The reclusive ex-frontman of the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan, has announced some details of his long awaited new band, Zwan. According to the great pumpkinís publicist, the group also features former Pumpkin Jimmy Chamberlin, ex-singer/guitarist of Chavez, Matthew Sweeney, and a mysterious bass player known only as Skullfisher. The group will play four club dates in Los Angeles and San Diego later this month. For more information check out the official Zwan website, www.zwanmusic.com. Also donít forget about the Smashing Pumpkins greatest hits comp. Rotten Apples due out November 19.
Pomona Glass House (November 16)
Santa Ana Galaxy Theatre (18)
San Diego Canes (20)
West Hollywood Roxy Theatre (21)