billy corgan

William Patrick Corgan Covers Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball”

If you clicked on this link with any level of trepidation, please rest assured: William Patrick Corgan's live acoustic cover of Miley Cyrus's Bangerz hit "Wrecking Ball" is…
Anna Gaca / October 23, 2017

Watch William Patrick Corgan Talk New Solo Album, Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan — sorry, William Patrick Corgan — just released his new Rick Rubin-produced solo album Ogilala. And today, he stopped by CBS This Morning to discuss…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / October 22, 2017

William Patrick Corgan Says He Saw a Human Shapeshifter But “It’s Hard to Explain”

William Patrick Corgan, f.k.a. Billy, is currently making the rounds in support of his new solo album Ogilala. Things took a turn for the weird on yesterday's Howard Stern…
Anna Gaca / October 17, 2017

Watch Billy Corgan Perform “Aeronaut” on Jimmy Fallon

William Patrick Corgan, who was known as Billy Corgan in simpler times, performed "Aeronaut," the lead single from his album Ogilala, on The Tonight Show…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 13, 2017

William Patrick Corgan Is Living the Dream

Do not refer to William Patrick Corgan as "Billy," and definitely do not call him an underdog, despite decades of evidence to the contrary. "Is that a serious question?"
Ian Cohen / October 12, 2017

Stream William Patrick Corgan’s (Billy Corgan’s) New Album Ogilala

William Patrick Corgan (Billy Corgan) of The Splendid Pumpkins (The Smashing Pumpkins) has released two singles and some elaborate visuals from his new, muted, Rick-Rubin-produced…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 5, 2017

Watch Billy Corgan Debut Bowie Tribute and James Iha Collaboration in Concert

Last night, Billy Corgan was in Berlin, spiritual homeland of David Bowie in his late-'70s art rock period. As our friends at Stereogum point out,…
Andy Cush / October 3, 2017

Video: William Patrick Corgan (Billy Corgan) – “The Spaniards”

William Patrick Corgan (that's Billy Corgan, you nincompoops) has released a new song from his upcoming, Rick-Rubin-produced solo album Ogilala. The video for the acoustic-guitar-driven…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 29, 2017

Billy Corgan’s New Solo Album Features a David Bowie Tribute and a Collaboration With James Iha

William Patrick Corgan, nee Billy Corgan, will release a new solo album, Ogilala, next month. He's already let loose the single "Aeronaut," and detailed how working with Rick…
Dale Eisinger / September 22, 2017

Billy Corgan Releases Trailer for His New Movie Pillbox

Billy Corgan will release his Rick Rubin-produced solo album Ogilala, under his government name William Patrick Corgan, on October 13. The album will also score a short…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2017

Watch Billy Corgan Play Smashing Pumpkins’ “Sweet Sweet” for the First Time in 23 Years

Billy Corgan — or, if you prefer, William Patrick Corgan — is getting ready to release a new solo album called Ogilala. And in the…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 20, 2017

Billy Corgan Announces Solo Album Ogilala, Releases Single “Aeronaut”

Billy Corgan in the cut, that's a scary sight. The Smashing Pumpkins mastermind has just announced a solo album to be released under his full…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 22, 2017

Billy Corgan Is Selling a Ton of Smashing Pumpkins Guitars and Gear

Billy Corgan is parting with a truckload of guitars and gear he used to record and tour behind classic Smashing Pumpkins albums. Music gear marketplace Reverb will offer the equipment—guitars,…
Anna Gaca / July 13, 2017

Billy Corgan Says Nirvana and Pearl Jam’s Success Almost Drove Him to Suicide

Unendingly eccentric Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan's latest interview took place on a self-improvement podcast, Why Not Now?, hosted by Digital Royalty CEO and social media…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 1, 2017
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