Billy Corgan Won't Reunite With Original Smashing Pumpkins Lineup

(Classic Rock) Billy Corgan says it would be an "inorganic" move to reunite with the original members of the Smashing Pumpkins. The Pumpkins' current lineup put out Monuments To An Elegy in December 2014, with Day For Night slated for release this year.

But the 48-year-old says he wouldn't reunite with bassist D'arcy Wretzky, drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist James Iha again, having previously described the trio as "two drug addicts and one major pain in the ass."

Corgan tells Jennifer Weigal (via Loudwire): "I have no interest in doing anything that's inorganic. I have people in my band now that I talk to - and they don't want to talk to me and I don't want to talk to them.

"If they were lying on the side of the road, I would stop my car and bring them to the hospital, but we don't send Christmas cards to each other. There's no relationship." Read more here.

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