1. Smashing Pumpkins Returning with 'Oceania' in June

    March 27, 2012 4:55 PM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have finally put a release date on the long-gestating follow-up to 2007's "Zeitgeist." "Oceania," born out of the band's large-scale project "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope," will be released on June 19 through EMI in the U.S. The…

  2. Smashing Pumpkins' Large-Scale Release Ideas Are 'Maxed Out,' Says Corgan

    September 26, 2011 2:29 PM EDT Billy Corgan says the ambivalent reception to Smashing Pumpkins ' large-scale, diffuse "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope" project is what led the band to create an actual album, "Oceania," that's due out in coming months. "I reached a point where I saw that the…

  3. Billboard Bits: Paramore Eyes Summertime for New Music, Pete Wentz ‘Couldn’t Trust’ Ashlee Simpson

    February 18, 2011 4:36 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Paramore Eyeing Summer Release Date For New Music According to Paramore's Hayley Williams, the band is likely to release new songs over the summer, which will be recorded after the band returns from its…

  4. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne, Katy Perry, Interpol, Blur and More

    May 11, 2010 6:47 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip each day. Lil Wayne has been caught with unauthorized electronics in his jail cell, according to a Village Voice report . A search turned up headphones and a charger, and prison officials found his iPod in a…