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10 of the best multi-album concept narratives of all time

Is there anything better than a good concept album? How about a concept series? These multi-album narratives are few and far between. After all, they require...
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Gerard Way and Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan contemplate rock ’n’ roll

Throughout the tenure of My Chemical Romance, Gerard Way has both marveled at and admired the aesthetic trajectory of the Smashing Pumpkins. The singer...
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See Smashing Pumpkins’ spin on a gothic Western love story in “Ramona”

The Smashing Pumpkins are giving fans another glimpse into their forthcoming album Cyr. On Friday, they unveiled not one, but two new songs called "Ramona"...
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20 records that prove the sophomore slump doesn’t really exist

YUNGBLUD doesn’t come across as someone who’d sweat superstition. Sure, he’s proven himself to be introspective, sensitive, even insecure. The new track from the...
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10 times TV and film turned classic songs into unrecognizable ballads

If anyone predicted that the infectious Bananarama hit from the summer of 1983, “Cruel Summer,” could be turned into a somber, foreboding cover with...
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Riot Fest postpones until 2021 and reveals the first wave of the lineup

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Riot Fest 2020 has been postponed until 2021. The festival announced the new dates and first lineup announcement...
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My Chemical Romance are emulating the Smashing Pumpkins⁠—here’s why

Despite rumors constantly circulating on social media, between the MCR fanbase and on news outlets, the group remained silent. On June 7, Joe Jonas...
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Shaun Cooper, Awsten Knight, more on the songs that saved their lives

It’s not unusual for fans to credit their favorite musicians for “saving” them through the power of a song. Music can positively influence someone’s...
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19 Black Friday Record Store Day exclusives we can’t wait to buy

Black Friday and Record Store Day are two very different holidays. Where Black Friday is about finding the cheapest deals at the most convenient...
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Billy Corgan apparently enjoys “being a brat” on Instagram

Smashing Pumpkins figurehead, Nickelback defender and cat lover Billy Corgan talks to USA Today this week about the events surrounding the recent resurrection of...