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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

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

Billy Corgan Defends Nickelback And Their “Incredible Songwriter” Chad Kroeger

The Joe Rogan Experience, the podcast hosted by the comedian and MMA commentator, is famous as a place where celebrities talk about their experiences with…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2017 - 1:22 pm

William Patrick Corgan – “Aeronaut” Video

At the beginning of William Patrick Corgan's new video for "Aeronaut," the sweeping ballad from the Smashing Pumpkins mastermind's new Rick Rubin-produced solo album Ogilala,…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 10:38 am

Stream William Patrick Corgan Ogilala

Next week, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan -- now recording under the name William Patrick Corgan because he's a serious adult -- will release…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2017 - 10:01 am

James Iha Plays Guitar On Two Of Billy Corgan’s New Songs

Last year, the former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha rejoined his old band onstage in Los Angeles. It was his first time playing with Pumpkins…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Watch Billy Corgan Play Smashing Pumpkins’ “Sweet Sweet,” “Smiley,” & “I Fall” For The First Time In Decades

Billy Corgan -- or, if you prefer, William Patrick Corgan -- is getting ready to release a new solo album called Ogilala. And in the…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2017 - 9:17 am

Billy Corgan’s Gear Collection Is Now Up For Auction

Last month, we found out that Billy Corgan would be selling a bunch of his old gear through an official online Reverb shop, and today…
James Rettig | August 16, 2017 - 11:00 am

Watch The Killers Cover Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, & Joy Division At Lollapalooza

Muse got rained out on the first night of Lollapalooza, but the Killers tried to make up for it last night, performing a cover-filled set…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2017 - 11:21 am

Billy Corgan Is Selling Over 150 Pieces Of Gear He Used On Smashing Pumpkins Albums

Billy Corgan is selling off a massive amount of gear he used throughout his recording career. His new Reverb shop contains more than 150 items…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2017 - 1:48 pm

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
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