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Corgan Storms Off Stage

American rocker BILLY CORGAN abandoned a solo concert in Melbourne, Australia last night (26JUL05) after fans repeatedly asked him to play songs by his former band SMASHING PUMPKINS. Despite placing an advert in the...

Corgan Must Make Amends With Iha

Rocker BILLY CORGAN will have some big personal issues to sort out with old pal JAMES IHA before reforming SMASHING PUMPKINS - because he still doesn't know why the guitarist hated him so much before...

Corgan Determined To Be Himself

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN is finally opening himself up to fans after years of trying to work out his own identity. Corgan, who took out a full-page advert in the Chicago Tribune...

Corgan: 'Joy Division Were Heavy Metal'

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN has bemused music fans by insisting new wave band JOY DIVISION were actually a heavy metal band. Joy Division, who evolved into electro act NEW ORDER after the...

Corgan: 'I Will Be The Boss'

Rocker BILLY CORGAN warns his former SMASHING PUMPKINS bandmates they will have to accept he will be boss if they reform. The DISARM star, who is hankering for a return to his Grammy Award-winning...

Corgan Moved On From Zwan

Rocker BILLY CORGAN failed to keep his last group ZWAN together because he couldn't move on from the success he shared with the SMASHING PUMPKINS. Corgan formed Smashing Pumpkins in 1988 and the band...

Drummer Signs Up For Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Rocker BILLY CORGAN's desire to reform the SMASHING PUMPKINS has come a step closer to reality - drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN is also keen to resurrect the band. Corgan took out a full-page advertisement in...

Corgan Plans To Reform The Smashing Pumpkins

Rocker BILLY CORGAN has announced his intention to reunite THE SMASHING PUMPKINS for the first time since they split in 2000. Corgan, who released his first solo album THEFUTUREEMBRACE in the US today (21JUN05),...

Alice In Chains Star Brought In To Help Courtney Love

Former ALICE IN CHAINS star JERRY CANTRELL has been called in to collaborate with COURTNEY LOVE on her upcoming solo album. The guitarist has joined ex-SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN in the studio with...

Corgan Rues Defeat By Cure Star

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN is still smarting after losing a closely fought table tennis battle with legendary singer ROBERT SMITH. The bald rocker mistakenly accepted a match against THE CURE star without...

Jackson Traumatised By Manson's Presence

LISA-MARIE PRESLEY was forced to placate JANET JACKSON at a high-profile party held for her former sister-in-law - because she was adamant guest MARILYN MANSON was the "devil". The controversial shock rocker terrified Janet...

Corgan Teams Up With Smith On New Record

Goth superstars BILLY CORGAN and ROBERT SMITH have teamed up to record a quirky cover of THE BEE GEES' tune TO LOVE SOMEBODY. Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star Corgan invited Smith to join him in...

Chamberlain Keeps Up With The Past

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN has been forced to embrace his past - because it's all fans and journalists want to talk about when they meet him. The TODAY rocker can't escape the...

Former Pumpkins Reunite

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS and ZWAN star JIMMY CHAMBERLIN (corr) has teamed up with former band leader BILLY CORGAN on his first solo album. The rocker wanted to record with Corgan again because it was...

Corgan Was A Literary Prodigy

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN was a child prodigy who could read before he was three. The rocker-turned-poet can't even remember being taught literacy but he was reading "big kids' books" while his...

Corgan Won't Vote

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN is refusing to vote in the upcoming US presidential elections, even though his admission is upsetting fans. The singer/songwriter admits he can't get passionate about any of the...

Pumpkin Billy Lands Sports Radio Job

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS and ZWAN star BILLY CORGAN has signed up to be his beloved baseball team CHICAGO CUBS' official Cub's Correspondent for radio station WXRT-FM. The baseball-mad singer will talk about games and...

Corgan + Cale Aid Escovedo

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN and VELVET UNDERGROUND founder JOHN CALE are among the stars performing on a new ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO tribute album. The proceeds of the covers CD, POR VIDA, will go...

Corgan Returns

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN wowed fans at a hometown show in Chicago, Illinois, last night (19APR04) when he unveiled a series of new songs. The rocker stepped up on stage at the...

Corgan Recording No Compromise Solo Album

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS and ZWAN frontman BILLY CORGAN is relishing recording his debut solo album - because there will be "no compromises". Although the TODAY singer is planning to enlist the talents of a...

Stars Join Escovedo Benefit Album

LOS LOBOS, JACKSON BROWNE and BILLY CORGAN are adding their names to the list of pop musicians contributing songs to an album to benefit ailing singer-songwriter ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO. Others already signed up for the...

Corgan's Chicago Cubs Plea

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN's rendition of baseball anthem TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLPARK failed to bring his team CHICAGO CUBS any luck on Wednesday night (15OCT03) in the NATIONAL LEAGUE CONFERENCE SERIES....

Zwan Split

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN has disbanded his critically acclaimed new group ZWAN after just two years. The singer/songwriter announced the group's demise earlier today (15SEP03), claiming he should never have called an...

Corgan Gets Poetic

After disbanding SMASHING PUMPKINS and struggling to keep his new band ZWAN together, rocker BILLY CORGAN is turning to poetry. The singer will give a multi-media performance of his writings to kick off the...

Corgan's Zwan In Trouble?

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN is trying to keep his new band ZWAN together after bassist PAZ LENCHANTIN announced he was quitting last week (ends08AUG03). Lenchantin made the announcement through a...

Billy Corgan: In It For The Music

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN insists his new band ZWAN will succeed because there are no "personalities" in the group this time. The acclaimed musician tired of his old bandmates and their side...

Billy Corgan's A Faking Failure

ZWAN frontman BILLY CORGAN is a disaster at pretending to be humble - unlike most of America's stars. The former SMASHING PUMPKINS singer admits his rock'n'roll antics have gone down better in Britain -...

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