Pumpkins Announce More In-Store Dates

Band to play Chicago's Tower Records on Monday, before midnight sale of new CD.

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced another round of in-store

autograph appearances on their Resume the Pose tour, several of which

will also include performances, their publicist said. The dates include

a stop Monday (Feb. 28) in their hometown of Chicago, where the band

will play a 9 p.m. set at Tower Records on Clark Street, as prelude to

a midnight sale of its new album, MACHINA/the machines of God. Additional stops include New York's HMV at 7 p.m. Tuesday (with performance); Philadelphia's Tower Records at 6 p.m. Wednesday; Boston's Tower Records at 4 p.m. Thursday; Cleveland's Best Buy at 6 p.m. March 3; Minneapolis' Sam Goody at City Center at 3 p.m. March 4; Los Angeles, location/time to be announced, March 5 (with performance); San Francisco's Virgin Megastore at 6 p.m. March 6; and Seattle's Tower Records at 4 p.m. March 7.