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The Anniversary

Adore Turns 20

Going into 1998, Billy Corgan was on top of the world. Three years earlier, the Smashing Pumpkins released their third official full-length, the ambitious double…
Ryan Leas | June 1, 2018 - 11:00 am

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

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Billy Corgan Won’t Say Whether The Naked Shapeshifter He Saw Was His Lover

Billy Corgan discussed many serious topics when he appeared on The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday, but the highlight entailed the Smashing Pumpkins frontman revisiting
Maggie Serota / Spin | June 13, 2018 - 12:29 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Solara”

Here it is: The first single from the 75%-reunited Smashing Pumpkins. (That'd be Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlain, and, uh, Jeff Schroeder.)…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2018 - 12:09 am

Billy Corgan Talks “Free-Market Libertarian” Politics, D’arcy, And Cat Magazines In New Interview

The reunited Smashing Pumpkins are the subject of a New York Times interview today—or rather, Billy Corgan is, since the famously difficult frontman reportedly "did…
Anna Gaca / Spin | March 22, 2018 - 2:34 pm

Billy Corgan Reveals Smashing Pumpkins Are In Final Stages Of Two EPs

The Smashing Pumpkins are decidedly back. Frontman Billy Corgan took to Instagram Friday (March 9) to reveal, and add some updates, on a slew of…
Natalie Maher / Billboard | March 9, 2018 - 12:56 pm

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
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