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Smashing Pumpkins Sue Record Label

25th March 2008

SMASHING PUMPKINS are suing their record label for illegally using their name and music in promotional deals. The band claim Virgin Records' use of their name and image in a Pepsi Stuff promotion has damaged...

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Corgan Recalls Troubled Childhood For Student Suicide Campaign

19th March 2008

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN was left so traumatised by the childhood abuse he suffered at the hands of his father, he once contemplated suicide. The 41-year-old endured long periods of feeling helpless and alienated...

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Linkin Park Hold Third Charity Auction

13th December 2007

LINKIN PARK have announced that they will hold a charity auction to provide aid for the survivors of the recent cyclone in Bangladesh.A number of artists will donate items to the eBay online auction which...

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Fascinating Fact 4098

15th October 2007

The 2007 Bang! Music Festival at Miami, Florida's Bayfront Park Amphitheatre has been postponed, according to the festival's website. The two-day November (07) even was to have featured KANYE WEST and SMASHING PUMPKINS....

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Corgan Setting Up Moog Museum

4th October 2007

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN is helping set up a museum dedicated to late electronic synthesiser pioneer BOB MOOG. The Today rocker has joined forces with the Bob Moog Foundation to restore and preserve Moog's...

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Smashing Pumpkins Offer Condolences To Dead Fan's Family

30th September 2007

LATEST: The SMASHING PUMPKINS have passed on their condolences to the family of a fan who died at their gig in British Columbia, Canada, earlier this week (24Sep07). Kenny Leung died on Monday while crowd...

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Smashing Pumpkins Fan Dies While Crowd Surfing

26th September 2007

The SMASHING PUMPKINS comeback tour was hit by tragedy in Richmond, British Columbia on Monday (24Sep07) when a fan died while crowd surfing. The unnamed 20-year-old was pronounced dead at the venue. Mystery surrounds the...

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Corgan: 'American Women Are Sluts'

27th August 2007

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN has launched a scathing attack on American women - branding them "sluts". The Tonight, Tonight rocker spoke out against a legion of U.S. females at English music festival Reading on...

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Chili Peppers Triumph At Reading

26th August 2007

Red Hot Chili Peppers triumphed in their headline set at Reading festival, despite reports of slight sound problems.After playing a set mainly formed of greatest hits, the Californian band seemed to be experiencing sound problems,...

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Razorlight Conclude Day One Of Reading

25th August 2007

Razorlight have concluded the first day of action at this year's Reading festival, with sunny weather this weekend offering a reprieve from the mud.At the festival's sister site in Leeds, Smashing Pumpkins headlined the main...

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Smashing Pumpkins Wow U.k Festival

25th August 2007

Reformed rockers THE SMASHING PUMPKINS wowed the crowds at England's Leeds Festival this weekend (25Aug07) before inviting fans to join them in the U.S for a cup of tea. The band took centre stage for...

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The Things They Say 5445

25th August 2007

"It's all a little corporate." NINE INCH NAILS star TRENT REZNOR pokes fun at fellow Reading Festival headliners the SMASHING PUMPKINS' reunion....

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Carling Weekend Gets Underway

24th August 2007

The Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals is now underway with weather forecasts predicting a warm and sunny weekend.Bands performing at the Reading site today include Razorlight, Kings of Leon, Interpol, Maximo Park and Albert...

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Reading Festival Overcomes Weather

21st August 2007

Some camping areas at this year's Reading festival have been closed after the event organisers described the land as "unusable".However, extra camping in the car park areas has been made available to compensate for sites...

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Paris 'Planning Second Album'

19th July 2007

Paris Hilton has revealed that she has started working on a second album following her recent release from prison.The wealthy heiress, who served a 23-day jail sentence for violating probation on a driving ban, told...

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T.i. Still On Top

18th July 2007

Rapper T.I. has fought off challenges from INTERPOL and the reformed SMASHING PUMPKINS to lead the U.S. album chart for a second week. The hip-hop hitmaker's T.I. vs. T.I.P. album sold 175,000 copies in its...

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Fascinating Fact 3579

17th July 2007

The reformed SMASHING PUMPKINS are on the hunt for the young girls that adorned the cover of their SIAMESE DREAM album. Rocker Billy Corgan and his bandmates are asking fans who know of the whereabouts...

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The Enemy Score Number One Album

16th July 2007

The Enemy have stormed to the top of the UK album charts with their debut effort We'll Live and Die In These Towns.The Coventry band saw off tough competition from New York band Interpol, who...

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Paris Poses For Pumpkins Picture

14th July 2007

The U.K. cover of SMASHING PUMPKINS' comeback single TARANTULA features a photograph of PARIS HILTON, taken by the band's leader BILLY CORGAN. The rocker reveals he initially planned to invite Hilton and former party pals...

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Fascinating Fact 3447

22nd June 2007

Reformed rockers THE SMASHING PUMPKINS and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE are headlining the Voodoo Music Experience festival in New Orleans, Louisiana in October (07)....

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Smashing Pumpkins 'Split' Bonus Tracks Anger Fans

22nd June 2007

Reformed rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have angered their U.S. fans after announcing they are releasing four different versions of their comeback album next month (Jul07). The Billy Corgan-fronted band unveil their first disc in seven years,...

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Smashing Pumpkins Return To Tv

19th June 2007

The SMASHING PUMPKINS will make their first televised performances in seven years when they perform a two-night stint on America's The Late Show with David Letterman next month (Jul07). The reformed group's shows, on 9...

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Venice Rock Festival Scrapped After Storms

17th June 2007

Rock acts PEARL JAM, AEROSMITH, IRON MAIDEN and the SMASHING PUMPKINS have seen their festival slots in Italy scrapped this weekend (16-17Jun07) after storms ravaged the site. As many as 20 people were injured in...

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Acts Added To Carling Weekend

12th June 2007

A number of new acts have been added to the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals including Brakes and Devendra Banhart.Brakes will play the Radio 1/NME Stage on August 25th in Reading and the following...

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The Smashing Pumpkins Mock Hasselhoff At Secret Berlin Gig

6th June 2007

American rockers THE SMASHING PUMPKINS shocked fans last night (05Jun07) by performing a secret gig in Germany, and using it to mock the country's love of DAVID HASSELHOFF. The recently reformed band - showing off...

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Pumpkins Fans Crash Ticket Sales Website

23rd May 2007

SMASHING PUMPKINS fans crashed an Internet ticket site on Sunday (20May07) as demand for tickets for the group's upcoming reunion shows reached fever pitch. Minutes after tickets to the Pumpkins' nine-show residency at the Orange...

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Carling Stage Line-ups Announced

22nd May 2007

The full line-ups for the Carling stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced, with some surprising additions.Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will be headlining the stage, bringing his solo offering Yours to...

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The Police To Play Virgin

18th May 2007

The summer's (07) two-day Virgin Festival in Baltimore, Maryland is all about big reunions - THE POLICE will join the SMASHING PUMPKINS as headliners. The Police have just announced they'll close the first night of...

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Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

11th May 2007

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

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Smashing Pumpkins Unveil New Members?

10th May 2007

Rockers SMASHING PUMPKINS have unveiled the two new members of their band, according to U.S. reports. The Chicago Tribune names the group's new bassist as Ginger Reyes, formerly of the Halo Friendlies, while Jeff Schroeder,...

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