Last night, Smashing Pumpkins performed in Holmdel, New Jersey for a special 30th anniversary concert.
Joined by the band, was a number of special guests including Courtney Love, The Killers‘ Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer, Deftones’ frontman Chino Moreno, Peter Hook of Joy Division and New Order, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath and AFI frontman Davey Havok.
Courtney Love entered the stage to announce frontman Corgan as a “Best friend, nemesis and lover.” Together they performed Hole tracks “Celebrity Skin” and “Malibu” – songs which were co-written by Corgan. She also performed Smashing Pumpkins’ “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”.
Check out Smashing Pumpkins & Courtney Love’s live performance below!
Smashing Pumpkins set list:
The Everlasting Gaze
Stand Inside Your Love
Bodies (with Chino Moreno) (First performance since 2008)
Snail (with Chino Moreno) (First full band performance since 2000)
Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin cover)
Cherub Rock (with Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer of The Killers)
1979 (with Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer of The Killers)
Fly (Sugar Ray cover) (with Mark McGrath) (Live debut by Smashing Pumpkins)
Breaking the Law (Judas Priest cover) (with Mark McGrath) (Live debut by Smashing Pumpkins)
Celebrity Skin (Hole cover) (with Courtney Love) (Live debut by Smashing Pumpkins)
Malibu (Hole cover) (with Courtney Love)
Bullet With Butterfly Wings (with Courtney Love)
Age of Consent (New Order cover) (with Peter Hook) (Live debut by Smashing Pumpkins)
Transmission (Joy Division cover) (with Peter Hook and Davey Havok)
Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division cover) (with Peter Hook, Davey Havok, and Courtney Love) (Live debut by Smashing Pumpkins)
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