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Billy Corgan’s Memoir is Already 200,000 Words and Not Even Halfway Done

The Harry Potter series’ word count of about 150,000 words per book? Cute. The Lord of the Rings’ tally of just under 500,000? OK, formidable. But Billy Corgan may have both beat.

06/19/2014

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Billy Corgan Sues Distributor Over Unpaid Revenues

Billy Corgan has sued a Los Angeles music distributor, claiming the company owes him money from revenues made off his music.

05/29/2014

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Billy Corgan Pens Ode to Jane’s Addiction Amid ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ Anniversary

Just before Thanksgiving 1988, Corgan was offered a chance to open for Jane’s Addiction. Despite the gig not going as well as he’d liked, a friendship was born that night that would last more than two decades.

05/14/2014

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Billy Corgan’s Childhood Home Up For Sale

The Glendale Heights, Illinois, home where Billy Corgan spent his childhood is up for sale and a mere $175,000 will get you this piece of rock ‘n’ roll history.

04/28/2014

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Billy Corgan Releasing Limited Edition ‘Experimental’ Album, Recorded in 2007

“AEGEA” will be released on 250 vinyl copies.

04/09/2014

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Smashing Pumpkins Announce Two New Albums For 2015

Recording sessions begin today, as plenty of songs have been written and ready to go.

03/25/2014

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Smashing Pumpkins To Release Oceania: Live In NYC Multimedia Set

Smashing Pumpkins will release their elaborate ‘Oceania’ live performance captured last year at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center as a multimedia set.

07/12/2013

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Anberlin’s Stephen Christian To Politically Outspoken Entertainers: “Shut Up! You Didn’t Even Go To College”

When it comes to musicians and actors using their political influence to sway fans, Anberlin frontman Stephen Christian thinks it’s time to stop the madness already.

10/08/2012

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Smashing Pumpkins To Reissue “Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness” As Massive Box Set

Get ready for more of the Smashing Pumpkins’ defining 1995 magnum opus “Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness” with 64(!) unreleased songs from the era coming in a deluxe box set due just in time for holiday shopping.

10/02/2012

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Who Is Your Number One Alt-Rock Guitarist Of All-Time? The Winner Is…

After sifting though tens of thousands of your votes (and a whole lotta guitar riffs), we can now reveal who you’ve chosen as the greatest guitar player in the history of alt-rock. You just might be surprised…

10/01/2012

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