BILLY CORGAN

8.17.18

Smash Mouth and Smashing Pumpkins Have 'Shrek'-Related Beef Now

According to Billy Corgan, Smashing Pumpkins were offered the final scene of the ogre romance before Smash Mouth. Now, San Jose's chillest dudes are miffed.

7.2.18

Smashing Pumpkins Played a House Show and Got Shut Down by the Cops

The (mostly) reunited band's show was held at the same house in which the band shot some footage for the "1979" video two decades ago. The police let them finish their set.

3.22.18

Billy Corgan Says He Makes People Think He's Stupid on Purpose

In a new interview with The New York Times, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman identifies as a "free-market libertarian capitalist" and suggests he'd be more successful if he "kept my mouth shut."

2.13.18

The Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Is Getting Really Sad

Former bassist D'arcy Wretzky has reportedly shared texts between herself and Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan confirming that he was not confident in her abilities for the classic lineup's upcoming album and tour.

11.20.17

Billy Corgan Brought a Hit of Nostalgia to NPR's Tiny Desk

OK yes he played two new songs from 'Ogilala' but he *also* played the Smashing Pumpkins' "Tonight, Tonight."

11.17.17
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11.14.17

Billy Corgan Compares Nickelback to Porn, Says "They Want To Get You Off"

Chad Kroeger is an "incredible songwriter," OK?

10.23.17

Billy Corgan’s “Wrecking Ball” Cover Made People Laugh Awkwardly

M-Miley Cyrus?? The moms and dads of Toronto are surely very confused.

9.20.17

Billy Corgan Played a Rare Smashing Pumpkins Deep Cut on a Livestream

It's the first live performance of the the Pumpkins' "Sweet Sweet" since 1994.

8.22.17

Billy Corgan Releases New Song "Aeronaut," Is 'William Patrick Corgan' Now

He's also announced his second solo album 'Ogilala,' due October 13.

5.9.17

The NWA Is Worthless, So Why Did Billy Corgan Just Buy It?

Despite all his rage, Billy Corgan just bought the NWA.

3.2.17

Don’t Think Musicians Opening Up about Mental Health is Just a Fad

This week Billy Corgan and Stormzy are the latest to talk publicly about grappling with depression, taking us further in the right direction.

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