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14 hrs ago | Music-News.com

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

21 hrs ago | 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."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Billy Corgan, Music, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Billy Corgan


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.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock


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..


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Lemonheads

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

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 .


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Busta Rhymes

WWBN-FM Burton

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.'


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock

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.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kirkwood, MO, Ballwin, MO

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.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock, Symphony, Electronic

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Guitar World

Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994

It was the year when rock's long-festering underground finally collided full force with the mainstream.


Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Industrial, Pop/Rock, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden

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.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Personal Finance, Social Security

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.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Chicago, IL, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 01, 2014

USA Today

Vintage Vinyl: Best of the '90s

Tom Heiser: What would the '90s have been without gritty entries Beastie Boys and Smashing Pumpkins? Also, a classic from The Cure made the decade for me.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gothic, The Cure, Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Age

BDO moments we won't forget

With the Big Day Out on hiatus - at the very least - we'll have to content ourselves with memories for now.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Iggy and the Stooges, At the Drive-in

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Lake County News-Sun

AMC show may film in Highland Park, feature Billy Corgan

Highland Park may be getting its 15 minutes of fame in a new AMC TV reality show featuring Billy Corgan, frontman for the Smashing Pumpkins and owner of Madame ZuZu's tea shop.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Pop/Rock