The Smashing Pumpkins
The Smashing Pumpkins in 2007
|Origin||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Years active||1988–2000, 2006-present|
|Labels||Caroline, Virgin, Hut, Constantinople, Martha's Music, Rocket Science|
|Associated acts||Starchildren, Zwan, Spirits in the Sky|
The Smashing Pumpkins are an influential alternative rock band of the early 1990s. They formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988 and disbanded on December 2, 2000. They later reformed in 2006 and are together at the moment. The members until 2000 were Billy Corgan (vocals, guitars and writes almost all of the band's songs), James Iha (guitars), D'Arcy Wretzky (bass) and Jimmy Chamberlin (drums).
They were made famous by hit singles like "Today", "Rocket", "Disarm", "Bullet With Butterfly Wings", "1979", "Zero" and "Tonight, Tonight".