Smashing Pumpkins to return to UK

Billy Corgan plots arena tour for February

Smashing Pumpkins have announced a new string of UK dates for next year.

The grunge legends returned this year with new album ‘Zeitgeist’ and headlined the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds Festivals.

Now, Billy Corgan and band will return to the UK for four shows in February 2008.

Smashing Pumpkins will play:

Glasgow SECC (February 12)

Nottingham Arena (14)

Manchester MEN Arena (15)

London 02 Arena (16)

Tickets for all shows go on sale this Friday (November 16) at 12noon.

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS, now.