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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

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The Smashing Pumpkins Monuments To An Elegy

The Smashing Pumpkins defy easy narratives, but it seems safe to say the band's "classic era" ended as soon as its "classic lineup" fractured. The…
Michael Nelson | December 2, 2014 - 11:54 am

More The Smashing Pumpkins stories

Jimmy Chamberlin Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour

For years now, there's been a distant rumble of a rumor that the original Smashing Pumpkins lineup might one day reuinte. Billy Corgan did not…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2017 - 9:06 am

Billy Corgan Gives Update On Potential Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour

This past week, Billy Corgan appeared on the Mancow show on Chicago's 97.9 The Loop to promote his upcoming Rick Rubin-produced solo album and to…
Peter Helman | January 14, 2017 - 10:34 am

Help Billy Corgan Choose Which Gish Song To Include In His “Acoustic Box Set”

Billy Corgan is a man of many projects, and concurrent with his latest cross-country road trip, he's prepping an "acoustic box set" featuring new solo…
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2017 - 4:42 pm

Watch The First Episode Of Billy Corgan’s “Thirty Days” Project

Billy Corgan has just kicked off his big "Thirty Days" project, in which he'll road-trip across America, record some music, and document the process for…
Peter Helman | January 11, 2017 - 11:15 pm

Billy Corgan To Embark On “Thirty Days” Project Around The Country

It's not quite a tour or the Smashing Pumpkins reunion he teases every so often, but Billy Corgan will be traveling across the country again…
Collin Robinson | January 10, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Billy Corgan Loses Lawsuit Against Wrestling Company

Earlier this month, Billy Corgan sued TNA Wrestling -- the company owned by Impact Ventures, which Corgan was named president of back in August --…
James Rettig | October 31, 2016 - 5:06 pm

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 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
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