1. 10 Things We Learned From Billy Corgan's Reddit AMA

    December 10, 2014 12:00 PM EST With a new Smashing Pumpkins album Monuments to an Elegy out this week, Billy Corgan  made time to answer questions about "anything" on Reddit yesterday. With a cup of tea in hand, obviously. Here’s what we learned: 1. The shortest (5 minutes) and the longest (5 months) amount of…

  2. Fountains of Wayne's Schlesinger: 'There's Interest' in New Tinted Windows Music

    May 03, 2012 2:10 PM EDT With Fountains of Wayne 's track record of taking four years between albums, the group's Adam Schlesinger knows better than to predict a quick follow-up to last year's "Sky Full of Holes." But he won't rule it out, either. "We haven't really talked…

  3. Smashing Pumpkins Reissues Offer 'Massive Upgrade' in Sound, Says Corgan

    November 02, 2011 12:40 PM EDT Billy Corgan isn't one to dwell on the past, preferring to focus on the present and future -- like Smashing Pumpkins ' continuing "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope" and next year's "Oceania" studio album. But Corgan says he's found inspiration for those…

  4. Fountains of Wayne Move Past 'Stacy's Mom' With Fifth Album

    July 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT The Fountains of Wayne camp has a term for casual fans most familiar with the group for its 2003 smash single "Stacy's Mom," which peaked at No. 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Our manager calls them 'drive-bys,'" lead singer/co-songwriter Chris Collingwood…

  5. Smashing Pumpkins to Reissue Classic Albums

    April 26, 2011 1:20 PM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins will reissue their classic recordings during a three-year program that kicks off in the fall with expanded versions of three albums including their 1993 breakthrough "Siamese Dream," frontman Billy Corgan and EMI Music said Tuesday. Also due out then will be…

  6. Hanson To Debut New Songs On Fall Tour

    August 21, 2009 1:14 PM EDT Hanson plans to play a bunch of new music for its fans this fall -- even though the sibling trio's new album won't come out until probably the spring of 2010. "We've tried since we started to not go more than a year without throwing something new to the fans," singer…

  7. No Doubt / May 2, 2009 / Atlantic City, NJ (The Borgata Hotel and Casino Events Center)

    May 05, 2009 6:28 PM EDT In the five years since No Doubt last toured across the nation, lead singer Gwen Stefani hit Top 40 paydirt as a solo artist, releasing two full-length albums adored by both critics and fans alike that reveled in the glitter and sweat of 21st century clubland. So much, in fact, that Stefani&…

  8. Tinted Windows Ready To Hit The Road

    April 16, 2009 12:58 PM EDT After playing some showcase performances, including three at this year's South By Southwest Music & Media Conference, the all-star group Tinted Windows is facing the harsh reality of some "real" tour dates -- which is proving to be a challenge. "From the point of view…

  9. March 26, 2009

    March 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Guitarist Clint Lowery returns to Sevendust to replace Sonny Mayo. 2006 – Swell Maps front man Nikki Sudden dies after a show in New York. He is 49. The cause of death is an enlarged heart. 2005 – Paul Newell Hester of Crowded House commits suicide in Melbourne, Australia. 2004 –…

  10. Power Pop Supergroup Tinted Windows Talks Debut Album

    February 24, 2009 2:26 PM EST Newly-formed power pop supergroup Tinted Windows have set an April 21 release date for their debut self-titled album, due via S-Curve. As previously reported , the band comprises singer Taylor Hanson of Hanson, guitarist James Iha of Smashing Pumpkins, bassist Adam Schlesinger of Ivy and…

  11. Iha, Carlos, Hanson, Schlesinger Form Band

    February 17, 2009 5:32 PM EST Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha, Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos, Hanson's Taylor Hanson and Fountains Of Wayne bassist Adam Schlesinger have formed a new band, Tinted Windows. The group has recorded its debut album at Stratosphere Sound Studios in New York, which…

  12. Ex-Pumpkins Members Sue For Digital Royalties

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two former members of the Smashing Pumpkins sued Virgin Records yesterday (July 24), saying the label shut them out of profits after signing a deal with the rock band's frontman, Billy Corgan. Two former members of the Smashing Pumpkins sued Virgin Records yesterday (July 24), saying the…

  13. Smashing Pumpkins Plot August, November Shows

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Smashing Pumpkins will play a host of shows in the coming months in celebration of their 20th anniversary. According to the group's Web site, the Pumpkins will visit "mostly smaller-s As expected, the Smashing Pumpkins will play a host of shows in the coming months…

  14. Should We Talk About The 'Weather?'

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the release this week of the Virgin project "Traffic and Weather." Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the release this week of the Virgin project "…

  15. Daughtry Edges Out 'Dreamgirls' To Claim No. 1

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry's debut RCA album, released under his last name, ascends to No. 1 in its ninth week on The Billboard 200 by selling 65,000 copies in the United States, accord "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry's debut RCA album,…

  16. Fountains Of Wayne Untangle 'Traffic' Jams

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio albums with the April 3 release of the Virgin album "Traffic and Weather." First single "Someone To Love" will arrive in late Febru Fountains Of Wayne will break a nearly four-year span between studio…

  17. Campbell Goes Folk For Second Album Of 2006

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST On the heels of her Mercury Prize-nominated "Ballad of the Broken Seas," a collaboration with former Screaming Trees principle Mark Lanegan, Scottish singer/songwriter Isobel Campbell will on Nov. 7 r On the heels of her Mercury Prize-nominated "Ballad of the Broken Seas,"…

  18. Like A 'Cloud' Dropping Rain

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud," this week via Waveland. Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud,"…

  19. Reunited Smashing Pumpkins Hit The Studio

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT According to a short post on its Web site, the reunited Smashing Pumpkins are recording their first album in seven years with producer Roy Thomas Baker, who is best known for his work with Queen but r According to a short post on its Web site , the reunited Smashing Pumpkins are recording…

  20. Hem Transcends Adversity On 'Funnel Cloud'

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud," Sept. 5 via Waveland. Hot on the heels of a rarities/covers/live album release in February, Hem will unveil its newest studio set, "Funnel Cloud,"…

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