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2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 16 Good Enough To Download)

Perusing the countless rock records that came down the pike in 2012, we’ve sifted through the rest to bring you the year’s ten best full-length releases, including revived ’90s rockers, new school acoustic folk heroes and a bombastic future-rock band from Britain.

12/19/2012

Photo: Gabriel Olsen

2012’s 10 Must-Have Rock Albums (Plus 15 Good Enough To Download)

Perusing the countless rock records that came down the pike in 2012, we’ve sifted through the rest to bring you the year’s ten best full-length releases, including revived ’90s rockers, new school acoustic folk heroes and a bombastic future-rock band from Britain.

12/18/2012

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Top 12 Rockin’ Christmas Songs (That Aren’t Crappy Covers)

‘Tis the season to hold onto what shred of sanity you have left after being bombarded with non-stop crappy Christmas music. Fight back with this playlist of awesome holiday tracks written and recorded by artists like the Smashing Pumpkins, Blink-182, Rancid and more.

12/13/2012

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Top 12 Rockin’ Christmas Songs (That Aren’t Crappy Covers)

‘Tis the season to hold onto what shred of sanity you have left after being bombarded with non-stop crappy Christmas music. Fight back with this playlist of awesome holiday tracks written and recorded by artists like the Smashing Pumpkins, Blink-182, Rancid and more.

12/13/2012

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Smashing Pumpkins To Reissue “Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness” As Massive Box Set

Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, the legendary 1995 Smashing Pumpkins double-album that spawned a myriad of hits like “Bullet With Butterfly Wings, “1979” and “Tonight, Tonight” is being remastered and expanded into a sprawling […]

10/03/2012

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Billy Corgan On Performing Pumpkins Classics: “Overly Sentimental Culture As A New Business Model Is Really Weak”

Billy Corgan is not big on looking back. From launching his own indie wresting league to opening an artsy tea shop called Zuzu’s in suburban Chicago, Corgan’s career has always been about what’s next, an […]

09/19/2012

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Billy Corgan – Critical Reviews Have Become “A Popularity Contest”

The always outspoken Smashing Pumpkins frontman, Billy Corgan, is fed up with feeble one-paragraph write-ups claiming to be actual critical reviews. In an interview with KROQ’s Kevin & Bean, Corgan didn’t feel the need to […]

06/29/2012

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