Hailed by some as the band’s masterpiece, ‘Machina/The Machines Of God’ was a 'really dark album about loss,' according to Billy Corgan.
The iconic musician, who died just three days after his birthday in 2016, would have turned 74 on January 8 next year.
Full of “nihilism, sentimentality and epic hope”, ‘Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness’ remains The Smashing Pumpkins’ most vital release.
The band also announced a world arena tour as well as a 33-track sequel concept album.
The rock band founded by Billy Corgan have been celebrated as one of the most inventive rock bands of the last 30 years.
The tour will kick off on 23 April in Louisville, KY and will end in Greensboro, NC on 8 May.
The band will also release their new album, 'Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun,' on November 16
"There’s so much work. We could literally never record another song and have a release every two months for the next 20 years," said Billy Corgan.
The band's acclaimed 'Shiny And Oh So Bright' tour has featured elaborate video projections and a number of surprise cover versions.
Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin release first new tune together since 2000.
Three-quarters of th classic Smashing Pumpkins line-up have reunited and announced a US tour playing songs exclusively from their first five albums
The Smashing Pumpkins, including Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha have returned to the recording studio with producer Rick Rubin.
Smashing Pumpkins' frontman Billy Corgan has announced the release of a new solo album 'Ogilala', released on 13 October 2017