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We currently have 3,951 articles, detailing 1,236 songs across 142 albums, 85 studio sessions and 1,992 live shows.

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Album of the week

SmashingPumpkins-Gish.jpg Gish is the debut studio album by The Smashing Pumpkins. Frontman Billy Corgan has variously described Gish as a "very spiritual album" and "an album about spiritual ascension". Gish received positive reviews from critics, and was eventually certified platinum (one million copies shipped) by the RIAA. On April 1, 2019 Rolling Stone magazine ranked Gish the 32nd greatest grunge album of all time.

Song of the day

"Gossamer" is a song by The Smashing Pumpkins that was an Zeitgeist outtake. No studio recording has been made available, but it was performed regularly during the summer leg of the Zeitgeist tour, and a common feature of the band's live sets up to 2010. Its debut at the first Paris show in 2007 indicates that it was written during the Zeitgeist sessions, but this is not confirmed. The song duration typically ranges from 15 to 35 minutes. It was recorded live at the Fillmore and was released on the DVD If All Goes Wrong.

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Did you know...

  • ...that a music video was recorded for "I Am One" in 1992, but because the band was unhappy with the results, it wasn't released until 2001 on the Greatest Hits Video Collection?
  • ...that the In Ashes animated series was named after Sumerian Records CEO, Ash Avildsen? The joke was that by signing with Sumerian Records, The Smashing Pumpkins and Sumerian are "going to go up in flames … and end up in ashes."
  • ...that the Pumpkins' July 17, 1998 performance was a free show that drew upwards of 125,000 fans, and that the mayor declared July 17 "Smashing Pumpkins Day"?
  • ...that Billy Corgan was the original bassist for The Smashing Pumpkins? Their very first show included Corgan on bass, Iha on guitar, and a drum machine.
  • ...that Sharon Osbourne briefly managed The Smashing Pumpkins in late 1999?

In the news

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October 20, 2021

  • Long-time producer, engineer and close member of the SP family, Bjorn Thorsrud, has passed away from what is believed to have been a heart attack.

Today in history


  • 2000: "Untitled" was released in the US (CD)
  • 2011: Gish was released in the US (CD (remastered), DVD)
  • 2011: Siamese Dream was released in the US (2 CD, DVD)

Live shows

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