1. Billy Corgan Accuses Amazon of Leaking 'Adore' Details Early

    July 17, 2014 10:01 AM EDT Smashing Pumpkins leader Billy Corgan was hoping Wednesday would go as smoothly as his famous pate. Not so, as the planned rollout of full details and track listing for the deluxe reissue of 1998's "Adore" was ruined when Amazon app ...

  2. Billy Corgan Sues Distributor for Back Royalties

    May 29, 2014 4:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billy Corgan is suing a Los Angeles-based distributor, alleging he was not properly paid for revenues from his music. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman says he signed a deal effective Jan. 1, ...

  3. Billy Corgan Sues Distributor for Back Royalties

    May 29, 2014 4:13 AM EDT Billy Corgan is suing a Los Angeles-based distributor, alleging he was not properly paid for revenues from his music. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman says he signed a deal effective Jan. 1 ...

  4. Motley Crue's Tommy Lee Drums on Next Smashing Pumpkins Album

    May 08, 2014 1:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Monument to an Elegy," the next Smashing Pumpkins album, will feature none other than Tommy Lee drumming for Billy Corgan and company. "Yes, that Tommy Lee," a post on the Pumpkins' official web site confirmed yesterday. Th ...

  5. Alternative Press Announces Inaugural AP Music Awards, Nominees

    April 24, 2014 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Punk mag Alternative Press has announced it will host the inaugural AP Music Awards on July 21 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame And Museum in Cleveland.  The night will include performances by Fall Out Boy, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Misf ...

  6. Billy Corgan Putting on 8-Hour Ambient Performance in Chicago

    February 18, 2014 8:19 PM EST 0 0 0 The eight-hour jam will be inspired by Hermann Hesse's 1922 novel "Siddartha" At the end of this month, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan will perform a concert at his Chicago teahouse -- but don't come expecting to hear &q ...

  7. Courtney Love Telling Her 'Story' in New Autobiography

    October 21, 2013 8:18 PM EDT Morrissey isn't the only rocker getting in the autobiography game; add Courtney Love to that mix. The former Hole frontwoman and wife of Kurt Cobain will release her own memoir, published through Macmillan Publishers, later this year, Consequ ...

  8. Billy Corgan Celebrates First 'Official' Writing Day for New Smashing Pumpkins Set

    March 26, 2013 6:48 AM EDT Billy Corgan’s precision in the studio is legendary. But it seems the Smashing Pumpkins have been somewhat tardy on writing their latest set. More than half a year after telling Billboard he’d started work on the follow-up to the Smashing Pumpkins ...

  9. Smashing Pumpkins 'Writing Songs for a New Album,' Corgan Says

    September 05, 2012 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 After returning to the traditional album world with this year's well-received "Oceania," Billy Corgan plans to keep Smashing Pumpkins there for the foreseeable future. In fact, Corgan tells Billboard.com that he's "already s ...

  10. Splendour 2012: Smashing Pumpkins, Jack White Rock Down Under

    July 30, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Newcomers Azealia Banks & Lana Del Rey Hit Rough Spots During Three-Day Festival The Smashing Pumpkins , Jack White and Bloc Party delivered in a big way during their headline slots at Australia's Splendour in the Grass, which returned this ...

  11. Twitter 140: Page 10

    July 26, 2012 7:17 PM EDT « PREVIOUS | NEXT » RETURN TO INDEX Salaam Remi Producer (Nas, Amy Winehouse, Fergie) @SalaamRemi The legendary producer (Nas, Amy Winehouse) turns the bulk of his feed over to retweets of those either mentioning him and his work, talking music pr ...

  12. Insider Tips of the Week: A$AP Rocky, Ed Sheeran

    July 20, 2012 9:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article July 20, 2012 The hot, slow days of midsummer are here, but don't let that keep you from fresh insider music information. For the rest of beach season, Billboard.com has this week's heads-up of music-related suggestions, tips ...

  13. Dennis Flemion of the Frogs Missing, Presumed Dead

    July 10, 2012 3:15 PM EDT Dennis Flemion, half of cult lo-fi duo the Frogs, has been missing since Saturday (July 7) when he went for a swim and failed to resurface during a family and friends boating trip in Racine County, Wis. The NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, WTMJ, report ...

  14. Dennis Flemion of the Frogs Missing, Presumed Dead

    July 10, 2012 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dennis Flemion, half of cult lo-fi duo the Frogs , has been missing since Saturday (July 7) when he went for a swim and failed to resurface during a family and friends boating trip in Racine County, Wis. Milwaukee's NBC affiliate WTMJ reports t ...

  15. Summer Music Preview: Kings of Rock

    May 23, 2012 10:45 PM EDT 0 0 Contrary to reports, rumors and speculation, the genre continues to roar By Mitchell Peters and Phil Gallo The Smashing Pumpkins Album title: Oceania Label: Martha's Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution Management: Peter Katsis, Prospec ...

  16. More Adam 'MCA' Yauch Tributes: CeeLo Green, Roger Faxon, Chris Lighty, Michael Stipe, More

    May 04, 2012 3:08 PM EDT More artists, executives, and celebrities have taken to social media to express sadness or pay tribute to Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who died today at the age of 47 . We've compiled some below, and more can be found here ...

  17. Smashing Pumpkins Sign With EMI To Distribute New Album 'Oceania'

    March 27, 2012 11:43 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have found a distribution partner for their upcoming album Oceania , signing a worldwide deal with EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution that only excludes Canada, Brazil and Australia. Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, who ...

  18. Guns N' Roses Have 'No Real Plans' For Rock Hall Performance

    March 22, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nobody, it seems -- including current and former band members -- know whether Guns N' Roses will wind up playing at their April 12 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Cleveland. But they'll certainly be in close enough proximity to tal ...

  19. Billy Corgan Talks -- and Talks -- About 'The Source' Film, Ya Ho Wha 13 and How a Drum Circle Changed His Thinking

    March 19, 2012 10:30 AM EDT Captured within Jodi Wille and Maria Demopoulos's documentary "The Source" is the story of a rock band that worked in a way that no rock band had before -- pure improvisation with no commercial intent, hitting the recording studio w ...

  20. Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Unloads Again: On Pitchfork, Twitter, 360 Deals, Why the '90s Were Better, More

    March 14, 2012 2:15 PM EDT Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan's is one of today's most opinionated and outspoken musicians. At a SXSW panel on Monday he made bold statements about the state of the music industry and his disdain for what he believes is a broke ...

  21. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog Part 2

    March 14, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog March 17, 2012 | Person ON the Street Man on the Street: Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Fred Mills, Editor, Blurt Magazine Billboard.biz: What's the best band/artist you've seen yet? Fred Mills: Br ...

  22. Slash, Billy Corgan Take a Ride Down 'Sunset Strip'

    March 12, 2012 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Hans Fjellestad's "Sunset Strip" documentary, several of his talking heads declare the mile and a half stretch of Sunset Boulevard dead in 2005 after Tower Records closed. Clive Davis and Lou Adler eulogize the store's closing ...

  23. Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Goes Off at SXSWi Chat

    March 12, 2012 6:56 PM EDT AUSTIN -- If anyone expected Billy Corgan to hold himself back during a one-on-one conversation with author Brian Solis during their talk at SXSW today - which was titled "The End of Business As Usual" after Solis's recent book -- w ...

  24. Slash, Clive Davis, Billy Corgan Take a Ride Down 'Sunset Strip' @ SXSW Film

    March 12, 2012 7:40 AM EDT In Hans Fjellestad's "Sunset Strip" documentary, several of his talking heads declare the mile and a half stretch of Sunset Boulevard dead in 2005 after Tower Records closed. Clive Davis and Lou Adler eulogize the store's closi ...

  25. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  26. Billy Corgan Starts Chicago Wrestling Company

    November 24, 2011 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The long-standing relationship between rock music and professional wrestling has a new partner: Billy Corgan. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has joined with two wrestling promoter brothers to debut the first show of Resistance Pro, an indie wrestlin ...

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

    November 02, 2011 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    September 26, 2011 2:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 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. &qu ...

  29. Smashing Pumpkins to Reissue Classic Albums

    April 26, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Musi ...

  30. Daft Punk's Ferrari, Katy Perry's Trampoline, Beatles Bicycle Added To EMI Japan Earthquake-Relief Auction

    April 11, 2011 3:34 PM EDT Katy Perry, the Beatles, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, Gorillaz, Sting, David Gilmour and Tinie Tempah have donated personal items and memorabilia to the second phase of the EMI family's charity auction to raise funds to help the ...

  31. Velvet Revolver Courting New Mystery Singer, Says Drummer

    December 21, 2010 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Even as it rolls out a new concert DVD from its original incarnation, Velvet Revolver is in the "dating" stages with a new singer whose identity is still being kept under wraps but who the group is "very excited" about, according ...

  32. POTW: Chris Brown, Drake, Ke$ha, George Michael, Britney

    August 27, 2010 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Drake and Chris Brown threw up gang signs, Ke$ha made a toast, George Michael got swarmed by the paps, Britney Spears looked angelic in white, Lauryn Hill rocked "Rock The Bells," Bret Michaels got his hosting duties on, Swizz Beatz , Este ...

  33. Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Collapses Onstage

    July 23, 2010 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 S mashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan collapsed onstage Thursday night (July 22) in Tampa, Fla., falling into his drummer's kit as the band performed its 1995 hard rock hit, "Bullet with Butterfly Wings." Almost immediately after f ...

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

    May 11, 2010 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  35. Rush Documentary Wins Tribeca Audience Award

    May 03, 2010 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tribeca Film Festival attendees have selected the rockumentary " Rush : Beyond the Lighted Stage" for the fest's 2010 Heineken Audience Award. Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn's Canadian feature received the $25,000 award Saturday nigh ...

  36. Billy Corgan-Courtney Love Feud Heats Up On Twitter

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For those keeping score of the sometimes on, sometimes off, media melee between Billy Corgan and Courtney Love: Corgan took to Twitter and kicked things up a notch on Monday. From Twitter.com/Billy: Thought #1: my face is my face, my heart is my h ...

  37. Courtney Love Issues Facebook Apology to Billy Corgan

    March 17, 2010 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Courtney Love took to Facebook yesterday (March 16) to issue an apology to the Smashing Pumpkins ' frontman Billy Corgan, who recently berated his apparently ex-friend in a Rolling Stone interview. Back story: Corgan and Love have had a tempest ...

  38. The Daily Noise 3.11.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.11.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 11, 2010 4:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Pink Floyd win a legal battle against label EMI, debuts come in high on the Billboard 200, Kings of Leon join the Tap Tap Revenge franchise of iPhone apps. Blake Shelton , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Pink Floyd , Billy Corgan , Smashing Pumpkins ...

  39. Pink Floyd Wins in Court, Kings of Leon Get 'Revenge'

    March 11, 2010 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Pink Floyd won a legal battle against EMI that prevents the label from selling the band's music on a track-by-track basis separate from their albums. It's a big week fo ...

  40. Billboard Bits: Daft Punk, Faith No More, Smashing Pumpkins and More

    March 10, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. New Daft Punk music has surfaced, courtesy of the latest trailer for the forthcoming "Tron Legacy" film. According to Spinner , Daft Punk are al ...

  41. Taio Cruz's 'Break' Out, Billy Corgan Hiring

    March 10, 2010 4:23 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, British newcomer Taio Cruz jumps a record 52 spots to top the Billboard Hot 100 with "Break Your Heart," which features Ludacris . Rapper DMX was arrested in Arizona af ...

  42. Musicians Mourn Designer Alexander McQueen

    February 11, 2010 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The death of visionary designer Alexander McQueen , who was found dead at his London home on Thursday (Feb 11), sent ripples not only through the fashion industry, but the music world as well. Many celebrities, including Katy Perry , Estelle , Jordi ...

  43. Videos of the Week: Ke$ha Goes To Hollywood, Snooki Meets Phoenix, Nirvana Plays Twister

    February 05, 2010 3:32 PM EST 0 0 0 In this week's top videos that had people buzzing, Ke$ha vandalized -- or at least pretended to -- the sacred Hollywood sign, "Jersey Shore" star Snooki gave us priceless moments at the Grammys, Nirvana played Twister, New Kids on the ...

  44. Steven Tyler Stuns Home Depot Shoppers, Billy Corgan Talks 'Teargarden'

    January 26, 2010 6:24 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, estranged Aerosmith frontman is finding ways to get in front of an audience. After crooning at a Palm Springs karaoke bar last week, he surprised shoppers at a Home Depot last we ...

  45. The Daily Noise 1.26.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 1.26.2010 - Billboard.com

    January 26, 2010 4:26 PM EST 0 0 0 Steven Tyler giving ad hoc performances in strange public places, Live Nation-Ticketmaster merger approved, Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan talks about the cryptic title to his new 44-track free release "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope." B ...

  46. Billy Corgan Talks 'Teargarden', Enrique Iglesias on His Next Bilingual Album

    December 28, 2009 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Welcome back to the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com. Today we have a double feature of interviews--first is with Billy Corgan , who talks about the Smashing Pumpkins ' new concept album "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope,&qu ...

  47. The Daily Noise 12.28.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 12.28.2009 - Billboard.com

    December 23, 2009 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Billy Corgan talks about the Smashing Pumpkins' new free concept album "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope," while Enrique Iglesias discusses combining both English and Spanish on his next album. The Smashing Pumpkins , Bill Werde , The Daily ...

  48. Pumpkins Proliferate; Perez Proposes Peace

    September 21, 2009 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, the Smashing Pumpkins ' Billy Corgan has written a slew of new songs that he plans to release for free as a 44-song concept album called "Teargarden by Kaleidyscope&quo ...

  49. The Daily Noise 9.21.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 9.21.2009 - Billboard.com

    September 21, 2009 4:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan announces a massive concept album, Perez Hilton invites Will.i.am, and Boys Like Girls like Ashley Tisdale. Lovedrunk , The Smashing Pumpkins , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Billy Corgan , Fuse , Will.I.Am , ...

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