Smashing Pumpkin singer Billy Corgan's name has been added to the still-growing
all-star bill set to pay tribute to David Bowie on Jan. 9 at New York's Madison
The concert, a 50th birthday celebration for Bowie, with
all proceeds going to the Save the Children foundation, is already scheduled to
feature cameos from Sonic Youth, Frank Black, the Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, The
Cure's Robert Smith and an opening set from Placebo.
self-produced album, Earthling is due out Feb. 11 and it reportedly
features several songs with techno/jungle rhythms, not surprising given Bowie's
constantly-shifting musical focus over the years.