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Smashing Pumpkins Gig Still On As Billy Corgan Rushes To Venue

Fans of rockers The Smashing Pumpkins have been assured a London gig on Monday night (22Jul13) will go ahead as planned, despite concerns frontman Billy Corgan wouldn't make it to the venue on time due...

Stranded Billy Corgan Sparks Fears For London Show

The Smashing Pumpkins fans have been left fearing the band's London concert on Monday (22Jul13) will be cancelled after frontman Billy Corgan got trapped on a train from France.The singer/guitarist is travelling back to the...

Billy Corgan Urges Restaurant Chain To Demand Stop To Dehorning

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has fired off a letter to bosses at the California Pizza Kitchen restaurant chain urging them to protect baby cows on dairy farms.The rocker has joined the likes of Morrissey...

Billy Corgan Turned Down Full College Scholarship To Pursue Music

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan turned down a full college scholarship to the University of Michigan to chase his dream of becoming a musician.The Grammy winner was an excellent student in high school and...

Billy Corgan Rallies Fundraising Support For Sierra Swan's New Album

Rocker Billy Corgan has asked fans to donate to an online fundraising campaign to help cover the costs for a new album by the singer daughter of 1970s musician Billy Swan.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman is...

Billy Corgan Rings In 46th Birthday Onstage

Rocker Billy Corgan rang in his 46th birthday in style on Sunday (17Mar13) by performing with his band The Smashing Pumpkins at the South by Southwest festival.The group played for nearly two hours at Red...

Billy Corgan's Suicidal Thoughts

Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan ''almost killed'' himself ''three or four'' times. The musician has been overcome with dark thoughts on a number of occasions and even started planning his death, but his faith in...

Billy Corgan: 'I Almost Killed Myself Three Or Four Times'

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has opened up about his suicidal thoughts in a candid new Tv interview, revealing he almost killed himself on several occasions.The rocker sat down for a chat with U.S. Tv...

Eric Dane Sues Billy Corgan Over Smashing Tree

Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart are suing Billy Corgan.The couple are suing for undisclosed damages for nuisance, negligence and injunctive relief from the Smashing Pumpkins rocker, claiming the actress was almost killed by a falling...

Eric Dane Files Lawsuit Against Rocker Billy Corgan Over Tree Drama

Actor Eric Dane has filed a lawsuit against his rock star neighbour Billy Corgan over a fallen tree.The Grey's Anatomy star claims a tree on the Smashing Pumpkins frontman's property that was uprooted by storms...

Billy Corgan Pals With Paris

Billy Corgan has made friends with Paris Jackson. The Smashing Pumpkins singer was impressed with the 14-year-old's hand painted version of his cover from the band's 2007 album 'Zeitgeist', and offered her free tickets to...

Billy Corgan Opens New Tea Shop With Acoustic Set

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan opened the door to his Chicago, Illinois tea shop on Thursday (13Sep12) with an acoustic set for fans.Madame ZuZu's opened in Highland Park and the famous owner treated his first...

Billy Corgan Praying For Jerry Lawler After Collapse

Rocker Billy Corgan has sent his best wishes to wrestling icon Jerry 'THE KING' LAWLER after he collapsed ringside on Monday (10Sep12).The professional wrestler-turned-commentator was hospitalised after he passed out during a live broadcast of...

Billy Corgan Slams Soundgarden

Billy Corgan claims Soundgarden only reunited for money. The Smashing Pumpkins singer and guitarist believes the fellow grunge legends only got back together in 2010 for financial gain.He told PhilStar.com: ''There are those bands that...

Billy Corgan Criticises Soundgarden Reunion

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has criticised reunited rockers Soundgarden for staging a comeback, insisting the move must have been motivated by money.The Black Hole Sun hitmakers regrouped last year (11) for the first time...

Billy Corgan Vows To Return To Philippines After Rained Out Show

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan has vowed to return to the Philippines to make it up to fans who missed out on the band's show in Manila this week (begs06Aug12) due to a torrential downpour.The...

Billy Corgan: Music Is Dumbed Down

Billy Corgan claims the music industry ''operates on a dumbing down principle.''The Smashing Pumpkins singer and guitarist feels only a few bands, such as Radiohead, get to keep their integrity and ''intelligence'' on the records...

Billy Corgan Backs Down In Ok Go Spat

Billy Corgan has moved to end a feud with members of Ok Go after accusing the band of using "gimmicks" to sell records.In June (12), the Smashing Pumpkins star admitted he preferred the music industry...

Billy Corgan Has 'Bieber Fever'

Billy Corgan has ''Bieber Fever.''The Smashing Pumpkins singer admires teen pop star Justin Bieber, having been exposed to him through his young nieces. He told Australia's 'The Morning Show' TV programme: ''I'm not a pop...

Billy Corgan Remembers Dennis Flemion At Wake

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan remembered his rocker friend Dennis Flemion at a special service on Saturday (14Jul12).The Frogs star was with friends and family on Wind Lake in Racine, Wisconsin on 7 July...

Billy Corgan Calls For Fans To Remember Dennis Flemion

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has urged fans to remember rocker Dennis Flemion at a special service on Saturday (14Jul12).The Frogs star was with friends and family on Wind Lake in Racine, Wisconsin last...

Billy Corgan 'Devastated' By Dennis Flemion Boating Tragedy

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is "devastated" after rocker Dennis Flemion went missing during a boating trip on Saturday (07Jul12).The Frogs star is said to have been with friends and family on Wind Lake...

Billy Corgan Upset About Fans Slamming Jessica Origliasso

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has urged his fans to stop sending abusive online messages to his ex-girlfriend Jessica Origliasso following their split, insisting he still loves and admires the Australian pop star.The couple recently...

Billy Corgan And Jessica Origliasso Split

Billy Corgan and The Veronicas star Jessica Origliasso have split up. Australian pop singer Jessica said the Smashing Pumpkins singer has gone from ''boyfriend'' to just ''friend'' status after two years together.She added to Australia's...

Smashing Pumpkins Frustrated By Fans

Smashing Pumpkins get frustrated when fans just want to hear their old songs.Frontman Billy Corgan says despite all the work he puts into writing new material, fans often just want them to play the classics....

Billy Corgan Writing Autobiography

Billy Corgan is writing his autobiography.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has promised to give a truthful account of his life in the band - of which he is the only remaining original member - including addressing...

Billy Corgan Won't Play Full Album Live

Billy Corgan would never perform a whole Smashing Pumpkins album live.The frontman insists he won't accept offers to play the band's 'Siamese Dream' album in full and believes acts who do are like ''girls who...

Billy Corgan Blasts Radiohead

Billy Corgan has lashed out at Radiohead. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has blasted the Oxford band as ''pompous'' and says he is horrified that some people think Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is more valuable than Deep...

Billy Corgan Plans Reality Tv Wrestling Series

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is in talks to start up his own wrestling reality TV series.The rocking fight fan recently started a new wrestling company called Resistance Pro and he's keen to document...

Billy Corgan: 'I'd Like X Factor Judging Role'

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has urged Simon Cowell to consider him for the vacant judging post on America's TV talent show The X Factor.The rocker insists he'd jump at the chance to mentor wannabes...

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