IS­SUE 1711 MAR 03, 2018

Kerrang! (UK) - - Content -

HELLO, READ­ERS.WHILE Edi­tor Sam ham­mers in the fi­nal nails to the awe­some thing he’s been work­ing away on in a top-se­cret bunker deep be­neath K! Tow­ers, some­thing big has hap­pened. Namely, Smash­ing Pump­kins have an­nounced a mas­sive re­u­nion tour – al­beit with­out bassist D’arcy Wret­zky. And, though de­tails are al­most as se­cre­tive as what Sam’s been work­ing on, there’s a new al­bum on the way, too.this is ex­cit­ing. Smash­ing Pump­kins at their best re­leased some of the finest and most im­por­tant records in rock his­tory.they’re also the ves­sel in which main-brain Billy Cor­gan truly blos­soms, and the prospect of his creative juices flow­ing in the spe­cial way they only truly do in the con­text of Pump­kins is a gen­uinely ex­cit­ing cel­e­brate their re­turn, Ste­vie Chick dives into the band’s his­tory to ex­am­ine just why they’re such a unique force, and why what­ever comes next is go­ing to be some­thing very spe­cial in­deed. Talk­ing of which, next week we’ve got some­thing ex­cit­ing of our own to show you…

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