Latest Zwan News



Corgan: 'I Will Be The Boss'

5th July 2005

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...

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Corgan Moved On From Zwan

4th July 2005

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...

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Corgan Plans To Reform The Smashing Pumpkins

21st June 2005

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),...

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Chamberlain: 'Zwan Were In The Wrong Place'

25th February 2005

Former ZWAN drummer JIMMY CHAMBERLAIN blames the band's fall from grace on their failure to capture a faithful following. Chamberlain - also a member of defunct outfit SMASHING PUMPKINS - admits Zwan's decision to...

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Corgan Recording No Compromise Solo Album

29th January 2004

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...

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Zwan Split

15th September 2003

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...

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Corgan Gets Poetic

12th September 2003

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...

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Corgan's Zwan In Trouble?

12th August 2003

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...

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Billy Corgan: In It For The Music

1st July 2003

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...

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Grohl Draws Santana Comparison

20th June 2003

FOO FIGHTERS singer DAVE GROHL's heavy metal side project is similar in style to Latin rocker SANTANA - according to the gravel-voiced frontman himself. Featuring Grohl, ZWAN guitarist MATT SWEENEY and Foo Fighters producer...

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Zwan Cancel Entire European Tour

13th June 2003

American rock outfit ZWAN have cancelled their European tour - citing 'family reasons'. The group - fronted by former SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN - were due to play at the GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, T...

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Billy Corgan's A Faking Failure

30th May 2003

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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