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Watch Smashing Pumpkins perform ‘Knights of Malta’ live on Colbert

As Smashing Pumpkins kick off their new tour, Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin stopped by Colbert to perform their song ‘Knights of Malta’ live.

The 16-date co-headline tour will see Smashing Pumpkins team up with former Oasis man Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds as both groups trek across North America.

Ramping up excitement, Smashing Pumpkins stopped by Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night to perform a track taken from their recent reunion album, Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1.

Teaming up with Rick Rubin for the record, the band headed to Shangri La recording studio in Malibu, California for the recording process. The album marked the first time in years that original members Iha and Chamberlin had worked together.

See the performance (and tour dates), below:

Smashing Pumpkins/Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Tour Dates
August 8 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
August 9 – Wantagh, NY @ Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
August 10 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater
August 13 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
August 14 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
August 15 – Chicago, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
August 17 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
August 19 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
August 20 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte
August 21 – Alpharetta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
August 23 – Rogers, AR @ Walmart AMP
August 24 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
August 25 – Houston, TX @ The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
August 28 – San Diego, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
August 30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Banc of California Stadium
August 31 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre