Posts tagged "billy corgan"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 hi…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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."…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 21, 2014

Watch Peter Hook, Billy Corgan, and Jeff Schroeder Perform ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Today in things we wish we had been around to see, ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook invited Billy Corgan and Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 17, 2014

Billy Corgan Treats Fans to Two New Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Billy Corgan has taken a break from his semi-professional wrestling and tea drinking duties to unleash a pair of new Smashing Pumpkins songs during…
By: Brennan Carley / September 3, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins Complete New Album, Reveal Track List

Every time news from the Smashing Pumpkins camp comes across our desks, it feels like we're barely keeping up with everything frontman Billy Corgan i…
By: Elissa Stolman / July 24, 2014

Billy Corgan’s Blood Boils After Amazon Leaks ‘Adore’ Reissue Track List

Retail giant Amazon has been pissing a lot of people off recently. There's their ongoing battle with Hachette, in which they've refused to…
By: Dan Reilly / July 17, 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…
By: Chris Martins / May 22, 2014

Hear an Excerpt From Billy Corgan’s Experimental New Album ‘AEGEA’

When Billy Corgan isn't jamming with Tommy Lee, he's busy with weirder endeavors, like composing hours-long modular synth interpretations of Siddhartha and…
By: Colin Joyce / May 15, 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 o…
By: Marc Hogan / May 8, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins ‘Adore’ Reissue Will Span Six Discs

Given everything he's up to these days — the pro wrestling, the Rumi jams, the Siddhartha epic, his "spiritual memoir," an experimental double…
By: Dan Reilly / April 10, 2014

Billy Corgan Insists His New Vinyl Record is Somehow Weirder Than Usual

Billy Corgan has never liked things easy. As the leader of the Smashing Pumpkins, he's always been prone to grand, epic gestures. And a…
By: John Surico / April 9, 2014

New Smashing Pumpkins Song ‘Tiberius’ Includes ‘Epic Wizard Part’

A couple of weeks ago, Billy Corgan announced that Smashing Pumpkins were hard at work at not one, but two albums for 2015, tentatively…
By: Dan Reilly / April 4, 2014

Watch Billy Corgan’s Bleeping Rumi Reinterpretation

As we reported last week, Billy Corgan announced he was doing yet another ridiculous Billy Corgan thing, this time using synths to create four "sonic…
By: Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

Another Ridiculous Billy Corgan Thing

Sometimes we're forced to wonder: Does it take work to be as "Billy Corgan" as Billy Corgan is? Or does it come naturally to Billy…
By: Chris Martins / March 28, 2014
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