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Billy Corgan Says Smashing Pumpkins Were Offered Shrek Soundtrack Slot Before Smash Mouth, Smash Mouth Respond

Today on Instagram, Billy Corgan took some time to answer fan questions and when one fan asked if he'd ever seen the 2001 Dreamworks film…
Rob Arcand / August 16, 2018

Billy Corgan Makes Triumphant Return to Cover of Chicago Cat Rescue Magazine

Four years ago, Billy Corgan graced the cover of the no kill shelter PAWS Chicago's magazine with his two little baby panthers Sammi and Mr. Thom.
Maggie Serota / August 13, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Threw Out the First Pitch at Wrigley Field

The Smashing Pumpkins have arrived in their hometown of Chicago while on the Shiny And Oh So Bright reunion tour. On Sunday, the band made a…
Maggie Serota / August 13, 2018

Even Billy Corgan Is Having Fun on Smashing Pumpkins’ Reunion Tour

The first time I saw the Smashing Pumpkins live was in the fall of 1993 in a club that held maybe 1,000 people. The video…
Maggie Serota / August 2, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins 30th Anniversary Show to Feature Courtney Love, Peter Hook, Chino Moreno, Mark McGrath

Smashing Pumpkins have announced a massive bill of special guests for the band's 30th anniversary show at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 31, 2018

Billy Corgan Wants You to Know He Is Not Taylor Swift’s Father

Does Taylor Swift look like Billy Corgan? I don’t really think so, but a meme that made its way to Corgan suggests their faces are…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / July 27, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins “1979” House Show Shut Down By Cops

Smashing Pumpkins are gearing up for their Shiny and Oh So Bright reunion tour, which features the band's original lineup sans former bassist and noted Billy Corgan…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 2, 2018

Will Oldham Remembers the Time He Played With Billy Corgan in New Interview

GQ has a relatively rare interview with Will Oldham, the eccentric genius songwriter who most frequently records as Bonnie "Prince" Billy. Until recently, Oldham's catalog was not available…
Andy Cush / June 28, 2018

Video: Smashing Pumpkins – “Solara”

In the video for new Smashing Pumpkins song "Solara," Billy Corgan looks a hell of a lot like he's auditioning for a remake of a…
Maggie Serota / June 28, 2018

Billy Corgan Won’t Say Whether the Naked Shapeshifter He Claims He Saw Was His Lover

Billy Corgan discussed many serious topics when he appeared on The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday, but the highlight entailed the Smashing Pumpkins frontman revisiting…
Maggie Serota / June 13, 2018

The Full Courtney Love, Frances Bean Cobain Murder Conspiracy Lawsuit Is Even Crazier Than It Sounds

Last week, we learned Frances Bean Cobain's ex-husband Isaiah Silva filed a civil suit against Courtney Love, her business manager Sam Lutfi, 13 Reasons Why actor Ross Butler,…
Anna Gaca / June 5, 2018

Billy Corgan Talks to Lars Ulrich About Metallica and Elitism in the 90s Alt Rock Scene

Billy Corgan went on Lars Ulrich's Beats 1 radio show, It's Electric, to talk reuniting with Smashing Pumpkins' bandmates James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin and working with…
Israel Daramola / May 14, 2018

Now You Can Party With the Smashing Pumpkins Like It’s “1979”

Did you hear—everyone's favorite feuding fake news cat fanciers the Smashing Pumpkins are going on tour this summer, but not D'arcy Wretzky, so don't even get…
Anna Gaca / May 14, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Canadian Tour Dates, Tease New Music Video

Smashing Pumpkins are heading out on their anticipated and, thanks to plenty of D'arcy Wretzky drama, infamous reunion tour in July, and today they've extended…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 9, 2018

Billy Corgan Talks D’arcy Wretzky Reunion Feud in New Interview With Lars Ulrich

Billy Corgan is the latest guest on Lars Ulrich's Beats 1 show It's Electric. In an excerpt from an upcoming longer interview, Corgan discussed his virulent…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 3, 2018
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