William Corgan

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover ZZ Top’s ‘Tush’ and ‘La Grange’

Smashing Pumpkins appear to be on a bit of a ZZ Top kick, as Billy "William" Corgan and his band covered two of the bearded-ones'
James Grebey / April 20, 2016

How Big Is Marilyn Manson’s Penis? Billy Corgan Knows

Remember that old rumor that Marilyn Manson had some of his ribs removed so he could give himself a blowjob? Well, thanks to Billy Corgan,…
Harley Brown / February 8, 2016

Billy Corgan Had a Son, Is a Dad Now

Billy Corgan, who is best known for his blog, www.peopleandtheircars.com, and to real fans, for his band, Smashing Pumpkins, is now a father. Alternative Nation reports…
James Grebey / December 22, 2015

Every Smashing Pumpkins Song, Ranked

Like fellow '90s Chicago great Michael Jordan, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has seen his legacy become somewhat tarnished in recent years by poor late-career…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2015

Billy Corgan Runs a Blog Called PeopleAndTheirCars.com Now

Update: In other weird Billy Corgan news, he also appeared on TNA Wrestling — for which he serves as Senior Producer — announcing a new…
James Grebey / October 7, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Got Their Stage Crashed Three Times Last Night

Update: It turns out security was even worse than originally reported; according to the Smashing Pumpkins themselves, they actually had three people stage crash during their New…
James Grebey / July 30, 2015

Billy Corgan to Haters at Disneyland: ‘What the F—k Do You Want From Me?’

Billy "William" Corgan was recently photographed looking a little glum while riding Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The picture, via Us Weekly, is a truly…
James Grebey / July 29, 2015

Miguel’s ‘Leaves’ Takes Its Riff from a Hit Song, But It’s Not Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘1979’

It was stunning to me this morning to read that Miguel felt one of the songs on his most recent album, WILDHEART, was indebted enough to…
Andrew Unterberger / July 15, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Have Had Yet Another Lineup Change

The Ship of Theseus paradox was first brought up by the ancient Greek philosopher Plutarch, about a ship that has over time had every single plank,…
James Grebey / June 12, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Are Going on Their First-Ever Acoustic Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they'll be embarking upon their first acoustic tour this summer. "The Smashing Pumpkins: In Plainsong – An Acoustic-Electro Evening" will,…
James Grebey / April 22, 2015

The Smashing Pumpkins Brought Members of the Killers and Rage Against the Machine to ‘Fallon’

Last night, William Corgan continued his band's Monuments to an Elegy campaign with a stop on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show, bringing with him new-ish touring members Mark…
Brennan Carley / April 3, 2015

Billy Corgan Says His Name Is ‘William,’ Not ‘Billy,’ Thank You Very Much

Sometimes William Patrick Corgan Jr. — better known as Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins — doesn't want to be called "Billy." During a concert in…
James Grebey / March 20, 2015