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Auf Der Maur, Off The Grid

Back in the '90s, Melissa Auf der Maur rose to prominence as the bassist of Hole. But even then, the mechanisms and visibility of being…
Ryan Leas | September 12, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Sounding Board

Billy Corgan Gives The People Of New Jersey What They Want And Then Some

As I trudged to the train station, the resentment bubbled.
Michael Tedder | August 3, 2018 - 4:40 pm

Ultimate Playlist

30 Essential Grunge Songs

You can choose all sorts of genesis points when you look back at a moment as era-defining and yet difficult to clarify as grunge. One…
Ryan Leas | August 1, 2018 - 2:36 pm

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Smashing Pumpkins & Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Announce Tour

Two of the best interviews in rock are heading out on tour together. Smashing Pumpkins and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have announced a few…
Chris DeVille | March 4, 2019 - 10:02 am

Karen O – “Bullet With Butterfly Wings” (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)

Karen O has recorded a cover of the Smashing Pumpkins' Melon Collie track "Bullet With Butterfly Wings" for the upcoming Amazon Prime original series Hanna.
James Rettig | January 31, 2019 - 5:11 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Go All-The-Way Arena Rock On Kimmel

A year ago, we were still wondering about a potential Smashing Pumpkins classic-lineup reunion -- what it might look like, whether it might even be…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2018 - 9:06 am

Watch Smashing Pumpkins Cover The Cure And Break Out Some Rarities In Madison

The Smashing Pumpkins' 30th anniversary tour is now in full swing. After a special precursor show in New Jersey in August, which saw them teaming…
James Rettig | November 30, 2018 - 10:14 am

Stream The Smashing Pumpkins’ Reunion Album Shiny And Oh So Bright Vol. 1

The Smashing Pumpkins has always essentially meant Billy Corgan and whoever was up onstage with him. Corgan was always the band's undisputed creative driving force,…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 8:55 am

Smashing Pumpkins – “Knights Of Malta”

We're a week-and-a-half out from a new Smashing Pumpkins album, in case you forgot. The album, which has the very long title Shiny And Oh
James Rettig | November 7, 2018 - 3:10 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)” Video (Feat. Mark McGrath)

Once upon a time, the Smashing Pumpkins and the Sugar Ray frontman and occasional TV-show host Mark McGrath seemed to occupy vastly different spaces on…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2018 - 9:28 am

People At Airports Still Complain To Billy Corgan About Lollapalooza ’94

The mostly reunited Smashing Pumpkins recently sat down with Beats 1’s Zane Lowe to promote their forthcoming new album Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol.
Maggie Serota / Spin | September 17, 2018 - 5:38 pm

The Smashing Pumpkins – “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)”

The Smashing Pumpkins recently embarked on their Shiny And Oh So Bright reunion tour and celebrated their 30th anniversary with a show at PNC Bank…
James Rettig | September 13, 2018 - 11:42 am

Smashing Pumpkins Throw Out The First Pitch At The Cubs Game

The Smashing Pumpkins are in the midst of their Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour. To rehash, this tour comes close to reuniting the band's…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2018 - 9:49 am

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover 2 Hole Songs With Courtney Love

Smashing Pumpkins' reunion tour is in full swing. Tonight, during their show in Holmdel, New Jersey, they brought out Courtney Love to cover two Hole…
Julia Gray | August 2, 2018 - 11:00 pm

Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Cover Sugar Ray’s “Fly” With Mark McGrath

Smashing Pumpkins' reunion tour kicked off last month and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath has been been making appearances in their shows via video. Videos of
Julia Gray | August 2, 2018 - 10:47 pm
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