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Billy Corgan: I Wanted To Die Over Success Of Nirvana And Pearl Jam

Billy Corgan became suicidal when Nirvana's 'Nevermind' and Pearl Jam's 'Ten' albums were released because they overshadowed the Smashing Pumpkins' LP 'Gish'.The 49-year-old rocker's band - also comprised of D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin -...

Billy Corgan: 'Nirvana And Pearl Jam's Success Left Me On The Brink Of Suicide'

The singer has been open about his personal struggles in the past, but he has only now explained just how close he came to ending his life before his career took off....

Billy Corgan Planning Musical Road Trip Across America

The Tonight, Tonight singer, 49, announced the new project, which will see him "wander the America for Thirty Days" with "no destination" in mind, on Facebook. Tentatiively titled Thirty Days, the road...

Billy Corgan Settles Lawsuit With Wrestling Bosses

The Smashing Pumpkins star was named president of Tennessee-based wrestling company Total Nonstop Action’s (TNA) parent firm IMPACT Ventures in August (16), but he fell out with executives, including chairwoman Dixie Carter, after...

Billy Corgan Threatens New Legal Action Against Wrestling Bosses

The Smashing Pumpkins star was appointed president of TNA's parent firm IMPACT Ventures in August (16), but he fell out with chairwoman Dixie Carter and other executives after loaning them $1.8 million (£1.44...

Billy Corgan Loses Legal Bid To Take Control Of Tna

Billy Corgan has lost his legal bid to take control of TNA Impact Wrestling.The Smashing Pumpkins singer - who was named president of the sports entertainment organisation in August - had filed a lawsuit in...

Billy Corgan Loses Lawsuit Against Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan has failed in his attempt to gain legal ownership of TNA Wrestling by a Nashville judge.Back in August, the 49 year old rock frontman was named as the president...

Billy Corgan Loses Bid To Take Charge Of Wrestling Company

The Smashing Pumpkins star's request to fight for a share in TNA has been rejected. Corgan sued TNA chairwoman Dixie Carter and other executives after loaning them money earlier this year (16)....

Rocker Billy Corgan Launches Legal Action Against Wrestling Company

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, who is a massive wrestling fan, became president of company recently, but it seems there's a new fight brewing behind the scenes. It's not clear what prompted the...

Billy Corgan Sues Tna Wrestling

Billy Corgan has obtained a restraining order against the owner of TNA Wrestling.The Smashing Pumpkins singer - who was named president of the sporting organisation in August - has been granted the temporary injunction against...

Billy Corgan Becomes President Of Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been named as the president of Impact Ventures, the parent company of TNA Wrestling. The singer and longtime wrestling fan first became part of the company last year, serving...

Billy Corgan Named President Of Wrestling Organisation

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman landed a role as senior producer for TNA Wrestling in April, 2015, but now he has been appointed the head of parent company IMPACT Ventures, and placed in charge...

Billy Corgan Appointed Tna President

Billy Corgan has been named president of TNA Wrestling.The Smashing Pumpkins singer will lead day-to-day operations for the professional wrestling organisation after IMPACT Ventures, the parent company of TNA, appointed him to the position because...

Smashing Pumpkins To Reunite?

Smashing Pumpkins could be set to reunite. Billy Corgan is reportedly working on a plan to get the original line-up back together for a tour and, in a video he has posted on his Facebook...

Billy Corgan Planning Classic Smashing Pumpkins Reunion - Report

Drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist James Iha have performed with the singer in recent months and bassist D'arcy Wretzky has shown interest in a full group get together, and now it's beginning to...

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Compares 'Social Justice Warriors' To Kkk

Billy Corgan, frontman for The Smashing Pumpkins has compared what he calls ‘social justice warriors’ to the Ku Klux Klan, in an interview with radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. During the interview Corgan...

Smashing Pumpkins Reunite With Guitarist James Iha

James turned 48 years old on Saturday (26Mar16) and celebrated by joining his old bandmates Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin at their concert at the Ace Hotel. "Yes, it's James...

Billy Corgan Heads Out On U.s. Road Trip For Planned Documentary

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman is back on the road, but this time he's turned filmmaker for his journey across the U.S., and is incorporating mini-concerts along the way. He announced his new...

Billy Corgan Is A First-time Father

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, 48, and 22-year-old artist Mendel, the daughter of fashion designers Gilles Mendel and Jenny Mui, became parents to a son named Augustus Juppiter Corgan on 16 November (15)....

Deerhunter Rocker Apologises To Billy Corgan For Onstage Rant

Cox launched into a foul-mouthed rant during a show in North Carolina on Friday (04Dec15), when he recalled having a nasty run-in with Corgan while supporting the Smashing Pumpkins on tour. He...

Billy Corgan Offers Up Heartfelt Tribute To Late Pal And Peer Scott Weiland

Corgan released a statement on Friday (04Dec15) after waking to the sad news of his peer's passing and feeling "compelled to put pen to paper and pay my respects to Scott". "I...

Billy Corgan Quits Twitter

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman took to the microblogging site on Tuesday (06Oct15), and wrote, "After mulling this for a while, I'm deleting this account. So many thanks to those that have followed. Find...

Billy Corgan: 'Donald Trump Has Reinvigorated Politics'

At a question and answer event in Cincinnati, Ohio, Corgan talked about his appreciation for the way Trump has shaken up the election campaign. In the fan-shot video, the rocker says,...

Miguel Reached Out To Billy Corgan Over Song Similarities

The Adorn hitmaker reveals the tune for Leaves came to him easily and it was only after its completion that he noticed how similar it was to the Smashing Pumpkins single, which was released in...

Jimmy Chamberlin Rejoins The Smashing Pumpkins

The group's frontman Billy Corgan announced the reinstatement of the rocker for an upcoming tour with Marilyn Manson. He took to Twitter.com to tell fans, "In case you haven't heard the news,...

Rob Zombie Lands Career Achievement Honour

The Dragula hitmaker is to be feted with the Vanguard award during the ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio next month (Jul15) to mark his successful music career as well as his foray into film....

Billy Corgan Recruits One Direction Drummer For Summer Tour

Rage Against the MAChine drummer Wilk, who stepped in to replace Bill Ward as part of the Black Sabbath reunion in 2013, performed alongside The Killers bassist Stoermer on the Smashing Pumpkins' most...

Billy Corgan Launches Healthy Treats Gift Basket Initiative

The rocker has teamed up with bosses at food subscription service Farm to People to offer a gift basket full of vegan and paleo treats, including sprouted hazelnut butter, bourbon smoked sea salt...

Bret Michaels Salutes Louis Zamperini On Memorial Day

The Poison frontman took to his website to share a message of thanks to past and present military men and women, while he also uploaded a photo of himself on the old set...

Billy Corgan Says Music Industry Is Run By "Feckless Idiots"

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has delivered a scathing attack on the music industry, claiming it's run "by feckless idiots". During an interview with CNBC, Corgan said the tech world was "blowing music out of...

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