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17 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

At Ravina, Billy Corgan challenges himself, audience

The rock star inside Billy Corgan refuses to be tamed, even at a solo show advertised as acoustic.

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21 hrs ago | Stereogum

Watch Billy Corgan Play Pumpkins B-Side "Purr Snickety" &...

Billy Corgan was the latest performer at the Illinois-based concert series Ravinia Festival.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Billy Corgan Considers Splitting Up Smashing Pumpkins If New Albums Don't Make Impact

In 2005, Billy Corgan took out a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune announcing his intent to reunite Smashing Pumpkins .

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BroadwayWorld.com

Billy Corgan Performs Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival Tonight

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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Fri Aug 29, 2014

411mania.com

Diddy's Remix Of Smashing Pumpkins' 'Ava Adore' Surfaces Online

Diddy's Remix Of Smashing Pumpkins' 'Ava Adore' Surfaces Online Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.29.2014 You read that right... A new remix has surfaced online of Smashing Pumpkins' 1998 song "Ava Adore", which was made by Diddy of all people.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Stereogum

Hear Diddy's 16-Year-Old Remix Of Smashing Pumpkins' "Ava Adore"

Oh man, 1998. Sean Combs, then a celebrated producer and tolerated MC known as "Puff Daddy," was the hottest property in rap music; his Biggie-eulogizing '97 LP No Way Out was well on its way to selling 7 million copies.

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Daily Herald

Billy Corgan goes solo acoustic for his Ravinia debut

Ravinia might not be the most incongruous place Billy Corgan has ever played. That gig would most likely be the appearance of the Smashing Pumpkins ' leader on the final taping of "Bozo's Circus" in 2001, when he performed Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" for the benefit of anyone who ever watched WGN-TV Channel 9's classic kid show.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Illinois Entertainer

Feature: Billy Corgan

The alt-rock veteran is tireless, gearing up for a seemingly endless amount of projects, releases, and initiatives.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

This Is Bristol

Alt rock trio Ringo Deathstarr play the Louisiana, Bristol, on...

Formed in 2005 by singer/songwriter Elliott Frazier, Ringo Deathstarr have been putting out records since 2007.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stereogum

Inside Baseball With Billy Corgan: The Smashing Pumpkins Leader On...

Back around the time the Smashing Pumpkins were conquering the world in the mid '90s, I'm not sure anyone would've guessed that Billy Corgan would approach middle age and his second decade as a public artist quite as he has.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stereogum

Soundgarden's Kim Thayil Won't Name Names, But He's Still Pissed At Billy Corgan

The Soundgarden/Billy Corgan beef has been going on for decades now. Just when you think you can forget about it, one side throws some shade in the media and brings it all back up again.

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All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Saxophonist Frank Catalano and Drummer Jimmy...

Love Supreme Collective is the Ropeadope debut by Billboard chart- topping saxophonist Frank Catalano and longtime Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lake Forester

New PAWS foster applicants to receive Corgan Ravinia tickets

Billy Corgan is taking a break from recording two new Smashing Pumpkins albums, due in 2015, to perform for the first time at Ravinia Festival on Aug. 30 in his hometown of Highland Park.

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Stereogum

Billy Corgan Teases Live Mellon Collie Suite; Watch Him Rehearse The...

Later this month, Billy Corgan is playing a special semi-acoustic solo show at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois, near his Chicago hometown.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Spin

Violent Soho Incite a Flash Mob in 'Saramona Said' Video

Australia's Violent Soho released their third album abroad last year, but the grungified gem that is Hungry Ghost is only just now coming to the states.

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Guitar World

Video Premiere: The Gromble "Don't Stand a Chance" Live Acoustic

Opening with a hooky acoustic guitar riff that's equal parts Weezer and Real Estate, "Don't Stand a Chance," is irresistible from the start.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Spin

Hear Smashing Pumpkins' 'Adore' Version of 'Let Me Give the World to You'

As Billy Corgan continues to prepare two new Smashing Pumpkins albums with Tommy Lee , he's also simultaneously looking backwards for a forthcoming reissue of his band's downcast 1998 album Adore .

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Billy Corgan Says Website Lets Him "Do Small Thing...

As previously reported, Smashing Pumpkins ' 1998 album Adore is about to get the super-deluxe reissue treatment.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

104.7 WTUE

Smashing Pumpkins' Bill Corgan Plans Early Home Demos Release

Billy Corgan plans to go way back in time for his next release. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman says he intends to put out the first part of a multi-volume collection of home demos he made between 1985 and 1990.

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Stereogum

Write Your Dream Billy Corgan Setlist And Win A Private Hangout With Him At Ravinia Festival

While it's definitely not as exciting as this photo of Billy Corgan holding a cat, fans of the Smashing Pumpkins frontman could have a chance to meet him at a private meet-and-greet at his show at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL.

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