Alternative Rock

The Smashing Pumpkins

The Pumpkins had huge hits and amazingly distinct sound, thanks to a lot of guitar bends, a heavy amount of feedback, and Corgan's unique vocal tonality.

The Smashing Pumpkins, a Alternative Rock rock band from United States
The Smashing Pumpkins | United States


The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band was formed in 1988 by frontman Billy Corgan and guitarist James Iha. D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin soon joined and the classic lineup of The Smashing Pumpkins was born. They released their debut album Gish in 1991 to critical acclaim. Their second album Siamese Dream propelled them into mainstream success with singles like "Today" and "Cherub Rock".

Band Members

  • Billy Corgan
  • James Iha
  • Jimmy Chamberlin
  • Jeff Schroeder

Past Members

  • D'arcy Wretzky


  • Gish
  • Siamese Dream
  • Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
  • Adore

The Hit: Today

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