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Smashing Pumpkins And Weezer Rock The O2

Billy Corgan's children joined him on stage during the Smashing Pumpkins' sold-out show in London over the weekend.The US rockers - which also included original members James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin, as well as new...

Billy Corgan Won’T Give In To Fan Pressure And Play The Smashing Pumpkins’ Greatest Hits

Billy Corgan refuses to succumb to fan pressure by playing the Smashing Pumpkins’ greatest hits at their gigs.The 47-year-old musician - who fronts the rock band and plays alongside guitarist James Iha, 56, and drummer...

Billy Corgan Defends Taylor Swift Over Lengthy Album Release

Billy Corgan has defended Taylor Swift against criticism over the length of 'The Tortured Poets Department'.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman - whose own latest release 'ATUM' was released in three parts with a total of 33...

The Smashing Pumpkins Guitarist Jeff Schroeder Quits

The Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder has quit the band to "explore a slightly different path".Jeff joined the band in 2007 replacing original guitarist James Iha when frontman Billy Corgan reunited the band following their...

Billy Corgan And Chloe Mendel 'Didn't Feel The Need' For Celebrity-filled Wedding

Billy Corgan and Chloe Mendel "didn't feel the need" to invite their famous friends to their wedding.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman recently tied the knot with the fashion designer - with whom he has children Augustus,...

'It's Like A Light Has Gone Out': Kate Bush Pays Tribute To Sinead O'connor

Kate Bush says it's like a "light has gone out" following the devastating loss of Sinead O'Connor.The 'Thank You for Hearing Me' singer was pronounced dead on Wednesday (26.07.23) aged 56, and tributes have flooded...

“Rest In Beats And Power!‘ Musicians From Public Enemy To R.e.m. Add To Flood Of Tributes Pouring In For SinéAd O’Connor

Musicians from Public Enemy to R.E.M. have added to the flood of tributes pouring in for Sinéad O’Connor.Their tales of working with the singer – best known for her cover of Prince’s ‘Nothing Compares 2...

Billy Corgan Sees 'Voice Doctor' After Cancelling Smashing Pumpkins Shows Due To Laryngitis

Billy Corgan has been to see the "voice doctor" after cancelling a show due to laryngitis.The Smashing Pumpkins were forced to cancel Sunday's (13.11.22) show at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon after the frontman...

Yungblud Has A 'Full Psychedelic Rock Album' Waiting To Go

Yungblud has a "full psychedelic rock album" ready and waiting to be released.The 'Fleabag' rocker is sitting on the collection and wants to release it in one go without any singles.He told Billy Corgan's 'Thirty-Three...

Billy Corgan Is A Fan Of Genre-busting Pop Stars Halsey And Lady Gaga

Billy Corgan loves the current ''musical world'' and has heaped praise on Halsey and Lady Gaga's experimentation.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman admitted he's always ''dreamed'' of a place in time when pop artists are pushing boundaries,...

Billy Corgan Teases "Two New Eps" Of Smashing Pumpkins Songs In 2018

Smashing Pumpkins have expanded the activity conducted under their recent reunion to include new music, with plans to release two new EPs in 2018, according to frontman Billy Corgan.Last month, Corgan announced that he was...

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour For Summer 2018

Following weeks of teasing the possibility of a reunion, Smashing Pumpkins have at last confirmed details of an in-depth tour set for the summer of 2018, with Billy Corgan getting fellow founding members James Iha...

Billy Corgan Slammed By Former Smashing Pumpkins Bassist

Billy Corgan has been branded "insufferable" in an extraordinary rant by D'Arcy Wretzky.The Smashing Pumpkins star is embroiled in a bitter row with the band's former bassist, after it emerged she would not be part...

Billy Corgan Working On 26 New Songs

Billy Corgan is working on 26 new songs as he rediscovers his love for guitar-based music.The Smashing Pumpkins rocker - whose 2017 solo album 'Ogilala' heavily feature piano, strings and a more acoustic sound -...

Billy Corgan Loses Lawsuit Against Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan has failed in his attempt to gain legal ownership of TNA Wrestling by a Nashville judge.Back in August, the 49 year old rock frontman was named as the president...

Billy Corgan Becomes President Of Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been named as the president of Impact Ventures, the parent company of TNA Wrestling. The singer and longtime wrestling fan first became part of the company last year, serving...

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Compares 'Social Justice Warriors' To Kkk

Billy Corgan, frontman for The Smashing Pumpkins has compared what he calls ‘social justice warriors’ to the Ku Klux Klan, in an interview with radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. During the interview Corgan...

Billy Corgan Quits Twitter

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman took to the microblogging site on Tuesday (06Oct15), and wrote, "After mulling this for a while, I'm deleting this account. So many thanks to those that have followed. Find...

Billy Corgan: 'Donald Trump Has Reinvigorated Politics'

At a question and answer event in Cincinnati, Ohio, Corgan talked about his appreciation for the way Trump has shaken up the election campaign. In the fan-shot video, the rocker says,...

Miguel Reached Out To Billy Corgan Over Song Similarities

The Adorn hitmaker reveals the tune for Leaves came to him easily and it was only after its completion that he noticed how similar it was to the Smashing Pumpkins single, which was released in...

Jimmy Chamberlin Rejoins The Smashing Pumpkins

The group's frontman Billy Corgan announced the reinstatement of the rocker for an upcoming tour with Marilyn Manson. He took to Twitter.com to tell fans, "In case you haven't heard the news,...

Rob Zombie Lands Career Achievement Honour

The Dragula hitmaker is to be feted with the Vanguard award during the ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio next month (Jul15) to mark his successful music career as well as his foray into film....

Billy Corgan Recruits One Direction Drummer For Summer Tour

Rage Against the MAChine drummer Wilk, who stepped in to replace Bill Ward as part of the Black Sabbath reunion in 2013, performed alongside The Killers bassist Stoermer on the Smashing Pumpkins' most...

Billy Corgan Launches Healthy Treats Gift Basket Initiative

The rocker has teamed up with bosses at food subscription service Farm to People to offer a gift basket full of vegan and paleo treats, including sprouted hazelnut butter, bourbon smoked sea salt...

Bret Michaels Salutes Louis Zamperini On Memorial Day

The Poison frontman took to his website to share a message of thanks to past and present military men and women, while he also uploaded a photo of himself on the old set...

Billy Corgan Says Music Industry Is Run By "Feckless Idiots"

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has delivered a scathing attack on the music industry, claiming it's run "by feckless idiots". During an interview with CNBC, Corgan said the tech world was "blowing music out of...

Billy Corgan Could Appear On Tna Tv

Billy Corgan could appear on wrestling TV show 'TNA IMPACT'.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has joined TNA Wrestling as a senior producer for talent development and creative and he is responsible for creating storylines for TNA's...

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Joining Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been appointed senior producer of creative and talent development at TNA Wrestling. Corgan said he was putting his "deep-rooted passion for pro wrestling" and three decades of experience in...

Billy Corgan Takes A Swipe At Dave Grohl And Pearl Jam

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan launched a tirade against his nineties contemporaries Pearl Jam and Foo Fighters, claiming that he “can out-write” both of them.Talking during a radio interview on ‘The Howard Stern Show’, Corgan...

Smashing Pumpkins Unveil 'Monuments To An Elegy' In December - Stream Single 'Being Beige' Now [Listen]

Just in time for Christmas, the Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing their eighth album 'Monuments To An Elegy'; the first of two albums within the space of the year, and the second instalment of their...

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