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Billy Corgan Tops Eddie Vedder In Chicago At Smashing Pumpkins Show

Original Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin performed their first full length show in Chicago since December 2000 on …

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins Screw Up Neil Young Cover

The Smashing Pumpkins attempted to do an impromptu cover of Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” at a recent concert in London, Ontario, but James Iha forgot …

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Billy Corgan says this is the greatest ’90s grunge band

Quite the admission<p>Billy Corgan has revealed which ’90s band he thinks were the greatest.<p>Speaking to <i>Alternative Nation</i>, The Smashing Pumpkins …

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Billy Corgan Is Back On The Cover Of PAWS Magazine

Aug 13, 2018<p>It seems like just yesterday (2014) that <b>Smashing Pumpkins</b> frontman was on the cover of <b>PAWS Chicago</b> magazine, for a picture that never …

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Billy Corgan Reacts To Death Of WWE Legend

Smashing Pumpkins frontman and NWA owner Billy Corgan paid tribute to WWE legend Jim ‘The Anvil’ Neidhart on his Instagram page on Monday. Neidhart …

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Billy Corgan Returns to Cover of Cat Rescue Magazine PAWS

Four years ago, Billy Corgan graced the cover of the no kill shelter PAWS Chicago’s magazine with his two little baby panthers Sammi and Mr. Thom. In …

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See Billy Corgan's return to the cover of a cat rescue magazine

Burn down the sun—Billy Corgan’s not everyone. In fact, so singular is the Smashing Pumpkins frontman’s mystique that he’s now gracing the cover of …

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Smashing Pumpkins Throw Out First Pitch At Cubs Game, Did They Blow It?

Smashing Pumpkins members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlin attended Sunday’s Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals game at Wrigley …

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STORY ABOUT BILLY CORGAN, CHRIS CORNELL & KIM THAYIL FROM THE 90’S

This is an excerpt from the 1994 SPIN article “Hammer of the Gods” by Jonathan Gold, I thought I’d post this with Billy Corgan’s recent joke about …

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Smashing Pumpkins review: United Center show a bounty of works transcending nostalgia

“I’m in love with my sadness,” sang Billy Corgan Monday at the first of a two-night stand at a sold-out United Center. The Smashing Pumpkins leader’s words have never rang truer. At a three-hour-plus show that proved exhaustive and occasionally exhausting, the recently reconstituted group …

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Billy Corgan Reveals Greatest 90’s Grunge Band

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan revealed who he thinks is the great band of the 90’s Grunge era in a new Instagram story Q&A. I’ve noticed …

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Billy Corgan Reveals What He Really Thinks About Tool

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan discussed Tool, Bad Brain, Vanilla Ice, and Pink Floyd in recent Instagram story Q&A’s. Opinions on Tool as a …

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins take Los Angeles in ‘Solara’ live video

Here's an intimate look at their reunion tour...<p>Smashing Pumpkins have released the live video for ‘Solara’ – and it offers a brilliant insight into …

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Billy Corgan Reveals Why Show With Nirvana Was Terrible

Nirvana and The Smashing Pumpkins both performed at the Reading Festival in 1992, and while Nirvana’s performance was hailed as one of the best of …

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How to Improve Your Work Ethic

Absolutely love those words by Billy Corgan, the American lead singer of the Smashing Pumpinks, a band created in 1988 when Corgan was 21 and still …

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Jimmy Chamberlin Reveals If He Wants D’arcy Back In Smashing Pumpkins

Jimmy Chamberlin discussed reuniting with Smashing Pumpkins bandmates Billy Corgan and James Iha in a new Chicago Sun-Times interview, and why he …

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Mac Miller Flows Some Prose in His NPR Tiny Desk Concert

<i>(PG-13: Language)</i> Mac Miller shows how much he’s grown both as a rapper and as a person in his sweet visit to NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert. He …

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Review: Smashing Pumpkins bring epic three-hour show to Montreal

Half an hour into Smashing Pumpkins’ Bell Centre marathon Tuesday, Billy Corgan was huddled in a silver druid cloak, praying to wiggy galactic …

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Listen to 8.8.18 DVE Morning Show | Randy Baumann and the DVE Morning Show | Podcasts

Jeff Konkle (Mr. Wednesday) once dressed like Billy Corgan in high school...once. Tim Benz comments on best houses in television, and Rob Lee …

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Billy Corgan Says D'Arcy Wretzky Will Never Return to Smashing Pumpkins

<b>Smashing Pumpkins</b> current lineup is as close to the band's founding lineup as it's ever going to get.<p><b>D'Arcy Wretzky</b> will never return to Smashing …

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K!1734: Iron Maiden – 28 Pages Of Ed-Banging Stories!

Theirs is a story that takes in towering highs with soul-searching lows. One that features battles with life-threatening illness, extreme religious …

Iron Maiden

Billy Corgan Reacts To Courtney Love Claiming Siamese Dream Is About Her

In 2014, Courtney Love responded to a question about whether she had a favorite Smashing Pumpkins song: “Yeah, loads, because there are so many of …

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Billy Corgan: Kurt Cobain and I Were ‘Top Two Scribes’ of Nineties

Billy Corgan defined his relationship with Kurt Cobain in a new interview, saying that he did not look up to the Nirvana frontman. “In the purest …

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Billy Corgan Reveals What He Really Thinks About John Frusciante

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan discussed Red Hot Chili Peppers members Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante in a new Instagram Q&A. Thoughts …

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Billy Corgan Reveals If William DuVall Deserves To Replace Layne Staley

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan discussed William DuVall replacing Layne Staley in Alice In Chains in a new Instagram story Q&A. Opinion on …

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Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday in Metro Detroit

Shakira and Smashing Pumpkins both hit Little Caesars Arena, and Artist Village hosts Sidewalk Detroit festival

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Billy Corgan Nearly Passes Out At Smashing Pumpkins Show

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has posted the following on Instagram: “MSG notes: Before I comment on the Madison Square Garden show, let me …

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins and Courtney Love Perform Hole Songs

In continuation of their reunion tour, Smashing Pumpkins brought out special guests last night for their 30th anniversary show in Holmdel, New Jersey. Courtney Love joined Billy Corgan and the band to perform tracks from Hole’s 1998 album <i>Celebrity Skin</i>. Watch them take on “Celebrity Skin” and …

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

As I trudged to the train station, the resentment bubbled.

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Smashing Pumpkins Reveal If Melissa auf der Maur Will Return

In a new Instagram Q&A, Billy Corgan revealed that Melissa auf der Maur was never considered for the Shiny and Oh So Bright tour after it became …

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