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Miguel Reached Out To Billy Corgan Over Song Similarities

The Adorn hitmaker reveals the tune for Leaves came to him easily and it was only after its completion that he noticed how similar it was to the Smashing Pumpkins single, which was released in...

Jimmy Chamberlin Rejoins The Smashing Pumpkins

The group's frontman Billy Corgan announced the reinstatement of the rocker for an upcoming tour with Marilyn Manson. He took to Twitter.com to tell fans, "In case you haven't heard the news,...

Billy Corgan Recruits One Direction Drummer For Summer Tour

Rage Against the MAChine drummer Wilk, who stepped in to replace Bill Ward as part of the Black Sabbath reunion in 2013, performed alongside The Killers bassist Stoermer on the Smashing Pumpkins' most...

Billy Corgan Launches Healthy Treats Gift Basket Initiative

The rocker has teamed up with bosses at food subscription service Farm to People to offer a gift basket full of vegan and paleo treats, including sprouted hazelnut butter, bourbon smoked sea salt...

Billy Corgan Could Appear On Tna Tv

Billy Corgan could appear on wrestling TV show 'TNA IMPACT'.The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has joined TNA Wrestling as a senior producer for talent development and creative and he is responsible for creating storylines for TNA's...

Billy Corgan Named Senior Producer Of Wrestling Programme

The rocker and fight fan parted ways with Resistance Pro Wrestling, the company he co-founded in 2011, last year (14), but he promised fans he had another exciting initiative planned. As Senior...

The Smashing Pumpkins And Marilyn Manson Team Up For 'The End Of Times' Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson are set to unite on a co-headline tour of North America this Summer. Dubbed 'The End Of Times Tour', the series will span all major cities including Las Vegas,...

Billy Corgan: 'Miley Cyrus Must Call Me Personally If She Wants My Songs'

Smashing Pumpkins star Billy Corgan has turned down a request to write songs for Miley Cyrus and urged the pop star to call him personally if she wants to work with him.The rocker has revealed...

Billy Corgan Takes A Swipe At Dave Grohl And Pearl Jam

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...

Billy Corgan And Courtney Love 'Connected Deeply'

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...

Billy Corgan: 'Next Album Will Be The End'

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...

Billy Corgan Departs Wrestling Company

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...

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

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...

Billy Corgan Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Split

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...

Billy Corgan Upset About Amazon Leak

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...

Drummer Leaves Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins drummer Mike Byrne has quit the group.Frontman Billy Corgan has confirmed the news in a new interview, weeks after it was revealed Motley Crue star Tommy Lee has been working with the band...

Billy Corgan Sues Over Royalty Payments

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...

Smashing Pumpkins Recruit Tommy Lee For New Album

Rockers Smashing Pumpkins have enlisted Motley Crue legend Tommy Lee for the band's upcoming ninth album.Frontman Billy Corgan posted a snap of him in a recording studio with Lee on Wednesday (07May14) and revealed the...

The Smashing Pumpkins To Re-release Adore Album As Box Set

Rockers The Smashing Pumpkins are set to revisit their 1998 album Adore and re-release it as a box set featuring new material this summer (14).The six-disc set will include unreleased songs and a live Dvd...

Billy Corgan To Release Album Of Experimental Recordings

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...

Billy Corgan Backs Studio Film Fundraiser

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,...

Billy Corgan Planning Eight-hour Siddhartha Tea House Gig

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...

Smashing Pumpkins Gig Still On As Billy Corgan Rushes To Venue

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...

Stranded Billy Corgan Sparks Fears For London Show

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...

Glastonbury Weather Dries Up Ready For The Big Acts

Many Glasto goers woke up to the pitter patter of rain on canvas this morning as Wednesday's warm, humid weather well and truly dissolved into rain. By the Thursday evening, the site was drenched -...

Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

Billy Corgan Urges Restaurant Chain To Demand Stop To Dehorning

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...

Billy Corgan Turned Down Full College Scholarship To Pursue Music

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...

Billy Corgan Rings In 46th Birthday Onstage

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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