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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...

Corgan Blames Music Bosses For Del Rey's Snl Appearance

Outspoken rocker Billy Corgan blames TV bosses for Lana Del Rey's disastrous performance on Saturday Night Live in January (12), insisting she was rushed onto the high-profile show.Del Rey hit the headlines earlier this year...

Billy Corgan Wants Tea Shop To Become Cultural Attraction In Chicago

Rocker Billy Corgan is opening his own tea house in his native Chicago, Illinois because he's convinced there is a "lack of culture" in the city for locals his age.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, 44, announced...

Billy Corgan Opening Tea Shop

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is launching an unlikely new venture - he's opening a tea house in his native Illinois.The rocker spent his Thursday (15Dec11) taste-testing different brews for his Chicago cafe and he...

Billy Corgan Wants To Write For Broadway

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan hopes to write songs for Broadway musicals in the future, but he won't turn to the stage until he has improved his songwriting skills.The rocker admits he dreams of working...

Billy Corgan Suffering Food Poisoning On Tour

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan battled through a bout of food poisoning on Wednesday (07Dec11) to perform for fans in Spain.The rocker fell ill after a meal, but he refused to cancel the concert in...

Billy Corgan Missing Launch Of Wrestling Company

Wrestling fan Billy Corgan has been forced to miss the big launch of his own fight club on Friday (25Nov11) because he's busy on tour in Europe.The Smashing Pumpkins star joined with two Chicago, Illinois...

Courtney Love: Kurt Cobain's Notorious Groupie Or Underrated Talent?

Never one to be out of the limelight for very long, Courtney Love recently announced that she has signed a publishing deal with HarperCollins to write a 'no-holds barred' memoir, with Anthony Bozza. Bozza is...

Billy Corgan Launches Wrestling Company

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is expanding his empire - he's launched his own wrestling company in Chicago, Illinois.The rocker will act as creative director of Resistance Pro, and develop "storylines" for fighting events. He...

Billy Corgan Swaps Music For Wrestling

Billy Corgan has sent up a professional wrestling company.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman will act as creative director for Resistance Pro, creating storylines for their events and be the public face of the organisation in the...

Smells Like Sex For Courtney Love

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain watched Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' video together the first time they had sex.The Hole singer can vividly remember the first time she and her late husband - who committed...

Billy Corgan Dismisses Smashing Pumpkins Split Rumours

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has assured fans the band is not on the verge of a split, amid reports they plan to quit if their next album flops.The rockers are set to release their...

Courtney Love Writing Autobiography

Courtney Love is writing a tell-all autobiography.The Hole singer and widow of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain hopes to "set the record straight" in the book, which is expected to cover her life as an...

Smashing Pumpkins Recording Full Album

Smashing Pumpkins are recording their first album since 2007. The grunge band - whose only remaining original member is singer and guitarist Billy Corgan - have been releasing single tracks through the internet as part...

Corgan's Brother Mugged

Billy Corgan's younger brother has been left shaken after he was mugged on Thursday (09Jul11).Jesse Andersen, The Smashing Pumpkins rocker's half-brother, was riding the subway in Chicago, Illinois when a young woman and a group...

Billy Corgan To Release 'Spiritual Memoir'

Rocker Billy Corgan is putting pen to paper to write an autobiography detailing his private life and career.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has already written 300 pages of God Is Everywhere, From Here To There, which...

Courtney Love Settles 'Twitter' Lawsuit

Courtney Love has settled her 'twitter' lawsuit for $430,000.The Hole rocker was sued by fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir over comments she made about her via social networking sites twitter and MySpace, claiming the singer had...

Courtney Love Sued For Twitter Rants

Courtney Love is being sued over comments she made on twitter. The Hole rocker has become the first celebrity to have legal action launched against her over comments made on social networking sites - including...

Smashing Pumpkins Reignite Feud With Pavement

As the SMASHING PUMPKINS prepare to release their second EP instalment of 'Teagarden by Kaleidyscope' tomorrow (23rd November 2010), front-man BILLY CORGAN has reignited his band's 15-year feud with American indie rockers PAVEMENT, reports NME.Speaking...

Corgan Sparks New Feud With Pavement

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN has stirred up a new indie rock feud after lashing out at the members of reunited PAVEMENT for refusing to record new music.The two bands will be sharing the bill...

Billy Corgan's Grand Designs

Billy Corgan said he takes on huge musical projects because otherwise he'll get bored.The Smashing Pumpkins singer and songwriter is poised to release the second part of his 44 track 'Teargarden By Kaleidyscope' project and...

Corgan Debuts New Track At Book Launch

Rocker BILLY CORGAN debuted new material for lucky fans attending his book launch in Paris, France last week (begs27Sep10).The Smashing Pumpkins star was in the French capital to promote his new book Chants Magnetiques and...

Corgan: 'Love Has Dug Her Own Grave'

BILLY CORGAN has reignited his war of words with COURTNEY LOVE, insisting she's "an idiot" for continuing to criticise him.The Smashing Pumpkins rocker decided to "break all ties" with his former pal earlier this year...

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