Smashing Pumpkins - Tarantula
Billy Corgan's vocals hold up as well as they ever have, and the inclusion of some superb guitar solos will give fans a real piece of ear candy.Read more on Smashing Pumpkins Listen to Smashing Pumpkins on Spotify
'Tarantula' is the first single taken from Smashing Pumpkins' sixth studio album, 'Zeitgeist', and it won't disappoint either die-hard fans or those newer to the fold.
The Pumpkins' blend of progressive rock, heavy metal and pop lends them a sound which they have forged and made their own since the early 90s. 'Tarantula' is a furious song which some complex instrumental arrangements and a whole lot of kick. Billy Corgan's vocals hold up as well as they ever have, and the inclusion of some superb guitar solos will give fans a real piece of ear candy. The insistent beat coupled with the addictive chord progression gives the song a textured sound which more than lives up to the standard this band have set for themselves.
Overall, it's a slick and professional effort worthy of anyone's ear and it just goes to show that no matter how much time passes, musical talent is musical talent; and these guys have it by the bucketload.