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Tuesday | WIGM-AM Medford

Billy Corgan to Play Acoustic Chicago Show on August 30

Corgan x Chicago -- they go together! They belong together. Alt rock kingpin Billy Corgan will take a time out from recording the next two Smashing Pumpkins albums, both due in 2015, to perform a very special, exclusive hometown acoustic-based solo concert Saturday, August 30 at Ravinia Festival in

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

RollingStone

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"Hey, little one/I'm going to find you," singer-guitarist Noel Heroux promises in "Hey," pressing through a wall of black fuzz and spires of harmonic distortion in a yearning, boyish voice, like a less-nasal Billy Corgan.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Billy Corgan Loves Tommy Lee -- and the Feeling Is...

If you're a fan of either Smashing Pumpkins or Motley Crue , you would've had to have been hiding under a rock to miss the recent news that Tommy Lee has been the guest drummer on Smashing Pumpkins' new album.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Smashing Pumpkins complete new album 'Monuments to an Elegy'

Billy Corgan has explored some unexpected paths in recent years. He's opened a tea house in a Chicago suburb, founded a professional wrestling league and performed an eight-hour musical interpretation of Herman Hesse's existentialist classic "Siddhartha."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

The Smashing Pumpkins Complete Recording New Album 'Monuments for an Elegy'

Billy Corgan and his Smashing Pumpkins cohorts are moving right along in their task of completing two new albums.

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Ex Cops' new album "executive produced" by Billy Corgan

Ex Cops are back with their second album, Daggers , which is out October 28 via their new label home, Downtown.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Slash, Joan Jett And Billy Corgan Honoured At Apma Ceremony

Slash , Joan Jett and Billy Corgan were honoured with career achievement prizes at the inaugural Alternative Press Music Awards in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday night .

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Related Topix: Joan Jett, Pop/Rock, Cleveland, OH, Aerosmith

Mon Jul 21, 2014

USA Today

James Franco shares footage from "un-filmable" movie

James Franco is just gonna keep on creating in as many mediums as he pleases, and nothing you or I say is going to do a thing about it.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Spin

Billy Corgan's Blood Boils After Amazon Leaks 'Adore' Reissue Track List

Retail giant Amazon has been pissing a lot of people off recently. There's their ongoing battle with Hachette , in which they've refused to allow pre-orders of the publisher's books in a fight over revenue.

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Chicago Reader

Did you read about Malaysia Airlines, Woody Allen, and Billy Corgan

About a peer review ring that caused the scholarly Journal of Vibration and Control to retract 60 articles? - Aimee Levitt About Woody Allen's thoughts on the power of magical thinking, in light of the fact that he's got a new movie coming out next week-and just a few months after child-molestation accusations against him resurged online? - Aimee ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Business Wire

The Smashing Pumpkinsa Intimate 1998 Masterpiece a Adorea Set for Reissue on September 23

Even the album title, as Billy Corgan mentions in the booklet that accompanies Universal Music Enterprises' 107-track, six-CD/DVD reissue of the epic disc - due Virgin/UMe on Sept.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

New Smashing Pumpkins Possibly Out This Year, Says Billy Corgan [News]

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan shared a fresh update regarding the band's new album, announcing that it might be released before schedule, possibly during the current year.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Billy Corgan to Perform Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival

BILLY CORGAN will take time out from recording the next two SMASHING PUMPKINS albums, both due in 2015, to perform a very special, exclusive hometown acoustic-based solo concert Saturday, August 30 at Ravinia Festival in Chicago, the oldest outdoor music festival in America and the summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1936.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Eater

Interviews: Billy Corgan On the Restaurant Business, Madame Zuzu's, and Where He Eats

Chicagoland's own Billy Corgan is a very busy man these days. He's recording two new Smashing Pumpkins albums for 2015 releases and other music, recently graced the cover of Paws , and still manages to run and attempt to fine-tune his Highland Park tea shop, Madame Zuzu's , where he recently launched an online shop and other changes.

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