the smashing pumpkins

Billy Corgan Loses Lawsuit Against TNA Wrestling

Over the past few weeks, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been locked in an extensive legal battle with the pro wrestling promotion TNA. Corgan,…
Jeremy Gordon / October 31, 2016

Watch Billy Corgan Cover the Velvet Underground Live

Billy Corgan and Smashing Pumpkins bandmate Jeff Schroeder visited the lead singer's Chicago teahouse, Madame ZuZu's, last night, where they did an acoustic set and…
Rachel Brodsky / May 14, 2016

Smashing Pumpkins Covered Hole’s “Malibu” Last Night

Update: We also have footage of Smashing Pumpkins covering David Bowie's "Space Oddity." Scroll down to see fan-shot Instagram video (via NME). Smashing Pumpkins began their U.S.
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2016

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Run2Me’ Video Draws on Tarot, Psychedelia

The Smashing Pumpkins' videos throughout their career have always been as idiosyncratic and grandiose as the songs they accompany, and their latest, a clip for…
Colin Joyce / October 22, 2015

Billy Corgan Is Opening a Pop-Up Tea Shop in Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’ Building

The Smashing Pumpkins new album Monuments to an Elegy has been streaming on iTunes for the last week or so, but Billy Corgan has announced…
Colin Joyce / December 7, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson Made Peace For Grimy ‘Ava Adore’ Performance

The Smashing Pumpkins first album with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee, Monuments to an Elegy, hit the internet last week, and to celebrate the band is…
Colin Joyce / December 6, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins Snare Rage Against the Machine and Killers Musicians For New Tour

With the release of their new album Monuments to an Elegy rapidly approaching, the Smashing Pumpkins have announced a series of intimate release shows with…
Brennan Carley / November 18, 2014

Listen to the Smashing Pumpkins’ Synth-Flecked ‘Tiberius’

Well, we'll be darned. The Smashing Pumpkins (i.e., Billy Corgan and none of the original band members) have released an epic-sounding new song, filled with…
Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Anderson Cooper Pokes Fun at Billy Corgan’s ‘PAWS Chicago’ Magazine Cover

Between his eight-hour drone pieces, tea criticism videos, and recording with Motley Crüe's Tommy Lee, it's become clear that Billy Corgan does pretty much whatever…
Colin Joyce / November 1, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins Drop ‘Drone Version’ of ‘Blissed and Gone’

On September 23, Billy Corgan will issue a box set version of his gothy classic Adore with tons and tons of scattered bonus tracks. We've…
Colin Joyce / September 2, 2014

Hear Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Adore’ Version of ‘Let Me Give the World to You’

As Billy Corgan continues to prepare two new Smashing Pumpkins albums with Tommy Lee, he's also simultaneously looking backwards for a forthcoming reissue of his…
Colin Joyce / August 11, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins Break With Drummer Mike Byrne

With the news that Tommy Lee had joined the Smashing Pumpkins for their two 2015 albums, it was pretty clear that the band's usual drummer…
Colin Joyce / June 15, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins May Re-Record for Expanded ‘Machina’ Reissue

As previously reported, the Smashing Pumpkins are prepping an extensive, six-disc reissue of their 1998 album Adore. Also as previously reported, here's Billy Corgan actually…
Chris Martins / May 23, 2014

Billy Corgan Cradles Cats on Cover of ‘PAWS Chicago’

This is really a thing: the tickled-pink mug of Billy Corgan cradling two adorable kittens on the cover of PAWS Chicago, the magazine put out…
Chris Martins / May 22, 2014

Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Plays Drums for Smashing Pumpkins Album

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness meets Dr. Feelgood? According to the Smashing Pumpkins' website, none other than Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee will play on one of…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2014
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