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Billy Corgan Takes A Swipe At Dave Grohl And Pearl Jam


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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan launched a tirade against his nineties contemporaries Pearl Jam and Foo Fighters, claiming that he “can out-write” both of them.

Talking during a radio interview on ‘The Howard Stern Show’, Corgan dismissed grunge titans Pearl Jam as “derivative”, claiming that it’s a “mystery” to him how they have managed to keep up their status as a huge arena-filling band “because I just don’t get it”.

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Billy Corgan criticised his '90s contemporaries Pearl Jam and Foo Fighters in a radio interview

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Smashing Pumpkins Unveil 'Monuments To An Elegy' In December - Stream Single 'Being Beige' Now [Listen]


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Just in time for Christmas, the Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing their eighth album 'Monuments To An Elegy'; the first of two albums within the space of the year, and the second instalment of their 'Teargarden by Kaleidyscope' album trilogy project.

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Smashing Pumpkins on their way with eighth album

The album follows up their 2012 offering 'Oceania'; a definite success for the band which scored highly positive reviews all round; and is led by their newest single 'Being Beige'. The first of two albums so far for their new label BMG, 'Monuments To An Elegy' will be quickly followed up by 'Day for Night'. The idea was originally thought out as a double album, but frontman Billy Corgan later decided it would work better for the fans as single releases, which, according to him, 'in itself changed the process, writing and review'.

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Picture - Billy Corgan - The Smashing... Glasgow Scotland, Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Billy Corgan - The Smashing Pumpkins, fronted by Billy Corgan, playing a headline at the O2 Academy in Glasgow - Glasgow, Scotland - Tuesday 2nd July 2013

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Picture - Billy Corgan - The Smashing... West Palm Beach FL United States, Wednesday 1st May 2013

Billy Corgan - The Smashing Pumpkins performing at SunFest Music and Arts Festival 2013 - West Palm Beach, FL, United States - Wednesday 1st May 2013

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Picture - Billy Corgan of the Smashing... Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday 10th December 2011

Billy Corgan and Smashing Pumpkins - Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins Lisbon, Portugal - performs live at an acoustic showcase inside Le Chat Saturday 10th December 2011

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