2 hrs ago
The Japan Times
Two weddings and a 'Funeral' at Fuji
It's hard to know what the organizers at Fuji Rock Festival were thinking when they decided to have Jack Johnson headline the main stage on the event's last day.
7 hrs ago
Yes I'm Leaving - "One"
Pavement famously dissed Smashing Pumpkins in "Range Life," but what if Pavement covered the Pumpkins' "Cherub Rock"? It might sound a little like the harrumphing, clangorous "One" by Sydney trio Yes I'm Leaving.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
"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.
Room to grow: Booking shows in Asheville's varried venues
With a newly renovated arena complex in the U.S. Cellular Center and a number of theaters and rock clubs strewn throughout the city, Asheville books what would be an impressive array of musical entertainment for a town five times its size.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Aeroplane Flies High - Honey EP - Snaketown Records
Music seems to be constantly repeating and evolving - what sounds fresh and new is in fact a development of a scene much loved, or in some cases, long forgotten.
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."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
The Gromble Share New Single 'Don't Stand A Chance' [Listen]
Closely following recent hit single ' Slam ', the Gromble return with 'Don't Stand A Chance ' - a chorus-less allegory / orchestrally-backed inferiority complex! An equal nod to modern synth-pop and Siamese Dream-era Smashing Pumpkins, with an outro ripped straight from Randy Newman's fake book..
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Thousands flock to Cleveland park for Alternative Press Music Awards
Alternative Press, a Cleveland-based magazine, began nearly 30 years ago to report on the growing alternative music scene.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Smashing Pumpkins "Adore" Reissue Box Coming in Se...
Smashing Pumpkins ' 1998 album Adore is about to get the super-deluxe reissue treatment, and chief Pumpkin Billy Corgan 's not too happy about the way the mega-reissue's track list was revealed.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kanye West & Iggy Azalea, Busta Rhymes, The...
Bruno Mars has announced some new openers for select dates of his Moonshine Jungle World Tour , including Aloe Blacc, Bebe Rexha , and Afro/Norwegian pop duo Nico & Vinz .
Billy Corgan Angry With Amazon Over Leaked 'Adore' Reissue Track List
Billy Corgan took to Facebook yesterday to let fans know that he's angry that online retail giant Amazon prematurely published the track list to the upcoming reissue of the Smashing Pumpkins ' 'Adore.'
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
River Front Times
St. Louis School of Rock Teens Play Milwaukee's Summerfest, Taste Tour Life
And some kids take their musical acts on tour, perform at the world's largest music festival and get face time with the drummer from the original Smashing Pumpkins.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994
It was the year when rock's long-festering underground finally collided full force with the mainstream.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
People Are Starting To Get It
That was Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan's assessment of a popular rebellion against the Chicago Sun-Times back in the early 1990s.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
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.