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Billy Corgan Opening Tea Shop

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...

Billy Corgan Wants To Write For Broadway

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...

Billy Corgan Suffering Food Poisoning On Tour

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...

Peacekeeper Jack Osbourne

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...

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

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...

Billy Corgan Launches Wrestling Company

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...

Billy Corgan Swaps Music For Wrestling

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...

Smells Like Sex For Courtney Love

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...

Billy Corgan Dismisses Smashing Pumpkins Split Rumours

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...

Courtney Love Writing Autobiography

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...

Smashing Pumpkins Recording Full Album

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...

Smashing Pumpkins Pioneer New Technology In Video

Rockers the Smashing Pumpkins are set to make music video history by becoming the first act to shoot a promo featuring state-of-the-art Red Epic M cameras.The group has teamed up with director Robby Starbuck for...

Taylor Hanson More Creative Because Of Rock Group

Taylor Hanson believes working with Tinted Windows has improved his creativity with his own band. The 28-year-old singer took time out from recording Hanson's album 'Shout It Out' to tour with the American rock supergroup...

Courtney Love Settles 'Twitter' Lawsuit

Courtney Love has settled her 'twitter' lawsuit for $430,000.The Hole rocker was sued by fashion designer Dawn Simorangkir over comments she made about her via social networking sites twitter and MySpace, claiming the singer had...

Electric Prunes & Smashing Pumpkins Bassist Tulin Dead At 62

Former ELECTRIC PRUNES and SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist MARK TULIN has died, aged 62.Tulin, an accomplished deep-sea diver, collapsed and died while helping out at the Avalon Underwater Clean-Up event on Saturday (26Feb11). He was the...

Smashing Pumpkins Bass Player Was Girl On 1993 Album Cover

SMASHING PUMPKINS new bassist NICOLE FIORENTINO appeared on the cover of the group's SIAMESE DREAM album when she was a kid.The former Veruca Salt star is one of the two girls featured in the artwork...

Wretzky Neighbour Baffled By Horse Charge

Rocker D'ARCY WRETZKY's neighbour has spoken out in defence of the former SMASHING PUMPKINS star after she was jailed for refusing to accept responsibility for her wild horses.The rocker is behind bars after missing a...

Pumpkins Star Jailed Over Horse Drama

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS star D'ARCY WRETZKY has been jailed in Michigan for refusing to accept responsibility for her wild horses.The rocker is behind bars after missing a series of court appearances in relation to a...

Courtney Love Sued For Twitter Rants

Courtney Love is being sued over comments she made on twitter. The Hole rocker has become the first celebrity to have legal action launched against her over comments made on social networking sites - including...

Smashing Pumpkins Reignite Feud With Pavement

As the SMASHING PUMPKINS prepare to release their second EP instalment of 'Teagarden by Kaleidyscope' tomorrow (23rd November 2010), front-man BILLY CORGAN has reignited his band's 15-year feud with American indie rockers PAVEMENT, reports NME.Speaking...

Corgan Sparks New Feud With Pavement

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN has stirred up a new indie rock feud after lashing out at the members of reunited PAVEMENT for refusing to record new music.The two bands will be sharing the bill...

Billy Corgan's Grand Designs

Billy Corgan said he takes on huge musical projects because otherwise he'll get bored.The Smashing Pumpkins singer and songwriter is poised to release the second part of his 44 track 'Teargarden By Kaleidyscope' project and...

Corgan Confirms Origliasso Romance

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN has confirmed he's dating "beautiful and talented" Australian pop star JESSICA ORIGLIASSO - and he's adamant she's his ideal woman.The rocker fuelled rumours he had become close with The Veronicas...

Billy Corgan Still Valid

Billy Corgan says anyone who thinks he's surpassed his creative peak can "go f**k yourself". The Smashing Pumpkins singer continues to release new music and tour with the band and finds it "insulting" that anyone...

Lucky In Love Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson feels "lucky" to be dating Eric Johnson.The singer-and-actress started romancing the NFL footballer earlier this year and is so smitten with him, she has posted a picture of the pair on her twitter...

Corgan Fuels Origliasso Romance Rumours With Sweet Tweets

SMASHING PUMPKINS star BILLY CORGAN appears to have gone public about his romance with THE VERONICAS star JESSICA ORIGLIASSO in a series of affectionate tweets.The rocker sparked rumours he had a new Jessica in his...

Corgan 'Blown Away' By Benefit Concert Support

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN was "blown away" by the support of fans in his native Chicago, Illinois who helped raise more than $800,000 (£533,333) for injured MADINA LAKE rocker MATTHEW LEONE.The bass player was...

Jessica Simpson's Dinner Kisses

Jessica Simpson made out with her new boyfriend during a dinner with her mother.The singer-and-actress was enjoying a lunch with her mum Tina and friends at Mexican restaurant Dos Caminos in Manhattan, when she couldn't...

Jessica Simpson's Kisses Over Dinner

Jessica Simpson made out with her new boyfriend during a dinner with her mother.The singer-and-actress was enjoying a lunch with her mum Tina and friends at Mexican restaurant Dos Caminos in Manhattan, when she couldn't...

Corgan's Guitar Breaks On Stage

SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman BILLY CORGAN suffered an embarrassing technical problem onstage in New York on Monday night (26Jul10) - his guitar broke just two songs into the band's set.The group played at the city's Terminal...

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