Kiki Wong, nueva guitarrista de The Smashing Pumpkins

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Kiki Wong, new guitarist for The Smashing Pumpkins

American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins confirms his new signing, Kiki Wongwho will be his new guitarist.

The group The Smashing Pumpkins has confirmed that, after the public casting they did to find their new guitarist, their new signing is Kiki Wong. The guitarist, who is also a member of Vigil Of Warwill accompany the Americans on their next and imminent tour that will bring them to our country.

After months of searching for a guitarist for the tour, The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed that Kiki Wong is the one selected to accompany them on a tour that will pass through dozens of cities, such as London, Paris or Berlin, and even with two stops in our country: Madrid and Barcelona. As stated by the group member Billy Corgan on the outcome of the casting: “First of all, I really want to thank everyone who submitted materials for consideration. It has not been an easy decision due to the great guitar playing we have been lucky enough to hear over these months. I “I was already a fan of Kiki's before she auditioned and it's great to have someone with her insight join our family on tour…”

On the other hand, Kiki Wong has responded to the announcement by sharing a post on her Instagram profile thanking her for having been selected among so many people and for being able to have the honor of playing with one of the most influential rock groups of the nineties. You can enjoy Kiki Wong on guitar with The Smashing Pumpkins at Mad Cool in Madrid on July 10th and at the Cruïlla Festival in Barcelona the July 13.

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