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Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Smashing Pumpkins Are Done Recording New Album ‘Monuments to An Elegy’

You’ve got to hand it to Billy Corgan: the Smashing Pumpkins frontman stays prolific.

07/23/2014

Billy Corgan (Photo: AFP)

Billy Corgan Pens Ode to Jane’s Addiction Amid ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ Anniversary

Just before Thanksgiving 1988, Corgan was offered a chance to open for Jane’s Addiction. Despite the gig not going as well as he’d liked, a friendship was born that night that would last more than two decades.

05/14/2014

Tommy Lee (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Tommy Lee Playing Drums on Smashing Pumpkins’ Next Album

Billy Corgan announced via a post on Smashing Pumpkins’ official website yesterday that Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee will be playing on the Pumpkins’ next album.

05/08/2014

Billy Corgan (Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

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

Motley Crue in 2012 (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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

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