D’arcy Wretzky

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

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

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 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

The Billy Show: Our September 2007 Story on a Possible Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

If anyone felt the inevitability of the Smashing Pumpkins' resuscitation, it was Victoria Cecilia of Los Angeles electro-rockers Gliss. In 2005, Gliss opened for Billy…
David Browne / 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

Report: D’arcy Wretzky Has Apparently Confirmed a Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour (Without Her)

Over the weekend, original Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky reportedly told the rock website BlastEcho that she was not invited to take part in an upcoming reunion…
Monique Melendez / January 22, 2018

Ex-Smashing Pumpkins Bassist D’arcy Arrested

Former Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'arcy Wretzky is behind bars in Michigan for failing to appear at court dates on charges of letting her horses run…
William Goodman / February 10, 2011