July 28 in Las Vegas and conclude on Sept. 9 in Noblesville, Indiana.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan said in a statement: “I grew up in a world where I needed to know bands like Siouxsie and the Banshees and the Cure existed, it meant there was a place for people like me to hang out and belong. That’s what The World Is a Vampire is about. Bringing back that sense of community. If you don’t fit in, you belong here. It’s about having a shared experience and respecting others, but ultimately having fun. A true alternative festival, where all the self-proclaimed weirdos and outsiders of the world can get together and have a party.” General on-sale tickets will be available Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. local. Head to smashingpumpkins.com for information.
The band also shared their new single “Spellbinding” from their upcoming 12th album, Atum: A Rock Opera in Three Acts, due out May 5. You can take a listen to “Spellbinding” – here.
Atum will be released as a special-edition box set featuring 10 additional unreleased tracks; the band have already released 22 tracks from the album, which was written and produced by Corgan over the past four years.
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