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Smashing Pumpkins' Manila Gig Halted By Torrential Rain

7th August 2012

Rockers Smashing Pumpkins have postponed their show in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday night (07Aug12) due to heavy rainfall and floods.The capital city has been struck by torrential downpour so the band and its management decided...

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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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Splendour In The Grass Festival Marred By Drug Finds

30th July 2012

An Australian festival featuring The Smashing Pumpkins, Jack White and Lana Del Rey was marred by a police crackdown which yielded hundreds of drug finds over the weekend (27-29Jul12).Officers searched 730 revellers and 30 vehicles...

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The Things They Tweet 2914

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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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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Billy Corgan: 'I'd Like X Factor Judging Role'

16th March 2012

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...

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The Things They Tweet 2368

29th February 2012

"Sad to hear of the passing of Davy Jones! Met him just last year, was very kind to me. Monkees should have been in R 'n R Hof (Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) years...

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Fascinating Fact 12957

29th February 2012

Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan has named his new cafe in Chicago, Illinois Madame Zuzu's Tea House.

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The Things They Tweet 2210

30th December 2011

"We are holding open auditions for those interested in joining @Resistance_Pro on January 12th in Chicago. Have a dream to be in the ring?" Smashing Pumpkins rocker Billy Corgan is looking for wannabe wrestlers to...

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Billy Corgan Opening Tea Shop

15th December 2011

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...

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Billy Corgan Wants To Write For Broadway

13th December 2011

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...

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Billy Corgan Suffering Food Poisoning On Tour

7th December 2011

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...

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Peacekeeper Jack Osbourne

18th November 2011

Jack and Ozzy Osbourne are the "peacekeepers" in the Osbourne family. The rocker's family rose to fame in the early part of the last decade starring in their own reality series, 'The Osbournes', and while...

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

28th October 2011

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...

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Billy Corgan Launches Wrestling Company

14th October 2011

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...

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Billy Corgan Swaps Music For Wrestling

14th October 2011

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...

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Smells Like Sex For Courtney Love

12th October 2011

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...

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Billy Corgan Dismisses Smashing Pumpkins Split Rumours

7th October 2011

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...

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Courtney Love Writing Autobiography

30th September 2011

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...

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Smashing Pumpkins Recording Full Album

28th September 2011

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...

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