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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Throughout the long and tumultuous history of the Smashing Pumpkins, there's never really been a prolonged period of anything resembling tranquility. There's never been a…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2018 - 12:54 pm

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

More Billy Corgan stories

Here Are The Proposed Songs For The Smashing Pumpkins’ Reunion Tour

The (mostly) reunited Smashing Pumpkins have made it pretty clear that when you come to see them at your local arena this year you'll be…
Chris DeVille | February 23, 2018 - 5:04 pm

Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Drama: Excluded Bassist D’arcy Wretzky Talks “Insufferable” Billy Corgan, Drug Addiction, And What She’s Been Up To For The Past 19 Years

Although a Smashing Pumpkins reunion has yet to be officially announced -- a countdown clock on the band's website is set to expire on Thursday,…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2018 - 11:32 pm

D’arcy Shares Texts From Billy Contradicting Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Statement

This summer, it looks like three quarters of the original Smashing Pumpkins lineup will reunite to tour. Slowly, Billy Corgan has brought his old bandmates…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2018 - 9:16 am

D’Arcy Wretzky Says Billy Corgan Rescinded Her Invitation To Play In Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Original Smashing Pumpkins bassist D’Arcy Wretzky will evidently not be playing in the band’s newly reformed lineup, as she revealed in an interview with the…
Andy Cush / Spin | February 12, 2018 - 12:59 pm

Hear Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Car Seat Headrest & More Cover David Bowie On Howard Stern Special

Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Car Seat Headrest, and over 20 other musicians covered their favorite David Bowie songs during a special tribute on Howard…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2018 - 3:42 pm

Howard Stern Announces David Bowie Tribute Special Featuring Car Seat Headrest, Britt Daniel, Sun Kil Moon, Garbage, Michael Penn & Aimee Mann, & More

Howard Stern will pay tribute to late rock icon David Bowie on Friday night with a special on his Howard 101 SiriusXM satellite radio station…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | February 6, 2018 - 10:02 am

Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Lineup Seemingly Confirmed By New Photoshoot

After years of circulating rumors, Billy Corgan confirmed last week that the Smashing Pumpkins are recording a reunion album with Rick Rubin. He previously shared
Peter Helman | February 4, 2018 - 6:38 pm

Smashing Pumpkins Recording Reunion Album Produced By Rick Rubin

Earlier this month, Billy Corgan teased a Smashing Pumpkins reunion by posting an in-studio picture of himself hanging out with founding members James Iha and…
James Rettig | January 29, 2018 - 5:35 pm

Billy Corgan Teases Smashing Pumpkins Reunion On Instagram

Nickelback apologist Billy Corgan has posted a photo on Instagram of himself hanging in a Los Angeles recording studio with two founding Smashing Pumpkins members,…
Tosten Burks / Spin | January 16, 2018 - 8:07 pm

Watch Billy Corgan Talk Fatherhood & Perform A Christmas Song On Chicago’s WGN-TV

In recent years, Billy Corgan has made the regrettable decision to appear on Infowars, the online talk show hosted by alt-right nut job and conspiracy…
Ryan Leas | December 22, 2017 - 3:11 pm

Watch Billy Corgan’s Solo Concert Film Neath The Darkest Eves

Billy Corgan released his latest solo album, Ogilala, in October alongside a surreal silent film and a name-change.
Julia Gray | December 15, 2017 - 10:59 am

Watch Billy Corgan’s Surreal 40-Minute Silent Film Pillbox

You can trace Billy Corgan's fascination with silent film all the way back to the Smashing Pumpkins' 1995 video for "Tonight Tonight," with all its…
Tom Breihan | November 28, 2017 - 10:02 am

Watch Billy Corgan Sing The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Tonight, Tonight” With A String Section In His Tiny Desk Concert

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan -- who just ditched the William Patrick Corgan moniker and went back to being just "Billy" -- is the…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2017 - 10:54 am

William Patrick Corgan Is Billy Again

For over two years now, Billy Corgan has been fighting an uphill battle against being Billy Corgan. Although he originally released his recent solo album…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2017 - 8:39 pm
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