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Surprise! Billy Corgan Looking For More Pumpkins!

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 9, 2010 6:40PM

2010_03_corgan_doll.jpg Stop the presses! Billy Corgan is looking for yet another bassist for "The Smashing Pumpkins" to fill the revolving door that role seems to have built into it, and he's going about it via open auditions. (Chicagoist's own Lizz Kannenberg is between band gigs, maybe she could make the cut?) Most recent bassist Ginger Pooley is leaving the band to focus on taking care of her family's newest arrival, her new baby daughter.

Corgan is also looking for a prog rock keyboardist in the style of "on Lord and Rick Wakeman." No word on whether you need to bring your own cape or if Corgan will lend you one of his.

Interested in throwing your bass or keyboard or keytar into the ring? Send a video of you in action to either or Good luck?