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The Smashing Pumpkins were the mystery band who performed for winners of Miller Genuine Draft's latest Blind Date contest Thursday (Dec. 30) in Dublin, Ireland. The series, in which contest winners are taken to a secret show, also has featured Limp Bizkit, Filter, Stone Temple Pilots and the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1999 shows. The Pumpkins, featuring new touring bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur — formerly of Hole — played songs from their upcoming album, MACHINA/the machines of God (Feb. 29) in Thursday's show, according to Miller publicists.