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Smashing Pumpkins to reunite without D’arcy Wretzky

The Smashing Pumpkins are mostly getting back together.

In the year 2000 an iconic era came to an end when the classic line-up of famed 90’s alternative band The Smashing Pumpkins decided this was the end of the road for them. For the past nearly two decades fans have ached and pined for a reunion of this classic line-up, the new one not really doing it for them.

Now however, the fans may be about to get their wish – sort of.

Front man Billy Corgan announced on his Instagram recently that the classic line-up of The Smashing Pumpkins are reuniting to do a brand new album together.

Corgan has been teasing the possibility of a new studio album happening via his Instagram for some time now, sharing current pictures of the band hanging out in a studio together with text to go along with about memories, chemistry, etc.

However, as of a few days ago Corgan has officially confirmed via Instagram that The Smashing Pumpkins are in fact reuniting to do their first studio album together in almost two decades.

As part of the great big wall o’ text Corgan wrote, he says this which confirms the reunion album:

As an example, we are currently in the studio with Rick Rubin. But unless I show you a picture of Rick sitting Buddha-like at a mixing desk, you probably wouldn’t know that.

The only downside of this is it will not be the entire original band. Iconic bass player D’arcy Wretzky is being left out of all of the activities and festivities from the looks of things. In all of the photos that have been shared online, she has appeared in none of them.

Corgan also posted a photo on Instagram with a caption saying:

“So many memories when you put the three of us together.”

No details of the album aside from the personnel have been given at press time.

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