Jack Bates

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Jack Bates
Jack Bates of The Smashing Pumpkins, 2018 (cropped).jpg
Bates on tour with the Pumpkins during the Shiny and Oh So Bright tour
Background information
BornManchester, UK
ArtistsThe Smashing Pumpkins
Years active2015–present

Jack Bates (born 1989[1]) is an English musician. He plays bass for Peter Hook and The Light along with father, Peter Hook. Hook is also the bassist and co-founder of English rock bands Joy Division and New Order. Billy Corgan recorded and toured with New Order in 2001. In 2015, Bates joined The Smashing Pumpkins on bass for The End Times tour, and he continues to play bass with the band to this day. It all culminated on August 2, 2018 when Corgan, Bates and Hook shared the stage at the 30th Anniversary show in New Jersey.

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