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Forever Smashing Pumpkinsnew

Despite all his rage, Billy Corgan is no longer just a rat in a cage.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Tom Lanham  |  09-20-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Drama Kingnew

Billy Corgan's ego aside, maybe Smashing Pumpkins should have called it quits back in 1997.
The Inlander  |  Leah Sottile  |  09-10-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

After Work with a Fountain and Pumpkin, America Returns to the Roadnew

Part of what's interesting about the studio recordings for Here & Now is they involve an unlikely collaboration with co-producers Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne and James Iha, the former guitarist with Smashing Pumpkins -- two artists associated with modern rock, not the kind of relaxed country pop for which America is known.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Alan Sculley  |  07-01-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Billy Corgan, Assholenew

With his shameless self-promotion and his blatant cash grab covenants with box stores, it's no secret that Corgan has fallen from grace from the indie rock elite -- that was confirmed by his behavior at the La Route du Rock festival.
Montreal Mirror  |  Raf Katigbak  |  08-27-2007  |  Music

'Zeitgeist' is for the Faithfulnew

The Pumpkins' comeback album isn't innovative, but the band's fans will be happy with it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Rick Schwartz  |  08-09-2007  |  Reviews

Smashing Pumpkins Preach to the Choirnew

Eleven-night set in San Francisco satisfies the faithful, if not the fickle.
East Bay Express  |  Nate Seltenrich  |  07-25-2007  |  Concerts

It's Tough to Recapture the 'Zeitgeist'new

Corgan tries to win back disenchanted fans by hewing close to the combo's classic sound -- an approach that results in a listenable yet overly familiar CD underpinned with neediness.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  07-09-2007  |  Reviews

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