Zwan come to London...

BILLY CORGAN’s new outfit ZWAN are to make their UK live debut in February.

The former Smashing Pumpkins frontman’s new band have confirmed a date at London Shepherds Bush Empire on February 12.

The gig follows the release of their debut album, ‘Mary Star Of The Sea’ on January 28 through Reprise.

Zwan’s line-up also features Slint guitarist Dave Pajo, former Chavez guitarist Matt Sweeney and A Perfect Circle’s Paz Lenchantin on bass, plus Corgan’s old Pumpkins cohort Jimmy Chamberlin on drums.

The band, who played their first gig in mid-November in front of a 700-strong crowd at a club in California have been on a short North American pre-Christmas tour.

For tickets call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.