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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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Billy Corgan's Suicidal Thoughts

17th October 2012

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...

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17th October 2012

"Had 3 meetings with networks yesterday to pitch @Resistance_Pro reality show. We are one step closer!" Rocker Billy Corgan is excited plans to launch his own wrestling reality TV series are taking shape. The Smashing...

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

17th October 2012

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...

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Eric Dane Sues Billy Corgan Over Smashing Tree

3rd October 2012

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...

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Eric Dane Files Lawsuit Against Rocker Billy Corgan Over Tree Drama

2nd October 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Pals With Paris

21st September 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Opens New Tea Shop With Acoustic Set

14th September 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Praying For Jerry Lawler After Collapse

11th September 2012

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...

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6th September 2012

Rocker Billy Corgan will celebrate the grand opening of his new Chicago, Illinois cafe, Madame Zuzu's Tea House, by performing acoustic sets and handing out free tea next week (13Sep12). The Smashing Pumpkins frontman announced...

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Billy Corgan Slams Soundgarden

16th August 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Criticises Soundgarden Reunion

15th August 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Vows To Return To Philippines After Rained Out Show

9th August 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan: Music Is Dumbed Down

8th August 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Backs Down In Ok Go Spat

1st August 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Has 'Bieber Fever'

31st July 2012

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...

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17th July 2012

"We buried our brother Dennis Flemion today. Know that your messages of support for the family and his music have given them great comfort." Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan said a final farewell to his...

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Billy Corgan Remembers Dennis Flemion At Wake

15th July 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Calls For Fans To Remember Dennis Flemion

13th July 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan 'Devastated' By Dennis Flemion Boating Tragedy

10th July 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Upset About Fans Slamming Jessica Origliasso

21st June 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan And Jessica Origliasso Split

21st June 2012

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...

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Smashing Pumpkins Frustrated By Fans

20th June 2012

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....

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Billy Corgan Writing Autobiography

18th June 2012

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...

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Billy Corgan Won't Play Full Album Live

16th June 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 25477

14th June 2012

"I have nothing to do with her, don't want anything to do with her. Done. D-O-n-e in capital letters... I stood by her one too many times and, like anybody else who's stood by her,...

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Billy Corgan Blasts Radiohead

13th June 2012

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...

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12th June 2012

"I'll p**s on f**king Radiohead, because of all this pomposity. This value system that says (guitarist) Jonny Greenwood is more valuable than (heavy rock legend) Ritchie Blackmore. Not in the world I grew up in......

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Billy Corgan Plans Reality Tv Wrestling Series

6th June 2012

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...

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