The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan announced the band has completed the recording process for the band's new album.

Monuments for an Elegy will feature drum played by Motley Crue's Tommy Lee.

"I'd most hoped to convey the joy of creativity, and how with any artistic endeavor, when undertaken with friends, makes the journey worthwhile," Corgan said. "So let me say for the record that Monuments for an Elegy was one of the easiest and most pleasurable albums I've ever made."

The Smashing Pumpkins also plan to release another new album in 2015.

"Having heard the album through for a first time in this, a finished form, I was taken aback," Corgan said. "'It's indescribable, that,' I told [guitarist Jeff Schroeder], meaning that what I heard was unlike anything I could recognize. Yet none of it was unfamiliar, either -- big choruses, probing lyrics, odd twists of melody and guitars, guitars for days. Strange indeed."

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