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But Who's Buying?

We’ve Passed Peak Vinyl – Here Comes The Collapse

From 1996 - 1999, I worked at a New York City record store called Rebel Rebel. I was a student at NYU when I got…
Michael Nelson | July 22, 2016 - 12:38 pm

2015 In Review

The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm

The Anniversary

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness Turns 20

In the 20 years since the Smashing Pumpkins released their third studio LP, there have been albums that matched its stunning ambition; albums that sold…
David Holmes | October 23, 2015 - 1:31 pm

More Billy Corgan stories

Billy Corgan Talks Rick Rubin-Produced Solo Album, Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Billy Corgan has been keeping fans updated on his various endeavors with periodic Facebook Live videos. In the past couple of months, he's "sort of
Peter Helman | September 10, 2016 - 7:43 pm

Billy Corgan Reconciles With D’arcy, Discusses Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Rumors

Billy Corgan made a Facebook Live video a few hours ago in which he discussed the future of Smashing Pumpkins and his reconciliation with bassist…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 16, 2016 - 3:37 pm

Billy Corgan Promoted To President Of Wrestling Company

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is a longtime pro wrestling fan, and last year, he became a writer -- excuse me, Senior Producer Of…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2016 - 10:51 am

Billy Corgan Discusses The New World Order On Infowars’ Batshit Anti-Hillary Fundraiser

Oh, Billy Corgan. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman's repeated appearances on Infowars, the online talk show run by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, have been a…
Peter Helman | July 30, 2016 - 11:04 am

Billy Corgan Finishes New Solo Album, Starts New Band, Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Original Lineup Reunion

Billy Corgan has been busy. As Alternative Nation points out, Corgan recently posted a Facebook video update on everything he's been up to lately, and…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 10:07 am

Watch Billy Corgan Debut Two Songs At Madame ZuZu’s

Billy Corgan seems less and less connected to reality every time he opens his mouth lately, but he can still write a motherfucking song. And…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2016 - 12:39 pm

Billy Corgan Compares Bernie Sanders To Chairman Mao

More than once, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has appeared on Infowars, the online talk show run by the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2016 - 9:26 am

Billy Corgan Talks D’arcy Wretzky In Smashing Pumpkins Tour Postmortem Essay

For a band that hasn't released new music since 2014, the Smashing Pumpkins have had quite the headline-grabbing run lately. The acoustic In Plainsong tour…
Chris DeVille | May 2, 2016 - 4:42 pm

Billy Corgan Tells Moron Stage Crasher “Get The Fuck Off My Stage Before I Punch You In The Fucking Face”

The Smashing Pumpkins have been on tour lately, with original drummer Jimmy Chamberlin back in the fold and early-'90s Chicago contemporary Liz Phair opening, and…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2016 - 9:14 am

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover Prince’s “The Cross”

When Billy Corgan isn't busy fraternizing with conspiracy wackjobs, he's continuing to spearhead the Smashing Pumpkins' acoustic In Plainsong tour. And as Alternative Nation points…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2016 - 12:27 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover Two ZZ Top Songs In Texas

Billy Corgan reached new levels of absolute fucking nut jobbery yesterday on the conspiracy-minded talk show Infowars. That stunt/cry for attention/whatever the hell was bookended…
James Rettig | April 20, 2016 - 3:24 pm

Billy Corgan Returns To Infowars To “Demolish Social Justice Warrior Brainwashing”

Billy Corgan has previously criticized the "social justice mob mentality" that can percolate on social media networks, and today he further expounded on those opinions…
Chris DeVille | April 19, 2016 - 4:40 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins Played Some Siamese Dream With James Iha Again In Chicago Last Night

Billy Corgan said in no uncertain terms that he was not into a Siamese Dream nostalgia tour, yet when James Iha has joined them on…
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2016 - 9:54 am

Watch Billy Corgan Debut A New Smashing Pumpkins Song At Acoustic VIP Event

Smashing Pumpkins' acoustic In Plainsong has been in the news thanks to prodigal guitarist James Iha's first appearances with the band in 16 years, but…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2016 - 10:49 am

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Reunite With James Iha For The First Time In 16 Years

The original Smashing Pumpkins lineup recently reunited to threaten to sue someone leaking old demos on the internet, which is basically just a hop, skip,…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2016 - 11:00 am

Sorry Millennials, Billy Corgan Won’t Do A Siamese Dream Tour

The Smashing Pumpkins' seminal album Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness turned 20 years old back in October, but the band chose not to commemorate…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2016 - 9:16 pm

Original Smashing Pumpkins Lineup Will Sue Whoever Is Leaking Old Demos

Two unreleased Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness-era Smashing Pumpkins demos leaked earlier this week. One was a version of the James Iha-penned song "One…
Peter Helman | March 9, 2016 - 8:10 pm

Watch Billy Corgan Sit In On Folk Duo’s Local AM Radio Session

Billy Corgan has been busy; between filming a documentary about America and having a child late last year, he's got a lot on his plate.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 16, 2016 - 5:03 pm
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