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The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Summer Tour

Three-quarters of The Smashing Pumpkins' classic line-up are to tour North America this summer.The popular rock band have confirmed they are to hit the road later this year, with Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy...

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour For Summer 2018

Following weeks of teasing the possibility of a reunion, Smashing Pumpkins have at last confirmed details of an in-depth tour set for the summer of 2018, with Billy Corgan getting fellow founding members James Iha...

Billy Corgan Slammed By Former Smashing Pumpkins Bassist

Billy Corgan has been branded ''insufferable'' in an extraordinary rant by D'Arcy Wretzky.The Smashing Pumpkins star is embroiled in a bitter row with the band's former bassist, after it emerged she would not be part...

The Smashing Pumpkins Deny Ousting Bassist D'arcy Wretzky From Reunion

The impending reunion of The Smashing Pumpkins has been unexpectedly marred by claims from former bassist D'arcy Wretzky that she has been unceremoniously excluded from participation. But now the band reveal that they've tried to...

Billy Corgan Working On 26 New Songs

Billy Corgan is working on 26 new songs as he rediscovers his love for guitar-based music.The Smashing Pumpkins rocker - whose 2017 solo album 'Ogilala' heavily feature piano, strings and a more acoustic sound -...

Billy Corgan Felt David Bowie's Presence

Billy Corgan claimed David Bowie's spirit was with him when he was recording his latest solo album.The 50-year-old rocker felt the presence of his late friend - who died of cancer in January 2016 -...

Billy Corgan: 'Nirvana And Pearl Jam's Success Left Me On The Brink Of Suicide'

The singer has been open about his personal struggles in the past, but he has only now explained just how close he came to ending his life before his career took off....

Billy Corgan Planning Musical Road Trip Across America

The Tonight, Tonight singer, 49, announced the new project, which will see him "wander the America for Thirty Days" with "no destination" in mind, on Facebook. Tentatiively titled Thirty Days, the road...

Billy Corgan Settles Lawsuit With Wrestling Bosses

The Smashing Pumpkins star was named president of Tennessee-based wrestling company Total Nonstop Action’s (TNA) parent firm IMPACT Ventures in August (16), but he fell out with executives, including chairwoman Dixie Carter, after...

Billy Corgan Threatens New Legal Action Against Wrestling Bosses

The Smashing Pumpkins star was appointed president of TNA's parent firm IMPACT Ventures in August (16), but he fell out with chairwoman Dixie Carter and other executives after loaning them $1.8 million (£1.44...

Billy Corgan Loses Legal Bid To Take Control Of Tna

Billy Corgan has lost his legal bid to take control of TNA Impact Wrestling.The Smashing Pumpkins singer - who was named president of the sports entertainment organisation in August - had filed a lawsuit in...

Billy Corgan Loses Bid To Take Charge Of Wrestling Company

The Smashing Pumpkins star's request to fight for a share in TNA has been rejected. Corgan sued TNA chairwoman Dixie Carter and other executives after loaning them money earlier this year (16)....

Rocker Billy Corgan Launches Legal Action Against Wrestling Company

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, who is a massive wrestling fan, became president of company recently, but it seems there's a new fight brewing behind the scenes. It's not clear what prompted the...

Billy Corgan Sues Tna Wrestling

Billy Corgan has obtained a restraining order against the owner of TNA Wrestling.The Smashing Pumpkins singer - who was named president of the sporting organisation in August - has been granted the temporary injunction against...

Billy Corgan Becomes President Of Tna Wrestling

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been named as the president of Impact Ventures, the parent company of TNA Wrestling. The singer and longtime wrestling fan first became part of the company last year, serving...

Billy Corgan Named President Of Wrestling Organisation

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman landed a role as senior producer for TNA Wrestling in April, 2015, but now he has been appointed the head of parent company IMPACT Ventures, and placed in charge...

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Compares 'Social Justice Warriors' To Kkk

Billy Corgan, frontman for The Smashing Pumpkins has compared what he calls ‘social justice warriors’ to the Ku Klux Klan, in an interview with radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. During the interview Corgan...

Smashing Pumpkins Reunite With Guitarist James Iha

James turned 48 years old on Saturday (26Mar16) and celebrated by joining his old bandmates Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin at their concert at the Ace Hotel. "Yes, it's James...

Billy Corgan Heads Out On U.s. Road Trip For Planned Documentary

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman is back on the road, but this time he's turned filmmaker for his journey across the U.S., and is incorporating mini-concerts along the way. He announced his new...

Billy Corgan Is A First-time Father

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman, 48, and 22-year-old artist Mendel, the daughter of fashion designers Gilles Mendel and Jenny Mui, became parents to a son named Augustus Juppiter Corgan on 16 November (15)....

Deerhunter Rocker Apologises To Billy Corgan For Onstage Rant

Cox launched into a foul-mouthed rant during a show in North Carolina on Friday (04Dec15), when he recalled having a nasty run-in with Corgan while supporting the Smashing Pumpkins on tour. He...

Billy Corgan Offers Up Heartfelt Tribute To Late Pal And Peer Scott Weiland

Corgan released a statement on Friday (04Dec15) after waking to the sad news of his peer's passing and feeling "compelled to put pen to paper and pay my respects to Scott". "I...

Billy Corgan Quits Twitter

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman took to the microblogging site on Tuesday (06Oct15), and wrote, "After mulling this for a while, I'm deleting this account. So many thanks to those that have followed. Find...

Robert Redford's Representative Clarifies Trump Comments

The Sting star hit headlines early on Tuesday (08Sep15) when Republican presidential candidate Trump shared a quote from the movie veteran on Twitter.com and thanked Redford for speaking positively about his run for...

Billy Corgan: 'Donald Trump Has Reinvigorated Politics'

At a question and answer event in Cincinnati, Ohio, Corgan talked about his appreciation for the way Trump has shaken up the election campaign. In the fan-shot video, the rocker says,...

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...

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