The Smashing Pumpkins shared their brand new single Beguiled today (below), along with details of their highly anticipated twelfth studio album; a three-act rock opera album titled ATUM (pronounced Autumn), which is slated for release in April 2023 . ATUM will feature 33-tracks –with each track to be revealed chronologically each week on Corgan’s podcast– and is the sequel to 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000’s Machina/Machine of God. ATUM was written and produced by Corganover the past 4 years. Each act of eleven songs will come out every eleven weeks on digital streaming platforms to coincide with the podcast. Act 1 on November 15, 2022. Act 2 on January 31, 2023. Act 3 along with a special edition boxset featuring all 33 album tracks plus 10 additional unreleased songs, will be released on April 21, 2023, also available for pre-order HERE.
This week, the band celebrates their new music and their forthcoming North American arena tour with two very special sold out underplays at Chicago’s Metro and New York City’s Irving Plaza. This Friday, they will be performing Beguiled for the first time live on late night television on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Next month, The Smashing Pumpkins will be embarking on their North American arena tour with special guests Jane’s Addiction andPoppy. Produced by Live Nation, the 32-date SPIRITS ON FIRE TOUR will commence on October 2 in Dallas, TX and will conclude on November 19 in Los Angeles, CA at the Hollywood Bowl. For tickets and more details, go to https://smashingpumpkins.com/tou