TWO major ’90s bands have announced they are teaming up for their first UK tour together.
Both rock supergroups had big hits in the 90s and were successful worldwide.
The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer have just announced a co-headline tour of the UK and Ireland.
The two legendary bands will tour together in the summer of 2024, kicking off at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham and concluding their tour at Cardiff Castle.
The Smashing Pumpkins first formed in Chicago in 1988.
Since then, they have sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won two Grammy Awards, two MTV VMAs and an American Music Award.
They are best known for their 90s albums Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness.
Weezer’s music has now been streamed billions of times and the band has sold over 10 million albums in the US and over 35 million records worldwide since the release of their debut album in 1994.
Their hit catalog includes Buddy Holly, Undone (The Sweater Song), Say It Ain’t So and Pork and Beans.
Weezer tweeted about the tour: “Today is the greatest day we have ever experienced.
“We’re coming back to the UK and Ireland to co-headline a few showsSummer with Smashing Pumpkins.”
While the Pumpkins added: “SP is delighted to announce that we will be touring the UK and Ireland with Weezer next year.”
The full tour dates are:
- June 7 – Birmingham Utilita Arena
- June 8th – London The O2
- June 10th – Dublin 3Arena
- 12 June – Glasgow OVO Hydro
- June 13th – Manchester Co-op Live
- June 14th – Cardiff Castle
Tickets are on general sale this Friday, October 20, 2023 at 10 a.m.