2 New Smashing Pumpkins Albums
2014-03-26 by YoYoMancuso | 68 Comments

Billy Corgan has announced on his twitter as well as his band's website that the Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing two albums next year entitled "Monuments To An Elegy" and "Day For Night". The post describes the album's sounds as being very guitar-oriented, and Corgan has also announced that Howard Willing, who worked on the band's fourth album Adore, will produce the records. Another interesting feature is Billy's statement that he will share details about the recording sessions each day.
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fallenbird
March 26th 2014

3127 Comments


Cool

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Uranium
March 26th 2014

7050 Comments


Is this part of the teagarden catalog

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


Goddamn wasn't expecting this

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Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


"Is this part of the teagarden catalog"
hopefully not

fallenbird
March 26th 2014

3127 Comments


Last album was good so this should be pretty decent at least

dannyboy89
March 26th 2014

11903 Comments


Maybe one will be good and the other will be meh. Or both will be unfocused. We'll just have to wait & see.

joesmoe4000
March 26th 2014

366 Comments


i bet these albums will suck like their most current efforts.damn i miss the 90's era pumpkins.i wish billy would do his future works under another name and quit tarnishing the name of the pumpkins.

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AaronBatt
March 26th 2014

113 Comments


@joesmoe4000 you do realize that the Smashing Pumpkins has pretty much always been Billy Corgan's band? No matter who they are, the other members were/are basically hired guns.

joesmoe4000
March 26th 2014

366 Comments


that may be true but he created better music in their presence i'm sure they influenced his
creativity also proof is in the 90's era albums.not much you can debate about this new sound
is bullshit.

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


inb4 YoYo

cinaedus
March 26th 2014

26297 Comments


excite. sort of

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discovolante
March 26th 2014

651 Comments


I kinda am looking forward to it.

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
March 26th 2014

23798 Comments


lol whyyyyy

tcat84
March 26th 2014

817 Comments


there is always hope!

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


Oceania ruled so yeah pumped for this

SitarHero
March 26th 2014

4602 Comments


"that may be true but he created better music in their presence i'm sure they influenced his
creativity also proof is in the 90's era albums.not much you can debate about this new sound
is bullshit."

Lol, so you're saying that bands that keep their lineups intact consistently make music of the same quality?

Also, Oceania was pretty good. You should go check it out.

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


Nah Oceania sucked Sitar didn't you hear him "not much you can debate about this new sound
is bullshit."
I mean he's pretty much got us beat there

SitarHero
March 26th 2014

4602 Comments


Crap! I guess I was being overly optimistic. Never again.

joesmoe4000
March 26th 2014

366 Comments


Lol, so you're saying that bands that keep their lineups intact consistently make music of the same
quality?

Also, Oceania was pretty good. You should go check it out.

NOPE just saying 90's era pumpkins made better music than the current "pumpkins" no debate & Oceania
sucked balls.

CrownOfMagnets
March 26th 2014

2231 Comments


im stoked for this

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


NO DEBATE
OCEANIA SUCKED BALLS
CLOSE DOWN THE THREAD FELLAS HE'S GOT US NAILED

RobbaqPL
March 26th 2014

158 Comments


Billy Corgan is kinda like Samson, ever since he cut his hair he slowly started to suck more and more. New Pumpkins are extremely meh.

tommygun
March 26th 2014

23529 Comments


'guitar-oriented'

m/

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ILJ
March 26th 2014

6615 Comments


" very guitar-oriented"

wow an upcoming album from a rock band is guitar oriented? crazy

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Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


Just realised that YoYo posted and this and so my "inb4 YoYo" is a bit retarded now sorry

tommygun
March 26th 2014

23529 Comments


i noticed that but kept quiet as not to embarrass you but now you've alerted everyone i can finally HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


You bastard should've just broken it to me easy now I've made a fool of myself

SitarHero
March 26th 2014

4602 Comments


Lol! Rowan you are the undisputed king of both intentional and unintentional comedy on Sputnik.

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
March 26th 2014

11722 Comments


&bonerz;

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Rowan5215
March 26th 2014

24415 Comments


@Sitar thanks buddy I appreciate it

Skoj
March 26th 2014

1089 Comments


yuh

StrizzMatik
March 26th 2014

3175 Comments


This will probably be a giant 3-3.5

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sapient
March 26th 2014

1838 Comments



This will probably be a giant 3-3.5 [2]



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TheGreatQ
March 26th 2014

1255 Comments


This will probably be a giant 3-3.5 [3]

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YoYoMancuso
March 26th 2014

10817 Comments


"inb4 YoYo"

i submitted this article i was inb4 you

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
March 26th 2014

11722 Comments


HAHA SUCKER

Hopelust
March 26th 2014

943 Comments


"NO DEBATE
OCEANIA SUCKED BALLS
CLOSE DOWN THE THREAD FELLAS HE'S GOT US NAILED"

Lol. Priceless, Rowan. Priceless.

Oceania was a stellar album. So much creative guitar leads flowing through it, not to mention some sweet riffs reminiscent of Siamese Dream days. Also can't go wrong with having an album that is strong front to back musically, and is over an hour long. Makes quite the musical adventure. I'll definitely check these two albums out. Hopefully Corgan doesn't outdo himself tho.

Green Baron
March 26th 2014

17863 Comments


I submitted this article too looks like YoYo was inb4 everyone

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WatchItExplode
March 26th 2014

3203 Comments


Why doesn't Billy just release one GOOD album? Mind-boggling.

SCREAMorphine
March 26th 2014

1751 Comments


I have really high hopes for this after the form Billy and the band were in for Oceania.

Plus I'm a huge fan regardless.

Onirium
March 26th 2014

1646 Comments


Oceania had a lot of pretty solid moments, so I have high hopes for these. The names aren't really promising though.

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freedomofspeechnoway
March 26th 2014

411 Comments


When bands say their music is very "guitar oriented" I have no idea what they mean. More riffs? Solos? Guitar driven melody? Duel Guitars? Songs were written for guitar? Written on guitar?


Or does he mean no more synth?

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YoYoMancuso
March 26th 2014

10817 Comments


I hope so. The synth ruined the worst tracks on Oceania, which was a solid 4 so I have great expectations for both of these.

Deadwing42
March 26th 2014

135 Comments


The album's should be good despite the title's sucking. Maybe they'll grow on me when we see some album art or a track list or, you know, hear the actual music. I'm excited. I thought Oceania was excellent- by far their most complete album since Adore and there are moments on it that can hang with Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie in terms of sheer quality.

I think by guitar-oriented he probably just means less synth. Sure, Oceania had some great guitar moments throughout... some good solos, strong riffs, leads, all that stuff. It was the best guitars have sounded on a Pumpkins album since Mellon Collie. But that being said, I wouldn't describe it as a "guitar album" to anyone. The synth makes its presence known just as well. Siamese Dream though? That's a guitar album for sure I'd say. It's all about those tones and fuzz and solos. And then Pisces Iscariot with that onslaught of sheer guitar bliss in Starla. Zeitgeist was pretty guitar-centric too, but I doubt he puts out an album that bad again.

tl;dr: I love the pumpkins

joesmoe4000
March 27th 2014

366 Comments


I thought Oceania was excellent- by far their most complete album since Adore and there are moments on it that can hang with Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie in terms of sheer quality.

ROTFLMAO

SitarHero
March 27th 2014

4602 Comments


IKNOWRITE!

Wizard
March 27th 2014

19206 Comments


Why hasn't Billy Corgan committed suicide yet?

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Catatonic
March 27th 2014

119 Comments


Perhaps because he's an accomplished and respected musician, idk.

Wizard
March 27th 2014

19206 Comments


Never remotely enjoyed anything the man has created, just an opinion. Remember his Zwan project he did back in the early 00s? I rest my case.

SitarHero
March 27th 2014

4602 Comments


Well, I guess it's settled then. Corgan has always sucked and will never be capable of making music that doesn't suck.

InbredJed
March 27th 2014

5601 Comments


I love this guy's mentality and approach, just not his music.

Wizard
March 27th 2014

19206 Comments


Now you see the light Sitar ; ).

Really and truly, I love stirring up butthurt Smashing Pumpkin fans.

GlassGX
March 27th 2014

20 Comments


A 90's rock icon turned chubby, bald, pretentious control freak. Oceania by Corgan & Friends was one big, fat yawn and we all know the only 90's "comeback" band worth listening to is Alice in Chains.

ArsMoriendi
March 27th 2014

3720 Comments


Gish? Amazing
Siamese Dream? Amazing
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness? Amazing
Adore? Near-Amazing, still really great.

Machina I? Shit.
Machina II? Shit.
Zeitgeist? Shit.
Oceania? Meh, not shit, but not good.

I have 0 faith that this album will be any good. Pumpkins should have ended after Adore...

Rowan5215
March 27th 2014

24415 Comments


^^^ except Zeitgeist is the only shit one

Catatonic
March 27th 2014

119 Comments


I actually really enjoyed Machina I + II. But I agree about Zeitgeist. Oceania wasn't great, but I'd say it was a decent album. I think the sooner people stop expecting old Smashing Pumpkins they'll find new SP more tolerable.

Apollo
March 27th 2014

10263 Comments


Not sure how I missed this but I'm friggen stoked.



joesmoe4000
March 27th 2014

366 Comments


Pumpkins should have ended after Adore...

couldn't have said it better

SitarHero
March 27th 2014

4602 Comments


But you should still try, joeschmoe

SCREAMorphine
March 28th 2014

1751 Comments


Machina is well up there with Siamese Dream and Melon Collie..
Everlasting Gaze, Stand Inside Your Love, This Time, Wound, Heavy Metal Machine, Speed Kills all rank with their best work.
It's beyond me why it's so ignored.

BMDrummer
March 28th 2014

3858 Comments


Might be good, I was one of the people who actually liked Oceania.

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YoYoMancuso
March 28th 2014

10817 Comments


"Everlasting Gaze, Stand Inside Your Love, This Time, Wound, Heavy Metal Machine, Speed Kills all rank with their best work. "

The Imploding Voice, The Crying Tree Of Mercury, Blue Skies Bring Tears and Sacred and Profane all rank among their worst.

Hopelust
March 28th 2014

943 Comments


uhhh.... there was a machina II?


ArsMoriendi
March 28th 2014

3720 Comments


Heavy Metal Machine (both versions) are like torture to my ears. The Machina II one is a lot worse though.

Rowan5215
March 29th 2014

24415 Comments


Crying Tree one of their worst? wtf YoYo

YoYoMancuso
April 1st 2014

10817 Comments


^ i've been puzzling over this discog for eons get on my level

Tunaboy45
April 18th 2014

1783 Comments


Must say I'm excited, especially after Oceania.

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YoYoMancuso
May 21st 2014

10817 Comments


and in huge disappointment news, the guy from Motley Crue is playing drums on these. I'm tempted to walk away entirely.



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