In a full-page advertisement in the Tuesday (June 21) morning edition of his hometown newspaper, the Chicago Tribune, Billy Corgan declared his plans to bring back the Smashing Pumpkins. “For a year now, I have walked around with a secret, a secret I chose to keep,” the ad — signed “Rock on and may God bless you! Billy Corgan” — reads. “But now I want you to be among the first to know that I have made plans to renew and revive the Smashing Pumpkins. I want my band back, and my songs, and my dreams.” Check out the ad at MTV.com.
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