Posts tagged "billy corgan"

Billy Corgan Runs a Blog Called Now

Update: In other weird Billy Corgan news, he also appeared on TNA Wrestling — for which he serves as Senior Producer — announcing a new…
James Grebey / October 7, 2015

Billy Corgan Thinks Donald Trump’s ‘Chaos Theory’ Presidential Campaign Is ‘Cool’

Last month, Billy Corgan made his feelings about Donald Trump’s Republican Presidential Debate performance known in an August 8 VIP Q&A in Cincinnati. Now, thank…
Rachel Brodsky / September 4, 2015

Here’s Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson Singing ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ as Nuns and a Preacher

On the Nashville date of their joint tour, which took place last Sunday, Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson got a bit biblical, with the latter…
Rachel Brodsky / August 12, 2015

Billy Corgan on Alt-Rock: ‘You Do Not Hear People Playing Guitar the Way Kurt Cobain Played Guitar’

Billy Corgan’s press appearances and VIP Q&As around this year’s Smashing Pumpkins tours have been, as expected, a veritable goldmine of potent quotables. After praising…
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Got Their Stage Crashed Three Times Last Night

Update: It turns out security was even worse than originally reported; according to the Smashing Pumpkins themselves, they actually had three people stage crash during their New…
James Grebey / July 30, 2015

Billy Corgan to Haters at Disneyland: ‘What the F—k Do You Want From Me?’

Billy “William” Corgan was recently photographed looking a little glum while riding Disneyland’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The picture, via Us Weekly, is a truly…
James Grebey / July 29, 2015

Hear Billy Corgan’s Response to Kurt Cobain Murder-Truther Theories

Fresh from enjoying the hell out of a trip to Disneyland, Billy Corgan’s offered up his thoughts — or lack thereof — on the conspiracy…
Brennan Carley / July 27, 2015

Billy Corgan: Radiohead Was ‘the Last Band’ to Do ‘Anything New With the Guitar’

In a new interview with EW, which caught up with the Smashing Pumpkins frontman mid-tour with Marilyn Manson, Billy Corgan offered his thoughts on alt-rock music today.
Rachel Brodsky / July 24, 2015

Billy Corgan Has Depressing Theories About the Future of Music Streaming

Aside from reuniting with old friends and trekking cross-country on his current acoustic tour, Billy Corgan has also spent a fair amount of time recently…
Colin Joyce / June 24, 2015

Billy Corgan Performed a Tender Piano Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Something’

Billy Corgan is presently on an acoustic tour with the current iteration of Smashing Pumpkins, before he heads out on a trek with Marilyn Manson.
Colin Joyce / June 23, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Have Had Yet Another Lineup Change

The Ship of Theseus paradox was first brought up by the ancient Greek philosopher Plutarch, about a ship that has over time had every single plank,…
James Grebey / June 12, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Are Going on Their First-Ever Acoustic Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they’ll be embarking upon their first acoustic tour this summer. “The Smashing Pumpkins: In Plainsong – An Acoustic-Electro Evening” will,…
James Grebey / April 22, 2015

Billy Corgan: ‘The Future of the Smashing Pumpkins is Kinda Murky’

Billy Corgan — excuse me, William Corgan — is unsure about what’s going to happen to the Smashing Pumpkins. In an interview with Peru’s Radio…
James Grebey / March 25, 2015

Billy Corgan Says His Name Is ‘William,’ Not ‘Billy,’ Thank You Very Much

Sometimes William Patrick Corgan Jr. — better known as Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins — doesn’t want to be called “Billy.” During a concert i…
James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Billy Corgan Says He Could Beat Kanye West in a Fight

Nothing is ever over until Billy Corgan has a say in it. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman recently appeared on an Australian morning show, where he chimed…
Brennan Carley / February 26, 2015

Marilyn Manson Claims Courtney Love Got Mad That He Wouldn’t Sleep With Her

In a new interview with GQ, Marilyn Manson discusses his relationship with Courtney Love, as well as Billy Corgan’s advice to him regarding his one-time girlfriend, actre…
Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

Billy Corgan Sort of Praises, Definitely Swipes at Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam on ‘Howard Stern’

Billy Corgan dropped by the Howard Stern Show this morning to promote the Smashing Pumpkins' latest album (the just-released Monuments To An Elegy) and to, well, throw some shade…
Rachel Brodsky / December 9, 2014

Billy Corgan Talks About Competing With Kurt Cobain in New Interview

Billy Corgan may not have been great friends with Kurt Cobain, but according to a new interview with the Independent, he respected the Nirvana frontman’s undeniable talent. “Now, he…
James Grebey / December 5, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins Are Streaming Their New Album, ‘Monuments to an Elegy’

In the lead-up to the Smashing Pumpkins’ new album, Mouments to an Elegy, Billy Corgan has offered up several tracks that sound like they could nestle…
Brennan Carley / December 2, 2014

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Fill ‘Drum + Fife’ With Flutes

“I will bang this drum till my dying day,” cries a defiant Billy Corgan on the Smashing Pumpkins’ new single, “Drums + Fife.” Packed with…
Rachel Brodsky / November 21, 2014
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