Smashing Pumpkins

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Smashing Pumpkins Announce Two New Albums For 2015

Recording sessions begin today, as plenty of songs have been written and ready to go.

03/25/2014

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Motley Crue The Latest Band Pretending To Call It Quits

Why do bands even bother saying they’re doing a farewell tour anymore?

08/23/2013

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Jack Picks The Best Worst On-Stage Rocker Meltdowns

Why make this list of incidents that may make us sad and lose faith in our rock heros? Because like a mountain or a train wreck, they’re there and we cannot look away. 1991, Axl […]

03/07/2013

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Billy Corgan: Wrestling For Furniture Commercial

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has brought his well-known love of professional wrestling to a humorous TV ad for hometown Chicago furniture supplier Walter E. Smithe. Corgan, who launched the Resistance Pro Wrestling promotion company […]

02/20/2013

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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

Main Pumpkin-Smasher Billy Corgan. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Smashing Pumpkins Seek Artist To Work Cheap On New Album: You!

Chicago’s Smashing Pumpkins are asking fans to “Imagine Oceania”…to create art in a variety of mediums, inspired by the songs on their new album Oceania.

06/04/2012

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Ten Bands Whose Names Are Scarier Than Their Music

You would think that a band with a name like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Insane Clown Posse[/lastfm] would make the list, wouldn’t you? Ah…but you didn’t read closely enough. We’re counting down the 10 bands whose names are […]

10/24/2011

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