Billy Corgan tells fans that he isn’t joking about playing Paradiso for the last time


Last night at Paradiso  in Amsterdam, Billy Corgan told fans “thank you” and that he loved to rock and roll, loved to play Smashing Pumpkins. “But as they say in America, I’m getting a little long in the tooth… I’m going start doing a lot of gardening. You know I’m joking but I’m not.”

This, of course, isn’t the first time Billy has talked about ending touring. Last September, Billy mentioned that the band might setup shop at one location and have people come to them, also saying “I just think this old model, trying to run around the world, tour, it’s not really working…”