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Smashing Pumpkins reissues set, new music coming

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Smashing Pumpkins fans will soon have the opportunity to buy their favorite records all over again. After a lengthy legal negotiation, the alt-classic band's catalog will get the deluxe reissue treatment, starting this fall with 1991's "Gish," 1993's landmark "Siamese Dream" and the following year's "Pisces Iscariot" comp. The old titles keep coming through 2013.

Meanwhile, Billy Corgan says the Pumpkins are returning to the studio in May to record "Oceania," the next portion of the band's work-in-progress song cycle called "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope." Those 10 new songs are due online in September, though a new song called "Owata" is due next week.

Details in Corgan's matter-of-fact announcement video ...

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