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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...

Billy Corgan Could Appear On Tna Tv

Billy Corgan could appear on wrestling TV show 'TNA IMPACT'.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has joined TNA Wrestling as a senior producer for talent development and creative and he is responsible for creating storylines for TNA's...

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Joining Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been appointed senior producer of creative and talent development at TNA Wrestling. Corgan said he was putting his "deep-rooted passion for pro wrestling" and three decades of experience in...

Billy Corgan Named Senior Producer Of Wrestling Programme

The rocker and fight fan parted ways with Resistance Pro Wrestling, the company he co-founded in 2011, last year (14), but he promised fans he had another exciting initiative planned. As Senior...

Marilyn Manson: 'Billy Corgan Warned Me About Rose Mcgowan'

Marilyn Manson will always be grateful to pal Billy Corgan for attempting to warn him about dating actress Rose Mcgowan.The shock rocker tells Esquire magazine the Smashing Pumpkins leader sent him a polite letter at...

Billy Corgan: 'Miley Cyrus Must Call Me Personally If She Wants My Songs'

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has turned down a request to write songs for Miley Cyrus and urged the pop star to call him personally if she wants to work with him.The rocker has revealed...

Billy Corgan Takes A Swipe At Dave Grohl And Pearl Jam

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...

Billy Corgan And Courtney Love 'Connected Deeply'

Billy Corgan says he and Courtney Love ''connected very deeply'' when they dated.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman was in a relationship with the 'Celebrity Skin' singer before she married Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain in 1992 and...

Billy Corgan: 'Next Album Will Be The End'

Rocker Billy Corgan has hinted The Smashing Pumpkins' days may be numbered after revealing the group's next album will be its last.The band is slated to release Day For Night next year (15), but Corgan...

Billy Corgan Departs Wrestling Company

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has severed ties with the professional wrestling venture he co-founded in 2011 so he can concentrate on an ambitious new musical project.Corgan took to Twitter.com on Tuesday to announce he...

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

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...

Eric Dane Settles Lawsuit With Billy Corgan Over Tree Drama

Actor Eric Dane has settled a long-running legal battle with his rock star neighbour Billy Corgan just days before the case was due to go to court.The Grey's Anatomy star filed a lawsuit in 2012...

Billy Corgan Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Split

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has hinted he plans to break up the band for good after finishing work on their new music.The singer, who is the only original member left in the group, is...

Slash, Joan Jett And Billy Corgan Honoured At Apma Ceremony

Slash, Joan Jett and Billy Corgan were honoured with career achievement prizes at the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards (Apma) in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday night (21Jul14).The former Guns N' Roses star was presented with...

Billy Corgan Upset About Amazon Leak

Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan has attacked Amazon.com bosses and his label executives at Universal for leaking details of the band's Adore re-release.The rocker was hoping to share details for the deluxe reissue of the...

Billy Corgan Honoured For Creating Community Outreach Programme

Rocker Billy Corgan has been honoured with the Jesse White Award for helping to create a wrestling-focused outreach programme for children in Chicago, Illinois.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman signed on as creative director of independent pro-wrestling...

Billy Corgan Sues Over Royalty Payments

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is suing bosses of a music distribution company over his royalty payments.The star has taken legal action against executives at Rocket Science Inc, claiming they have failed to hand over...

Billy Corgan's Childhood Home Up For Sale

Fans of rocker Billy Corgan have been given the opportunity to purchase his childhood home after the Illinois property was put up for sale.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman alerted his Twitter.com followers to the availability of...

Billy Corgan To Release Album Of Experimental Recordings

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is set to release a limited edition album of experimental recordings.The record, titled Aegea, was made by Corgan in 2007, and he admits the music is a significant departure...

Billy Corgan Backs Studio Film Fundraiser

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan has thrown his support behind a campaign to raise money for a film about Butch Vig's recording studio.The Garbage star and celebrated rock producer set up Smart Studios in Madison,...

Billy Corgan Planning Eight-hour Siddhartha Tea House Gig

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan has announced plans to perform a marathon eight-hour free gig at his Chicago, Illinois tea shop.The music for the Madame ZuZu's Teahouse show will be inspired by Hermann Hesse's novel...

Courtney Love Makes Resolution To Be Friends With Exes

Courtney Love has made a New Year's resolution to make peace with her ex-lovers.The Hole rocker - the widow of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain - has vowed to start 2014 with a romantic clean slate...

Noel Gallagher Slams Arcade Fire

Noel Gallagher thinks Arcade Fire are ''arrogant'' for releasing a double album. The 'Everybody's On The Run' singer says he hasn't heard the band's new record 'Reflektor' and he doesn't have time to listen to...

Courtney Love's Match-maker Daughter

Courtney Love's daughter wants her to date Andre Balazs.The Hole rocker's 21-year-old daughter thinks she should get back with Andre - whom she dated in 2010 - even though he is currently with TV host...

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