The Smashing Pumpkins live rating based on critic concert reviews.
ON TOUR

The Smashing Pumpkins

245
critic concert reviews
rock

How Good Are They LIVE?

Live Rating  

70
%
Based on 
245
critic concert
reviews
LAST 12 MONTHS RATING  
75
%
Based on 
12
critic concert
reviews

Real Live Certified  

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Critic Consensus

Based on 245 concert reviews, the critic consensus is that The Smashing Pumpkins is rated as an average live performer. The Smashing Pumpkins concert reviews describe live shows and performances as expansive, alluring, incredible, masterful, mesmerizing, psychedelic, and meaningful.

ON TOUR

SoFi Stadium; Utilita Arena Birmingham, Los Angeles, United States; Birmingham, United Kingdom (September 14; Jun 7); O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom (June 8); 3 Arena, Dublin, Ireland (June 10); The OVO Hydro, Glasgow, United Kingdom (June 12); Co-op Live, Manchester, UK, United Kingdom (June 13); Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, United Kingdom (June 14); Accor Arena, Paris, France (June 16); SparkassenPark, Mönchengladbach, Germany (June 19); PreZero Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, Poland (July 2); O2 Universum, Praha, Czech Republic (July 4); Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca, Italy (July 6); Iberdrola Music, Madrid, Spain (July 10); Parc del Forum, Barcelona, Spain (July 10); Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras, Portugal (July 11); SEF stadium, Athens, Greece (July 16); Nationals Park, Washington DC, United States (July 29); Nationals Park, Washington DC, United States (July 2

Latest release

ATUM: A Rock Opera in Three Acts (April 21, 2023)

artist info

GENRE
rock
ORIGIN
Chicago, United States (1988 - present)
BIO
The Smashing Pumpkins are an alternative rock band, formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1988. Billy Corgan and James Iha met in a record store, and began performing in local nightclubs with their bassist, D'arcy Wretzky, using a drum machine.
HAS PERFORMED with
Marilyn Manson, Wolfmother, Metric, Gerard Way, City Riots, Anberlin, Jane's Addiction

CRITIC concert REVIEWS

Parklife DC (USA)

September 5, 2023
%
The Smashing Pumpkins perform at Jiffy Lube Live on August 31, 2023.

Exclaim (Canada)

September 5, 2023
%
Smashing Pumpkins Were Happy and Agreeable — Really! — in Ottawa

Live in Limbo (Canada)

September 5, 2023
%
The Smashing Pumpkins Live In Concert

Utah Concert Review (USA)

August 7, 2023
%
The Smashing Pumpkins Live In Concert

The Music (Australia)

April 26, 2023
%
"That was a sunset that we’ll never forget. One we got to share with you all.

Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

April 24, 2023
80
%
An eclectic and timeless gig by The Smashing Pumpkins

Music-News.com (UK)

April 23, 2023
80
%
The Smashing Pumpkins are back in Oz, touring ten cities across the country. I’ve been a fan since the mid 1990’s and fell in love with Siamese Dream and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness albums back in the day.

Past critic reviews published in

NME (UK), The AU Review (Australia), Backseat Mafia, Scenestr (Australia), Under the Radar (USA) and more

IMAGE CREDIT

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