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One item you might want to look for this coming Record Store Day: Non Violent Femmes, a new compilation that features a bunch of female-fronted bands -- Speedy Ortiz, Eternal Summers, Joanna Gruesome…   Read Story »
The Smashing Pumpkins' fourth LP, 1998's Adore, clocked in at 73:25 -- a running time that even fans of the band would be unlikely to fault for its brevity. Just the same, according to an update on…   Read Story »
Lately, Billy Corgan has been busying himself with a fair amount of non-Smashing Pumpkins business: The long improvisational tea-shop sets, the reality show about his pro wrestling federation. (There…   Read Story »
This column has started to take me to unforeseen territory: like a luxury theater in Naples, FL, the odd-man out amongst elderly retirees and pre-teen spring breakers killing a rainy afternoon at a…   Read Story »
Back in 2011, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan pulled the surprising move of helping to launch a Chicago-based indie pro wrestling promotion called Resistance Pro Wrestling. Corgan is a…   Read Story »
Last week, Billy Corgan was on Twitter, teasing "big news" about Smashing Pumpkins to arrive on Monday (yesterday); he's only a day late, and the news is, if not "big," then at least noteworthy.…   Read Story »
If you can't quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with 20 bands he's recreated in Lego form. No photoshopping was…   Read Story »
No one should be all that surprised that the endlessly prolific Billy Corgan just announced an eight-hour concert, but the content of that performance might catch you off guard. As Spin points out,…   Read Story »
January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most "serious" Oscar contenders to be crammed in…   Read Story »
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is a longtime vocal pro wrestling fan, and he bankrolls and helps to run a local Chicago pro-wrestling company called Resistance Pro. But rumor has it that he…   Read Story »