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Thursday Sep 11 | WWBN-FM Burton

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Opens Up About Ex-Bandmates +...

A lot has been going on in the Smashing Pumpkins camp lately. Frontman Billy Corgan has been keeping fans updated about the group's next two albums, 'Monument to an Elegy' and 'Day for Night,' and the departures of drummer Mike Byrne and bassist Nicole Fiorentino.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Nippertown!

Complete Schedule of Bands for This Weekend's Basilica SoundScape in Hudson

Basilica Hudson in Hudson - the artist-owned venue run by creative directors Melissa Auf der Maur and filmmaker Tony Stone - is hosting its third annual Basilica SoundScape , a music-and-more festival at the waterfront arts and performance space located inside a reclaimed 19th-century factory. A stone's throw from the Amtrak station in Hudson, the fest will once again present an eclectic line-up of musicians, authors, video artists and more.

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Related Topix: Melissa Auf der Maur, Pop/Rock

Chicago Tribune

Ex-Smashing Pumpkins drummer puts Riverwoods home back on market

Former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin has placed his five-bedroom, 10,646-square-foot mansion in north suburban Riverwoods back on the market for $1.7495 million after a two-year hiatus. A member of the Smashing Pumpkins from 1988 until 1995 and again from 2006 until 2009, Chamberlin, 50, most recently was in a band named Skysaw, which he left in 2012.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Pop/Rock

Medical Daily

Smashing Pumpkins: Pumpkin Spice Oreos With Nutmeg To Debut This...

It seems America just can't get enough of all things fall, including the season's ubiquitous flavor - pumpkin spice - as the nation's favorite cookie gets a flavor makeover. The folks at Nabisco made sure to make their own pumpkin spice mark this fall with the limited edition release of Pumpkin Spice Oreos on Sept.

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Stereogum

The Smashing Pumpkins - "To Sheila"

We've already heard a couple cool curiosities from Smashing Pumpkins' deluxe Adore reissue , including Diddy's long-buried remix of " Ava Adore " and an alternate version of " Blissed And Gone ." Now here's another: A gentle banjo rendition of " To Sheila " that predates the even gentler acoustic-guitar-based album take.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

DC101

On This Day in Music...Sept. 9th

Tuesday, I'm sorry to say there's really nothing exciting about you. Well, until now that is, because we're here with what happened on September 9th, On This Day in Music! Much better! September 9th, 1992 is where we're starting, with one of the most famous moments at the MTV Video Music Awards .

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WGBH

Exclusive First Read: Caitlin Moran's 'How To Build A Girl'

If you've read Caitlin Moran's 2011 memoir, How to Be a Woman, you might recognize the girl at the center of her new novel. This rollicking and rather autobiographical book follows young Johanna Morrigan, who's growing up poor but imaginative in the depressed English city of Wolverhampton.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Shropshire County, England, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Wedding

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Star Tribune

Concept concert pays off for Rosanne Cash in St. Paul

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Related Topix: Rosanne Cash, Country, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Theater, Arkansas, Entertainment

Thu Sep 04, 2014

411mania.com

411 Fact or Fiction Music: Kanye West, Snoop Dogg In Whiteface, More

FICTION - I'm not saying I dislike Smashing Pumpkins; quite the opposite. And I think that their last album was a definite revival for them.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

BellaOnline

Billy Corgan and His Madame ZuZu's Tea House

Billy Corgan and His ZuZu Tea House William 'Billy' Corgan, former front man of the very popular alternative rock band the Smashing Pumpkins owns a tea house. The tea house is named Madame ZuZu's and is located in a suburb just out of Chicago named Highland Park, IL.

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Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock, Highland Park, IL, Life, Food, Dining, Tea, Drink

RollingStone

Courtney Love Targets Billy Corgan Beef: 'We're Older. Get Over It'

Love's manager attempted to end the interview after she brought up Corgan, but the former Hole leader insisted it continue. "I just wish he'd mellow out," Love said.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Hypebot

Jimmy Chamberlin: From Smashing Pumpkins Drummer To Music Tech CEO

PandoDaily's David Holmes tells the story of Jimmy Chamberlin's transformation from Smashing Pumpkins drummer to tech startup CEO.

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Spin

Billy Corgan Treats Fans to Two New Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Billy Corgan has taken a break from his semi-professional wrestling and tea drinking duties to unleash a pair of new Smashing Pumpkins songs during a recent Chicago festival appearance.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Butch Vig on producing Foo Fighters' next album, new Garbage material, Smart Studios documentary

The Viroqua native, 59, isn't one to write speeches, and he doesn't have a lot of time.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Garbage, Foo Fighters, Viroqua, WI, Nirvana, Grunge, Death Cab for Cutie, Entertainment

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Spin

Smashing Pumpkins Drop 'Drone Version' of 'Blissed and Gone'

On September 23, Billy Corgan will issue a box set version of his gothy classic Adore with tons and tons of scattered bonus tracks.

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WWBN-FM Burton

Billy Corgan Says the 'Walls are Coming Down' During Future Shows

Billy Corgan put on an epic, career-spanning acoustic show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival last weekend and apparently nobody was more inspired by it than Billy Corgan.

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National Public Radio

New Mix: The Smashing Pumpkins, Tennis, Ex Hex, Gemma Ray, More

Clockwise from upper left: Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins, Alaina Moore of Tennis, Gemma Ray, Ex Hex, Orenda Fink.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, Blues, The Black Keys

ContactMusic.com

Billy Corgan Hints At Smashing Pumpkins Split

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has hinted he plans to break up the band for good after finishing work on their new music.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Billy Corgan 8/30 at Ravinia

Billy Corgan has played a lot of the major venues both big and small over his lengthy and successful career.

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Examiner.com

Courtney Love says her later years are none of your business

Grunge goddess Courtney Love, the lead singer of Hole and the widow of Kurt Cobain, has been busy touring with her band in recent months and is gearing up to release her upcoming memoir at the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Courtney Love, Pop/Rock, Hole, Kurt Cobain, Australia, World News, Nirvana, Grunge

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