Transcript for Smashing Pumpkins Kicks Off 'The End of Times' Tour with Marilyn Manson
? It is an incredible Friday because we have the smashing pumpkins here. They have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and we're so excited to this Billy and Jeff with us to perform a single off their latest album "Mouments to an elegy" and this is a particularly impassioned album that you've created here and you've said this is the best reaction you've had to an album in 20 years. If only it sold, you see. Reaction can lead to sales. We're hoping. We're waiting on that one. This is -- this is a testimonial to soldiers who are suffering who have come back, have dealt with issues like PTSD and a terminal issue for you both. Yeah, we're friends, close friends with two-time touring veteran in Iraq and talking to him about some of his issues inspired this song that we're about to play and then through the video that we've made which also sort of Al gorically deals with I will now we'll be working with the Easter seals Dixon center hopefully to bring more more awareness and support to our great soldiers. That is fantastic. I also just stand you're going on tour with Marilyn Manson. Actually most people don't know his father is a vet too so I know that's an issue close to his heart so hoping to get him involved too.
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