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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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Billy Corgan Caught Between Hipsters And American Idols “You Can Call It Pop Music But We Have Integrity”

As Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins‘ frontman, tours the world promoting the band’s latest album Oceania, he finds himself trying to find fans in the missing middle ground, the casual rock fan, found somewhere between hipsters, […]

06/28/2012

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Smashing Pumpkins Stream New Album Oceania

Billy Corgan is streaming what he calls “The best Smashing Pumpkins album in over fifteen years.” In an interview with WXRT’s Terri Hemmert Corgan explained his strategy for releasing his latest album. “I trust my […]

06/13/2012

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Thinks Music Biz Is Full Of “Poseurs,” Not Surprised Lana Del Rey Crashed And Burned

With all the new band hype going on, the barbecues, and the massive parties, a person can forget that South by Southwest in Austin is not just about bands, ‘cue, and booze. Well, a tiny […]

03/13/2012

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Ten Bands Whose Names Are Scarier Than Their Music

You would think that a band with a name like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Insane Clown Posse[/lastfm] would make the list, wouldn’t you? Ah…but you didn’t read closely enough. We’re counting down the 10 bands whose names are […]

10/24/2011

Smashing Pumpkins Bassist Fiorentino Featured On Siamese Dream Cover

The Smashing Pumpkins’ new bassist Nicole Fiorentino was featured on the band’s Siamese Dream album cover, reports Spinner.com.

02/23/2011

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