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Billy Corgan On Performing Smashing Pumpkins Songs: ‘Overly Sentimental Culture As A New Business Model Is Really Weak’

Don’t expect Billy Corgan to dust off classic Smashing Pumpkins albums like “Gish” or “Siamese Dream” in concert anytime soon. It’s just not his style.

09/18/2012

21st Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Night 1 Overview

Night 1 of KROQ’s 21st Annual Almost Acoustic Christmas was full of surprises. Sort of like finding [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Ness[/lastfm] of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Social Distortion[/lastfm] up onstage watching [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bad Religion[/lastfm] perform.You could navigate through the […]

12/12/2010

Billy Corgan Sounds Off Against Pavement On Twitter

Corgan lays it down on Pavement.

11/17/2010

Billy Corgan Talks About His Influences

The Smashing Pumpkins’ leader [lastfm]Billy Corgan [/lastfm]recently spoke with Spin.com about his group’s newest tunes, and in doing so, managed to touch on the influences that have helped shape the sound he was searching for […]

08/23/2010

Smashing Pumpkins Anticipate 4 Years Before New Project

[lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins[/lastfm]  will likely take four years — not two, as originally expected — to release the 44 songs off its ongoing project, “Teargarden by Kaleidyscope“. The group has unveiled a few tracks here and […]

08/13/2010

Billy Corgan Blacks Out And Collapses Onstage

[lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins [/lastfm]frontman [lastfm]Billy Corgan [/lastfm]reportedly collapsed onstage during a show in Florida earlier this week. After the incident, the singer took to Twitter to tell fans that it was not a part of the […]

07/23/2010

Corgan Aiming For ‘Perpetual Presence’

[lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins [/lastfm]frontman [lastfm]Billy Corgan [/lastfm]says that releasing tracks one-by-one for the band’s current effort, Teargarden by Kaleidyscope is an attempt to achieve a “perpetual presence.” Speaking to Rolling Stone, Corgan also said he realized […]

07/21/2010

Smashing Pumpkins Offer Free New Single Download

The [lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins[/lastfm] have released a free download of “Freak,” the newest single from their current album Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. The album is composed of 44 songs and is being released in the form of […]

07/08/2010

Smashing Pumpkins Unveil New Lineup In L.A.

[lastfm]Billy Corgan[/lastfm] hit the stage for the first show with his new [lastfm]Smashing Pumpkins[/lastfm] bandmates for an intimate gig at Los Angeles’ Viper Room earlier this week.

07/05/2010

Rush Get Star On Hollywood Boulevard

[lastfm]Rush[/lastfm] have taken their place on Hollywood Boulevard among rock and roll’s finest. The band was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, with guitarist [lastfm]Alex Lifeson[/lastfm] and bassist [lastfm]Geddy Lee[/lastfm] on hand […]

06/29/2010

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