They played "Love Will Tear Us Apart" at the band's 30th anniversary concert in New Jersey
Last night (August 2), Smashing Pumpkins played a 30th anniversary show at the PNC Bank Arts Center in New Jersey.
Special guests included Peter Hook and Courtney Love plus members of The Killers, AFI, Sugar Ray and Deftones.
Watch the band cover Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” with Love and Hook, below:
Courtney Love also fronted Smashing Pumpkins for two Hole songs, “Celebrity Skin” and “Malibu” – both co-written by Billy Corgan – as well as joining them for “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”. Watch Love’s segment below:
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