The Smashing Pumpkins are bringing The World is a Vampire Festival to Australia in April

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The Smashing Pumpkins are bringing The World is a Vampire Festival to Australia in April

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The festival is set to feature Jane’s Addiction and killer Aussie rock from Amyl & The Sniffers, RedHook, Battlesnake and professional wrestling.

The Smashing Pumpkins will bring The World Is A Vampire Festival to ten cities across the nation this April and that is just the beginning! PLUS each show will feature professional wrestling matches between Billy Corgan’s NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) and the WAOA (Wrestling Alliance of Australia).

One of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands of the 1990s, The Smashing Pumpkins areoften cited as one of the most influential acts in alternative rock. Catch the festival when it heads to Victoria for a show on Hastings on April 22, Ballarat on April 23 and Melbourne on April 27.

The Smashing Pumpkins The World is a Vampire festival

  • April 15 – Wollongong
  • April 16 – Bribie Island
  • April 18 – Sydney
  • April 19 – Newcastle
  • April 22 – Hastings
  • April 23 – Ballarat
  • April 26 – Adelaide
  • April 27 – Melbourne
  • April 29 – Penrith
  • April 30 – Gold Coast

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From the instantly recognisable harmonic riff of Cherub Rock and the haunting Disarm from their breakthrough album, 93’s Siamese Dream to the majesty of Tonight, Tonight and the savagery of Bullet With Butterfly Wings from the 10 times platinum monster, 1995’s Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness which was the best-selling double album of the 90’s, through to the bands most recent releases 2018’s Shiny and Oh So Bright and 2021’s Cyr which featured the singles, Solara, The Colour Of Love and Wyttch, The Smashing Pumpkins have been a mainstay in the rock world for over three decades and in 2023 will release their most ambitious work to date, Atum: A Rock Opera In Three Acts.

With their densely layered, diverse sound fusing elements of rock, metal, psyche, shoegaze and electronica, The Pumpkins stand apart from their peers. With over 30 million albums sold to date, the GRAMMY®, MTV, VMA, and American Music Award winning band remains one of the most influential bands in history.

Tickets go on sale from Friday, February 3. Grab them by heading here.