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Tag Archives: Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins drummer hints at 2018 tour reunion with original lineup

Posted by on June 29, 2017

Founding Smashing Pumpkins member Billy Corgan has been touring the past several years under the band’s name but, without the original lineup. The last time the original lineup shared the same stage was nearly two decades ago on April 24th, 1999 in Los Angeles. According to a brand new interview, it looks like we might […]

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Find out how much Metallica, Dream Theater, Cannibal Corpse and more made on the road

Posted by on May 19, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We will take a look at the numbers of some of the biggest names in metal by several […]

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Find out how much Prince, Muse, Guns N’ Roses and more made on the road

Posted by on April 28, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This week is pretty mellow regarding the earnings and attendance of bands you may care about, but we […]

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Smashing Pumpkins recruit Brad Wilk for live shows

Posted by on November 18, 2014

Smashing Pumpkins (guess they dropped the “The”) have a new album coming out, Monuments to an Elegy, on December 9th. And while it’s not the doom metal album they were teasing, they will be taking to the road in support of it. Although Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee played drums on the entire album, he’s busy with […]

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Smashing Pumpkins recording a doom metal album?

Posted by on October 10, 2014

While it’s not happening until it’s actually happening, according to Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder, there’s a doom metal album coming from the band. In a post on his Instagram account, the guitarist took a picture of a Sunn amp, with the caption “Billy and I are making a doom metal album,” with Smashing Pumpkins […]

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Tommy Lee to play drums on the new Smashing Pumpkins album

Posted by on May 7, 2014

Though Mötley Crüe still has more touring to do before bidding farewell, it looks like Tommy Lee has already landed a studio gig. More surprisingly, though, is that the gig is with the Smashing Pumpkins. Billy Corgan revealed on the band’s website that Tommy Lee will play drums on all nine tracks of the Smashing […]

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Billy Corgan Wrestles In Furniture Ad

Posted by on February 21, 2013

Smashing Pumpkins definitely fall more into the alternative world than metal, but when frontman Billy Corgan degrades himself by appearing in a furniture store ad, we can’t help but get in on the fun. Corgan owns a wrestling league, Resistance Pro, and enlisted wrestlers to appear in an ad for Walter E. Smithe, a Chicago […]

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Rock On The Range Lineup Announced; Korn Playing With Head

Posted by on January 23, 2013

The lineup for the 2013 Rock on the Range festival has been announced for May 17-19. While it’s taking place again in Columbus OH, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s taking place in the Pacific Northwest in the ’90s, as Alice In Chains and Soundgarden are among the headliners. Other ’90s-era bands playing […]

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Launches Own Pro Wrestling Company

Posted by on October 17, 2011

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Joins Pro Wrestling Company: MyFoxCHICAGO.com It’s not unusual to see the worlds of hard rock and wrestling combined together. However, we would’ve never pinned Billy Corgan as a wrestling fan. As it turns out, he’s actually a pretty big wrestling fanatic, having shown up to multiple Chicago wrestling events and […]

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Smashing Pumpkins To Perform Benefit Show

Posted by on July 21, 2010

The Smashing Pumpkins will be performing a benefit show on July 27 at the Metro in Chicago to raise money for medical care for Madina Lake bassist Matthew Leone. Not, as we initially thought, as a benefit for Smashing Pumpkins.

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