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Billy Corgan Talks “Free-market Libertarian” Politics, D’arcy, and Cat Magazines in New Interview

The reunited Smashing Pumpkins are the subject of a New York Times interview today—or rather, Billy Corgan is, since the famously difficult frontman reportedly "did 90 percent…
Anna Gaca / March 22, 2018

Billy Corgan Closes His Tea Shop Despite “Robust and Steady Business”

Smashing Pumpkins frontman and tea connoisseur Billy Corgan has announced that he's closing Madame ZuZu's Tea Shop and Art Studio on March 18. Corgan wrote on…
Maggie Serota / March 8, 2018

Billy Corgan Wants Fans to Help Pick Smashing Pumpkins’ Reunion Tour Set

Just as tickets are going on sale for the Smashing Pumpkins reunion tour, Billy Corgan is trying to sweep all that ugly D'arcy Wretzky mudslinging…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 23, 2018

Billy Corgan Reveals Titles of Eight New Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Billy Corgan spent President's Day hyping new music from the mostly reunited classic Smashing Pumpkins lineup. Corgan teased the new music in an…
Maggie Serota / February 20, 2018

Billy Corgan Predicted in 2005 That Any Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Was Going to Be a Mess

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan's feud with former bassist D'Arcy Wretzky is undoubtedly a huge bummer for longtime fans of the band. But of course,…
Maggie Serota / February 14, 2018

D’arcy Wretzky Calls Billy Corgan’s Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Claims a “Complete Lie” in New Interview

D'arcy Wretzky, former bass player of Smashing Pumpkins, gave a rare, sprawling interview to Alternative Nation to further explain the controversy surrounding her role--or rather, non-role--in the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 14, 2018

A Timeline of Billy Corgan and D’arcy Wretzky’s Feud Over the Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Billy Corgan has feuded with everyone from Deerhunter's Bradford Cox to Pavement to Anderson Cooper. To Smashing Pumpkins fans, however, his most notable public spat is an ongoing one…
Arielle Gordon / February 13, 2018

D’arcy Wretzky’s Alleged Texts With Billy Corgan Show Increasingly Frayed Negotiations For Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

The latest development in the  Smashing Pumpkins reunion saga entails former bassist D'arcy Wretzky releasing screenshots of text messages she says are from Billy Corgan…
Maggie Serota / February 13, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins Respond to D’Arcy Wretzky’s Claims That She Was Uninvited From Reunion

The Smashing Pumpkins have issued a statement in response to recent reports that original Pumpkins bassist D’arcy Wretzky was made an offer to rejoin the band that was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 13, 2018

Smashing Pumpkins’ Website Updated with New Countdown Clock

It's been a few years since we've heard anything from the Smashing Pumpkins as a group, but it looks like the act might be gearing…
Rob Arcand / February 10, 2018

Howard Stern to Broadcast David Bowie Tribute Featuring Billy Corgan, Garbage, Car Seat Headrest, and More

Howard Stern's Howard 101 SiriusXM station has been collecting exclusive tracks for a massive David Bowie tribute special over the past year. The radio special will…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 6, 2018

Billy Corgan Refuses to Say D’arcy Wretzky’s Name in Latest Smashing Pumpkins Update

In a Monday Instagram post, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan addressed rumors that the band has selected a new bassist for the highly anticipated Smashing Pumpkins reunion album.
Arielle Gordon / February 6, 2018

Billy Corgan Hints Smashing Pumpkins Are Recording With Rick Rubin

In a lengthy soliloquy of an Instagram caption, Billy Corgan has apparently revealed that Rick Rubin is producing the new Smashing Pumpkins reunion album Corgan has teased for several years.
Maggie Serota / January 29, 2018

Billy Corgan Teases Smashing Pumpkins Reunion on Instagram

Nickelback apologist Billy Corgan has posted a photo on Instagram of himself hanging in a Los Angeles recording studio with two founding Smashing Pumpkins members, guitarist James…
Tosten Burks / January 16, 2018

Watch Billy Corgan Perform “Processional” and a Cover of “Christmas Dreaming”

Billy Corgan visited Chicago's WGN-9 this morning to perform "Processional" from this year's Ogilala and a spirited cover of Frank Sinatra's "Christmas Dreaming" alongside Chicago television personality Jenniffer…
Monique Melendez / December 22, 2017
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