The Smashing Pumpkins will release a free downloadable version of
their new single, "The Everlasting Gaze," Monday (Dec. 20) at the New
Musical Express website (www.nme.com). The song is from the rock band's
upcoming MACHINA/the machines of God (Feb. 29)."The Everlasting
Gaze" debuted on U.S. radio recently, and unauthorized recordings of the
song have turned up on the Net as MP3 files. The official release of the
song through NME will be in the copy-protected Windows Media format.