Smashing Pumpkins performed at London’s Koko last night to celebrate the release of their new album, Monuments To An Elegy, and brought out an old friend to sing a couple of songs…
Frontman Billy Corgan’s new-look line-up featured Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk and The Killers bassist Mark Stoermer, along with guitarist Jeff Schroeder. Opening with a double hit of new songs, One And All and Being Beige, the quartet then dipped into a career-spanning set featuring Hummer, Tonight, Tonight, Bullet With Butterfly Wings and a cover of David Bowie’s Fame.
Marilyn Manson, in town for press to promote his forthcoming album,_ The Pale Emperor_, reunited with his old friend Corgan and joined the band during the encores. The five served up a hot cover of Manson’s own new single, __Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge and took lead vocals on heavier version of Ava Adore, a single from Smashing Pumpkins’ 1998 release Adore. Check out the fan-filmed clip and the extensive setlist below.
SMASHING PUMPKINS SETLIST
One And All Being Beige Hummer Tiberius Tonight Tonight Drum + Fife Glass And The Ghost Children Stand Inside Your Love Monuments Drown Disarm Zero Bullet With Butterfly Wings Fame Silverfuck Encore: Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge Ava Adore