The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a new album called ATUM, a 33-song rock opera in three acts that serves as the sequel to 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000’s Machina/Machine of God. The band has previewed the record with the new song ‘Beguiled’, which they will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this Friday (September 23). Check it out below.
ATUM: A Rock Opera In Three Acts will be released in installments over the next seven months. Act 1 will arrive on November 15, while Act 2 will follow on January 31, and Act 3 is set to come out on April 21. Frontman Billy Corgan is also launching a podcast called Thirty-Three With William Patrick Corgan, every episode of which will feature an unreleased song. A special edition vinyl box set will include 10 more unreleased tracks, which won’t be unveiled on the podcast.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ most recent album was 2020’s Cyr.
ATUM: A Rock Opera In Three Acts Cover Artwork: