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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 place, Record Store Day is all about shopping locally at independent stores. Now, in an attempt to get more people to support their local record stores, RSD is coming at us with more exclusive releases, and we couldn’t be more excited. Chec...
Billy Corgan apparently enjoys “being a brat” on Instagram
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 his staple alt-rock act and notes his often bratty tenor on Instagram. Read more: Bhad Bhabie throws drink on Iggy Azalea, gets held back by security "Probably the greatest compliment that I get from fans is, 'We like that you do thi
See Billy Corgan on the cover of a cat magazine again
See Billy Corgan on the cover of a cat magazine again
Burn down the sun—Billy Corgan's not everyone. In fact, so singular is the Smashing Pumpkins frontman's mystique that he's now gracing the cover of cat rescue magazine PAWS Chicago for the second time. See it below. Read more: Ruby Rose quits Twitter after Batwoman backlash Back in 2014, Corgan first appeared on a meme-worthy cover of PAWS Chicago. Afte...
A Smashing Pumpkins house show got broken up by police
A Smashing Pumpkins house show got broken up by police
The recently three-quarters-reunited Smashing Pumpkins attempted to recreate the youthful spirit of their now-classic "1979" music video with a special house party performance in Los Angeles last week, as reported by Billboard. Nonetheless, the gig — which happened at the same residence as appears in the clip for the mid-'90s Mellon Collie hit — was shut down by police after neighbors re
The Smashing Pumpkins embrace their creepy side in new “Solara” video
The Smashing Pumpkins embrace their creepy side in new “Solara” video
Remember, back in 1998, when you first realized the Smashing Pumpkins were kinda goth? Well, the Adore days are long gone. But the Pumpkins' eerie new music video for recent comeback single "Solara" is keeping the castle-core vibe strong. Read more: Signing interpreter rocks out to Lamb Of God Horror movie nods and frontman Billy Corgan's ever-impressive "space vampire" get-up
There’s a countdown clock on Smashing Pumpkins’ website
There’s a countdown clock on Smashing Pumpkins’ website
It's been a whirlwind of rumors lately, as no one has any real (confirmed) idea about what's going on with Smashing Pumpkins and the talk of a reunion. Besides original bassist D'arcy Wretzky confirming she won't be taking part in a reunion, Instagram shots of frontman Billy Corgan in the studio with SP co-founders Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha, and a recently leaked photo shoot revealing a line
Billy Corgan voices fear over streaming music
Billy Corgan voices fear over streaming music
Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins has always been one to be outspoken, and through recent interviews about the music industry, it has become clear Corgan is not excited for the future.  Read more: Smashing Pumpkins to be joined by original drummer on summer tour In an interview with Benzinga, Corgan states, "The music business for a long time, and obviously Apple is in the music business
Smashing Pumpkins to be joined by original drummer on summer tour
Smashing Pumpkins to be joined by original drummer on summer tour
The Smashing Pumpkins will be joined by original drummer, Jimmy Chamberlin, on their upcoming summer tour, marking his first shows with the band since 2009. Speaking on the return of Jimmy Chamberlin, singer/guitarist Billy Corgan says, "We're thrilled Jimmy's back in the saddle this summer to drive a super high-octane set, and it's nice to see the stars aligning around Smashing Pumpkins anew
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan joins TNA Wrestling
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan joins TNA Wrestling
AP vanguard Billy Corgan, founder of the Smashing Pumpkins, has taken a job with TNA Wrestling as a Senior Producer. According to a press release, "Corgan will develop characters and create story lines for TNA's flagship program IMPACT WRESTLING, broadcast Friday nights at 9/8c on Destination America, as well as other TNA programming." "I've known Billy fo ...
Smashing Pumpkins release poignant music video for “Drum + Fife”
Smashing Pumpkins release poignant music video for “Drum + Fife”
Smashing Pumpkins have debuted a poignant new music video for their song, "Drum + Fife," which is taken from their latest studio effort, Monuments To An Elegy. Check out the clip below and leave us a comment with your thoughts! Read more: Smashing Pumpkins now selling cat-themed “F*ck You Anderson Cooper” T-shirts On the making of the video, Billy Corgan says "I asked, albeit in an
Mark Hoppus shares his Fall Out Boy, All Time Low, Joan Jett and Smashing Pumpkins stories
Mark Hoppus shares his Fall Out Boy, All Time Low, Joan Jett and Smashing Pumpkins stories
APMAs host Mark Hoppus introduces you to Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, the Smashing Pumpkins, Fall Out Boy, Machine Gun Kelly and All Time Low. The APMAs are going down July 21 in Cleveland and the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum. Get your tickets and cast your votes now at AltPress... Read More ...
Smashing Pumpkins to release live album, 3D concert film
Smashing Pumpkins to release live album, 3D concert film
Smashing Pumpkins will release a live album and concert film, both titled Oceania: Live In NYC, Sept. 3 via Universal Music Enterprises. Captured during the group's Dec. 10 performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, originally slated to take place on Halloween but rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy, the concert includes Smashing Pumpkins' 2012 album Oceania performed in full, along with perfor