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Billy Corgan Takes A Swipe At Dave Grohl And Pearl Jam

By Ed Biggs | 11th December 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan And Courtney Love 'Connected Deeply'

11th December 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan: 'Next Album Will Be The End'

10th December 2014

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...

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9th December 2014

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan set up shop in Chicago, Illinois and New York on Monday (08Dec14) to offer fans the chance to purchase the band's new album, Monuments to an Elegy, on vinyl, a...

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Billy Corgan Departs Wrestling Company

18th November 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 22nd October 2014

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...

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Eric Dane Settles Lawsuit With Billy Corgan Over Tree Drama

21st October 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Split

2nd September 2014

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...

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Slash, Joan Jett And Billy Corgan Honoured At Apma Ceremony

22nd July 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan Upset About Amazon Leak

17th July 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan Honoured For Creating Community Outreach Programme

20th June 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan Sues Over Royalty Payments

29th May 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan's Childhood Home Up For Sale

29th April 2014

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...

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Billy Corgan To Release Album Of Experimental Recordings

9th April 2014

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...

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1st April 2014

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan is reportedly in talks to turn his wrestling world into a new U.S. Tv series. The singer/songwriter launched his independent pro-wrestling organisation Resistance Pro in 2011 and now it's set...

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Billy Corgan Backs Studio Film Fundraiser

25th February 2014

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,...

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Billy Corgan Planning Eight-hour Siddhartha Tea House Gig

19th February 2014

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...

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Courtney Love Makes Resolution To Be Friends With Exes

28th December 2013

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...

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Noel Gallagher Slams Arcade Fire

6th December 2013

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...

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Courtney Love's Match-maker Daughter

13th September 2013

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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Smashing Pumpkins Gig Still On As Billy Corgan Rushes To Venue

22nd July 2013

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...

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Stranded Billy Corgan Sparks Fears For London Show

22nd July 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3752679

9th July 2013

"‏I think I've got math right this year. Today is 25th (anniversary) of 1st (Smashing Pumpkins) show. My thanks to all for an amazing run." Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan thanked his army of fans...

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Billy Corgan Urges Restaurant Chain To Demand Stop To Dehorning

14th May 2013

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...

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Billy Corgan Turned Down Full College Scholarship To Pursue Music

1st May 2013

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...

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

11th April 2013

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...

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25th March 2013

"Excited to announce today's our 1st official day of writing for new Sp album. Wish us luck!" Rocker Billy Corgan heads back into the studio with his Smashing Pumpkins bandmates.

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Billy Corgan Rings In 46th Birthday Onstage

18th March 2013

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...

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The Things They Tweet: 3549584

12th March 2013

"Very happy to have had the pleasure of hearing David Bowie's latest. Beautiful, prescient, soulful music." Rocker Billy Corgan approves of David Bowie's new album The Next Day, which was released in the U.K. on...

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20th February 2013

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has fronted a bizarre new furniture ad in a bid to promote his new wrestling company. In the odd ad for Walter E. Smithe Furniture, the rocker calls on his...

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