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Billy Corgan: New Smashing Pumpkins Album ‘Monuments to an Elegy’ Is Done

Frontman Billy Corgan has announced the completion of the Smashing Pumpkins' new album via the band's official website.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Confirms Drummer Mike Byrne ‘Has Left the Building’

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan reveals drummer Mike Byrne "has left the building" following news that Tommy Lee played drums for the band's new album.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Rocks Paws Chicago Magazine Cover

Billy Corgan has been on many a magazine cover, but we took pause upon seeing him on the front of 'PAWS Chicago' with two special guests.

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Billy Corgan’s Resistance Pro Wrestling League Gets AMC Reality Series

It wasn't that long ago that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan got to realize one of his dreams by signing on as the creative director of the Resistance Pro wrestling league. Now fans will be able to get a peek behind the curtain as AMC has signed on to create a still-untitled reality series about Corgan's involvement in the wrestling league.

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Billy Corgan Explains Why Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee Is Playing on New Smashing Pumpkins Album

A surprising story broke this week when it was revealed by Billy Corgan that Motley Crue's Tommy Lee would be playing drums on the Smashing Pumpkins' upcoming full-length 'Monuments to an Elegy.' This means current Pumpkins drummer Mike Byrne won't be featured on the record, but Corgan has just released a statement explaining why Lee was recruited.

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Get Deep Inside Smashing Pumpkins’ Tour Gear with Billy Corgan

I love me some guitar rig rundowns.  It's weird how it's almost like porn to check out what guitar players are using, and how they get their sound.  I love seeing how every guitar player has their own idea of what sounds good, how to get that coveted "tone" live, and what hell they're willing to put their guitar techs through!

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Billy Corgan: God Is The Future Of Rock Music [VIDEO]

In a recent interview with CNN, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan stated that he believes the future of rock music is God.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Stars in Wrestling-Themed Ad for Furniture Store

Here's a video that will scramble your brains … Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has just filmed a commercial for furniture and design company Walter E. Smithe. Set in a wrestling ring, chaos unfolds as a game of musical chairs goes awry. Of course, chairs are a staple of any legit wrestling organization, which leads to a strange dilemma in the mind of Corgan, who is a rabid wrestling fan and promoter.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan: ‘Life Did Not Turn Out the Way I’d Planned It, Not Even Close’

We're beginning to think that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan may have a grudge against some of his former bandmates. Additionally, and this might be a bit of a stretch, but Corgan seems to also enjoy the occasional trash-talking session. Finally, and by all means correct us if we're wrong, it seems possible that Billy Corgan may possess some sort of internal turmoil. We developed this hypothesis after reading a recent statement from Corgan, where he threw some ill will at some former Smashing Pumpkins members, while analyzing his personal life as well.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Slams Radiohead

Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan has never been one to sugar coat anything he says. That trend continues as he criticized revered British rockers Radiohead, saying he'll "p___" on the band.

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Billy Corgan Planned His Own Death During ‘Siamese Dream’ Sessions

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has gone through a lot of struggles throughout the years. From feuding with old band members to battling depression, Corgan had a lot of issues to deal with. It got so bad that Corgan was planning to kill himself while recording the band's 1994 breakthrough album, Siamese Dream.

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Original Smashing Pumpkins Lineup Will Never Reform

While Smashing Pumpkins' leader Billy Corgan is reaching back into the past with plans to reissue the band's entire catalog, don't expect the original Pumpkins lineup to reunite....ever. Corgan says there is still too much bad blood since their band's original breakup in 2000 that prevents them from reuniting.

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