1. Exclusive: New Pumpkins Song On Guitar Center CD

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST A previously unreleased Smashing Pumpkins song, "SuperChrist," will be released on a CD featuring bands staffed by employees of Guitar Center, Billboard.com can reveal. A previously unreleased Smashing Pumpkins song, "SuperChrist," will be released on a CD featuring bands…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had…

  3. Pumpkins Go Acoustic For New iTunes EP

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST In between heavy touring schedules, the Smashing Pumpkins have found time to create a four-song acoustic EP, "American Gothic," to be released Jan. 2 exclusively via iTunes in the U.S. In between heavy touring schedules, the Smashing Pumpkins have found time to create a four-song…

  4. Smashing Pumpkins / Sept. 30, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "Siamese Dream," Smashing Pumpkins struggled to stay surprising. Singer/songwriter/auteur Billy Corgan, like Springsteen or Prince in his o When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "…

  5. Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem / Sept. 28, 2007 / Kansas City, MO (Starlight Theater)

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If their stage show is any indication, it must be fun to be a member of Arcade Fire. The Canadian group has long been known for their mind-blowing live shows, but it's difficult to pinpoint exactly wh If their stage show is any indication, it must be fun to be a member of Arcade Fire.…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a multimedia poetry performance in his Chicago hometown, opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Serie 2003 - Former Smashing Pumpkins frontman and Zwan leader Billy Corgan presents a…

  7. Corgan's Comeback

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Is everyone afraid? Has everyone changed?," Billy Corgan sings on "Doomsday Clock," a big, loud rocker in the vein of "Geek U.S.A." from "Siamese Dream." "Is everyone afraid? Has everyone changed?," Billy Corgan sings on "Doomsday Clock,…

  8. This Day in Music

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. His "Time Well Wasted" (Arista Nashville) is named album of the year, and he also wins the vi 2006 - -Brad Paisley wins three of the evening's top awards at the…

  9. Smashing Pumpkins Return To The Stage In Paris

    May 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have completed their first show since Dec. 2, 2000, held tonight (May 22) at Paris' 2,200-capacity Grand Rex. The three-hour, 29-song set introduced new guitarist Jeff Schroeder, The Smashing Pumpkins have completed their first show since Dec. 2, 2000, held tonight …

  10. Second (+44) Album Starting To Take Shape

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While they're having plenty of fun on this year's Honda Civic Tour -- including pulling a few benign pranks on their tourmates -- the members of (+44) are starting to get a second album clearly in the While they're having plenty of fun on this year's Honda Civic Tour --…

  11. Smashing Pumpkins Settle On 'Zeitgeist' Track List

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have settled on the track list for "Zeitgeist," the first album since 2000. As previously reported, the album is due July 7 via Martha's Music/Reprise. A first single has yet to The Smashing Pumpkins have settled on the track list for "Zeitgeist,"…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist is found dead in his bunk on the group's 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's…

  13. Chili Peppers, Pumpkins To Headline Reading/Leeds

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rising British rock act Razorlight and veteran American alternative rock acts Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins will headline Britain's annual Reading and Leeds festivals this summer. Rising British rock act Razorlight and veteran American alternative rock acts Red Hot Chili…

  14. Smashing Pumpkins Name New Album, Add Dates

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Smashing Pumpkins have christened their reunion album "Zeitgeist" and announced an unusual release date of July 7, a Saturday, for the project, which will be issued by Reprise. The news was broken The Smashing Pumpkins have christened their reunion album "Zeitgeist"…

  15. Smashing Pumpkins Book First Shows Of 2007

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first tour dates of 2007 with headlining performances at Germany's Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals in early June. Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first tour dates of 2007 with headlining performances at Germany's Rock Am Ring and…

  16. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had…

  17. Corgan Weighs In On New Pumpkins Album

    January 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST There has still been no announcement of what label is releasing the disc, but it is likely to be Warner Bros. or Reprise, which issued Corgan's 2005 solo album "TheFutureEmbrace." Billy Corgan has taken to the Smashing Pumpkins' MySpace.com site to weigh in on the group&…

  18. Smashing Pumpkins Summon 'Symphony' In Studio

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Smashing Pumpkins are more than halfway home on their first album since 2000, according to posts from drummer Jimmy Chamberlin on the group's MySpace.com site. The Smashing Pumpkins are more than halfway home on their first album since 2000, according to posts from drummer Jimmy…

  19. Drummer: New Pumpkins Music 'Sounding Fantastic'

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Still up in the air is who, if anyone, Chamberlin and Pumpkins mainman Billy Corgan are playing with in the studio. Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin has broken his silence about the reunited band's new album, which, as previously reported , will feature production by Roy Thomas…

  20. Love Wants Her Throne Back On New Album

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love is nearly finished with her first album since 2004's "America's Sweetheart," her lone release under a much-trumpeted deal with Virgin. The artist is now signed to producer Linda Perry's Courtney Love is nearly finished with her first album since 2004&…

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