Alice In Chains To Compete With Smashing Pumpkins In Seattle

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Alice In Chains have announced a show tonight at the Crocodile in Seattle. The concert will take place at the same time as The Smashing Pumpkins’ show at Key Arena. GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock luminaries, The Smashing Pumpkins earlier this week announced the Shiny And Oh So Bright tour will be live-streamed to the world via The Live Nation Concert series on Twitter, FRIDAY, AUGUST 24th 8:15PT from Seattle, WA live.twitter.com/thesmashingpumpkins. Fans outside of the US can access the livestream via http://www.hyperurl.co/hyyrsu.
 
The Smashing Pumpkins are currently on the road for their Shiny And Oh So Bright North American arena tour. Produced by Live Nation, the tour is the band’s first in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha. Longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, bassist Jack Bates, and keyboardist Katie Cole round out the lineup. Critics were quick to praise the tour’s opening dates as “a massive gift to their fans” (Uproxx), “a triumphant performance” (Arizona Republic), and “an uplifting spectacle” (Loudwire). Tickets for the tour’s remaining dates are available now at www.smashingpumpkins.comLiveNation.com, and via the Live Nation App.
Formed in Chicago, IL in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. With nine studio albums and over 30 million albums sold to date, the GRAMMY®, MTV VMA, and American Music Award winning band remains an influential force in alternative rock.