Smashing Pumpkins Postpone Tour

Death in the family causes group to return to the U.S.

The Smashing Pumpkins

have had to postpone their New Zealand shows, as well as three shows scheduled

in Sydney Australia due to the death of drummer Jimmy Chamberlin's father. The

New Zealand shows, scheduled to happen next week, have been rescheduled for the

end of May, starting with Auckland on the 23rd, Wellington the 24th and

Christchurch the 26th & 27th. The Sydney gigs are also being made up.