What year did the Smashing Pumpkins break up?

What year did the Smashing Pumpkins break up?

Almost 18 years after the Smashing Pumpkins officially broke up in May of 2000, the band seems to be moving forward with a reunion tour and album … without former bassist D’arcy Wretzky.

Who is currently in the Smashing Pumpkins?


Name Years active Instruments
Billy Corgan 1988–2000, 2006–present lead vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards
James Iha 1988–2000, 2018–present guitars, bass, backing vocals
Jimmy Chamberlin 1988–1996, 1999–2000, 2006–2009, 2015–2017 (touring only), 2018–present drums, percussion
Jeff Schroeder 2007–present guitars, keyboards

What happened to Smashing Pumpkins lead singer?

He is currently the owner and promoter of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). Formed by Corgan and guitarist James Iha in Chicago in 1988, the Smashing Pumpkins quickly gained steam with the addition of bassist D’arcy Wretzky and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin.

How much are the Smashing Pumpkins worth?

The Smashing Pumpkins released “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” in 1995 and it was an even bigger hit, spawning a string of No. 1 singles….Billy Corgan Net Worth.

Net Worth: $60 Million
Nationality: United States of America

Did Why don’t we copy the Smashing Pumpkins?

“Why Don’t We literally stole 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins LOL,” a fan added. Many rock fans were bothered by Why Don’t We’s use of the ’90s classic, but the group got approval from Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan himself, as they told PopBuzz.

Who committed suicide from Smashing Pumpkins?

Jonathan David Melvoin
Jonathan Melvoin

Jonathan David Melvoin
Melvoin in the music video for The Smashing Pumpkins song “Zero”
Background information
Born December 6, 1961 Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died July 12, 1996 (aged 34) New York City, New York, U.S.