Posts tagged "the smashing pumpkins"

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 Corga…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 doe…
By: 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.
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 o…
By: Marc Hogan / May 8, 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

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

Smashing Pumpkins Releasing Two Albums in 2015

Billy Corgan has announced that his Smashing Pumpkins will release two new albums in 2015, titled Monuments to an Elegy and Day for Night. He's teased…
By: Chris Martins / March 25, 2014

Watch Billy Corgan Play His Eight-Hour ‘Siddhartha’ Synth Jam

Billy Corgan is, right now, performing an eight-plus hour ambient interpretation of Herman Hesse's existential 1922 novel Siddhartha. You can watch it here. So…
By: Chris Martins / February 28, 2014

Billy Corgan Plots Eight-Hour Live Synth Jam Based on ‘Siddhartha’

"He saw that the water continually flowed and flowed and yet it was always there; it was always the same and yet every moment it…
By: Marc Hogan / February 18, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins, ‘Siamese Dream’ (Virgin)

(This review originally appeared in the August 1993 issue of SPIN)It's difficult work, making a virtue out of vagueness, but for some reason it's work…
By: Glenn Kenny / July 26, 2013

See the Smashing Pumpkins Dismantle ‘The Aeroplane Flies High’ Live in 1997

Earlier this week, the Smashing Pumpkins reissued their already-massive 1996 box set The Aeroplane Flies High in four separate remastered editions: A six-CD…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 25, 2013

Smashing Pumpkins to Stream Unreleased 1997 Concert for ‘1979’-Era Reissue

To celebrate the reissue of their 1996 box set The Aeroplane Flies High, Smashing Pumpkins are giving fans a sneak peek at one…
By: Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Smashing Pumpkins’ Unreleased, Acoustic ‘1979’ Disrobes to Raw Urgency

The Smashing Pumpkins' sprawling reissue of 1996's already sprawling The Aeroplane Flies High box set arrives on July 23 via Virgin/UMe, and among it…
By: Marc Hogan / July 18, 2013
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