Category Archives: Billy Corgan

The one-off tour/reunion by Smashing Pumpkins is turning out to be something a great deal more. The band confirmed that eight previously announced tracks recorded by the partially-reunited lineup will be released on an album called ‘Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.’ on November 16. The band had
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If you were waiting to hear what the reunited Smashing Pumpkins had up their sleeves, wait no longer. The band have released its first single, “Solara,” which can be seen in the link below. “Solara” is the first song by the band’s classic lineup and the first since 2000 to feature Billy Corgan, James Iha
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The recently reunited, Grammy Award-winning alternative rock pioneers, The Smashing Pumpkins, have announced a national sweepstakes for a '1979 House Party.' The contest, inspired by their "1979" music video, will see the band performing an intimate show at a secret residential location in Los Angeles, CA on June 28. It will be a preview of their
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The recent reunion of Smashing Pumpkins which includes leader and frontman Billy Corgan, original guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, had many people questioning the exclusion of D'Arcy Wretzky. Corgan has now come forward with an explanation, and it appears that there is no love lost between Corgan and the former bassist. According to
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Last week, we mentioned that the Smashing Pumpkins were teasing some sort of reunion involving the majority of the band's original lineup (minus D'Arcy Wretzky), but it looks like the first official announcement will come this Thursday. The band's official website has turned into a countdown clock leading to Thursday morning. In addition, singer Billy
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Pictures from a photoshoot featuring three out of the four members of the original Smashing Pumpkins line-up appeared on social media earlier this week, adding credence to the ongoing theory that the band might be reforming. Frontman Billy Corgan, guitarist James Iha and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin are the three returning members from the band's first
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