Mostly Credited As: Smashing Pumpkins
Sometimes Credited As: The Smashing Pumpkins
Birth Name: Smashing Pumpkins
Date Of Birth: 1988
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Gish - 1991 Platinum
Siamese Dream - 1993 4x Platinum
Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness - 1995 9x Platinum
Adore - 1998 Platinum
Machina - 2000 Gold
Machina II - 2000 Gold
Zeitgeist - 2007 Gold
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The Pumpkins' "Cherub Rock" is featured on the video game, Guitar Hero 3.
Corgan has said that the band's biggest influences are The Cure and New Order.
The only Smashing Pumpkins album ever to reach #1 on the Billboard charts was "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness."
Billy Corgan wrote and performed 8 songs for the movie "Spun".
Smashing Pumpkins Quotes
Jimmy Chamberlin: If you can get a twelve year-old kid to go listen to Thelonius Monk, what more do you want? Do you want a big pile of cash, too? That's a home run for me.
Jimmy Chamberlin: I think that the jazzy approach that I have is based on the way that I hear music and in the way I play a supporting role to the other people in the band.
<b>James Iha</b>: Even from a listening end of music now, I'm still a complete fan.
<b>Jimmy Chamberlin</b>: The only thing I can say in dutch is "take off you're pants".
<b>Jimmy Chamberlin</b>: Jazz isn't dead, it just smells funny.