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Smashing Pumpkins Stream ‘Monuments to an Elegy’ In Full

It’s been several months since Smashing Pumpkins vocalist Billy Corgan announced that the band would be putting together a pair of albums. Since that time, the band entered the studio to record Monuments to an Elegy, with help from Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. The album is to be followed immediately by Day For Night, […]

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Smashing Pumpkins Debut New Single “Tiberius”

Smashing Pumpkins have unleashed a new single by the name of “Tiberius,” the third track released from the group’s upcoming album Monuments to an Elegy. The track is a louder affair than our last taste of music from the album, “Being Beige,” with “Tiberius” in particluar showing off the bombastic drumming of Tommy Lee. Monuments […]

The Smashing Pumpkins Stream “Being Beige” From New Album

The Smashing Pumpkins have released the first song from their upcoming LP, Monuments to an Elegy, via Rolling Stone. With the album due out December 9, hopefully the bright track can tide fans over until then. Featuring lush atmospheres and pretty guitars grounded by acoustics, “Being Beige” is a soaring track that may divide Smashing […]

Smashing Pumpkins’ Drummer Replaced By Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan recently spoke with Music Radar about being honored with the AP Vanguard Award at the inaugural AP Music Awards, their new album, and the future of the band. During that interview, he confirmed that drummer Mike Byrne has left. “Tommy Lee is the drummer on the [Monuments to an Elegy],” he […]

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Smashing Pumpkins Announce Two Records For 2015

While they arguably hit their peak popularity at some point during the 1990s, Smashing Pumpkins have never stopped releasing great material. Billy Corgan has just announced that the band will be releasing two records in 2015, titled Monuments To An Elegy and Day For Night. The records serve as a follow-up to 2012’s Oceania. While […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: James Iha – “Speed Of Love”

James Iha, axe slinger most famous for his time with The Smashing Pumpkins during their heyday, has been keeping himself mighty busy since he split with Billy Corgan and co. Just don’t expect everything he does to sound even remotely Pumpkins-esque. Iha manages to split his time between a couple of different bands, including A Perfect […]

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MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: Pumpkins and Spandex

On this day in 2000, the Smashing Pumpkins called it a day after twelve years and six albums. The breakup of the influential alternative rock quartet has been a mystery ever since their final, four-hour Chicago show in December of 2000. Singer Billy Corgan blamed anyone and everyone he could for the Smashing Pumpkins’ demise. […]

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Starts Pro Wrestling Company

We are as equally confused as you right now. Smashing Pumpkins‘ frontman Billy Corgan is moving in a new direction with his career and getting more involved in the professional wrestling business. The artist and some close friends are actively engaged in starting up their own professional wrestling company called Resistance Pro, where Corgan will […]

Smashing Pumpkins reveal track-listing for ‘Oceania’

Smashing Pumpkins have finally unveiled their track-listing for the groups’ forthcoming 9th studio album, Oceania. The release is planned to drop later this year as a part of SP’s Teargarden By Kaleidyscope project. Billy Corgan has boldly stated his thoughts on this release as a whole that can be read below. I still stand by […]

Smashing Pumpkins announce music video details for “Owata”

Smashing Pumpkins have unveiled the fine details behind the shooting for their music video for, “Owata,” off of their acclaimed album Teargarden By Kaleidyscope. This music video will directed by Robby Starbuck. Look below to view the entire press release explaining what all is going into this shoot. THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have announced they will […]

A strange Smashing Pumpkins coincidence?

Some interesting hype has been built up after Smashing Pumpkins‘ frontman, Billy Corgan, tweeted, “Just found out the weirdest news: our bass player Nicole (@xocoleyf) just admitted she is one of the girls on the cover of Siamese Dream.” Rolling Stone magazine later released some information on the topic, saying that it is highly unlikely that it could be true. Click here for more details.

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS KICK OFF RECORD STORE DAY, APRIL 17, 2010

Coast to coast, fans visiting select local independent record stores on RECORD STORE DAY, Saturday, April 17, will have an opportunity to preorder the new, limited edition EP by The Smashing Pumpkins, Teargarden by Kaleidyscope Vol 1: Songs For A Sailor.