Code Orange Are Recording New Music with Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan

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Last year’s Underneath was a huge record for nu-core game-changers Code Orange, in part because it illustrated the band’s willingness to try new things and branch out beyond just throbbing riffs. Now, Code Orange have revealed that they’re working on more new material with a partner some might not have expected: Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan.

Code Orange tweeted the following picture of them with Corgan, including a caption that references the Smashing Pumpkins song “Disarm:”

Corgan himself also celebrated the news with an Instagram story saying, “Excited to share I’ve been working with Code Orange on their blistering new songs.”

How Corgan will be involved in Code Orange’s music — whether it’s as a producer, songwriter, or guest star — remains to be seen. All that said, we’re curious as to what the two sonic forces might have in store.

In any event, make sure to catch Code Orange opening for Slipknot on their upcoming Knotfest Roadshow tour with Killswitch Engage at one of the following dates:

9/25 – Des Moines, IA – National Balloon Classic Field*
9/28 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/29 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
10/1 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
10/2 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
10/3 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
10/5 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview Amphitheater – Syracuse
10/8 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
10/9 – Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
10/10 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
10/12 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
10/13 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
10/15 – Burgettstown, PA – S&T Bank Music Park
10/17 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
10/19 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
10/20 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
10/22 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
10/23 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
10/24 – Pelham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
Oct. 26 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP
10/28 – Del Valle, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
10/29 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion**
10/30 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
10/1 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
10/2 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion



Words by Chris Krovatin