Smashing Pumpkins - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Smashing Pumpkins


15 years later, James Iha reunites with Smashing Pumpkins

Mar 29, 2016 - 10:21 AM

Guitarist James Iha has last appeared with the Smashing Pumpkins in December 2000 and unexpectedly appears in the band s recent Los Angeles show

WATCH: 5 David Bowie covers from movie soundtracks, rock bands

Jan 11, 2016 - 8:56 PM

In his 4 decade career the late David Bowie had 27 studio albums 9 live albums 46 compilation albums 5 extended plays and 111 singles to his credit

Entertainment giant declares 'National Concert Day'

May 01, 2015 - 2:17 AM

Rappers Kid Rock and Wiz Khalifa Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and the country duo Florida Georgia Line will be among the acts to perform

WIZ. He will be one of the artists to perform on 'National Concert Day. Photo by Ennio Leanza/EPA

#PugadBaboy: Pangalan ng banda

Oct 30, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Live in Manila: 2012 in concerts

Dec 30, 2012 - 2:48 PM

This has been a loaded year for Pinoy concertgoers with hundreds of acts — some 80 foreign admittedly — doing sold out or near full house coliseum or mall gigs throughout 2012

A YEAR OF MUSIC. Foreign and local artists filled 2012 with live music that helped Filipinos go through the good and bad times. Photo by Kai Magsanoc

‘Habagat’ weather, ‘hebigat’ sounds

Aug 12, 2012 - 2:03 PM

The first ever Philippine concert by alternative rock icons The Smashing Pumpkins was truly memorable for fans and the band alike

SMASHING, BABY, YEAH! The Smashing Pumpkins roar on Philippine shores at last. All photos by Ike Sulat

After 'bahagat,' a Snow Patrol storm

Aug 11, 2012 - 5:52 PM

In between the Smashing Pumpkins and Tears for Fears there was Snow Patrol

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY: 'This is a first time we will never forget.' Photo by Kara Guioguio

Billy, idol

Aug 08, 2012 - 2:13 PM

The Smashing Pumpkins head Billy Corgan is indeed one of the more intelligent life forms in the music industry

HEAD PUMPKIN. Billy Corgan is on solo flight at his first conference with Philippine media. Photo by Ike Sulat

Not yet ‘Tonight, Tonight’

Aug 07, 2012 - 4:18 PM

The Smashing Pumpkins’ first ever Philippine concert is postponed to Wednesday August 8 due to metro wide flooding

TOMORROW, TOMORROW. The first ever concert in the Philippines by The Smashing Pumpkins (from left: Nicole Fiorentino, Billy Corgan, Mike Byrne and Jeff Schroeder) has been moved by a day to August 8, 2012. Photo from

Kalabasa Calling: The Smashing Pumpkins, soon to be live in Manila

Jul 31, 2012 - 1:10 AM

90s kids rejoice as one of the best alternative bands the world has ever heard and seen finally comes to Manila after almost 25 years

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS. Photo courtesy of Louie Barretto