Smashing Pumpkins News


April 19th:

MISC: WPC comments on Chicago Bull star road he traveled to return

April 18th:

VIDEO: What does WPC think of Kris Bryant

PIC: JC at Lake FX Chicago

MISC: The DJ Ivory Tower keychain now available online (out of stock)

April 17th:


ON THIS DATE: Widow Wake My Mind/Song For A Son & Astral Planes/A Stitch in Time 7″ released

MISC: Frank Catalano talks about working with JC

April 16th:

TOUR: See Jimmy with Frank Catalano the next 3 Andy Jazz Club shows

TRIBUTE: Watch the Mellon Collie Tribute Show in full

April 15th:

NEWS: WPC to be feature on Rock Icons on VH1 April 25th 10pm

April 14th:

NEWS: 3rd track for the next SP album has a name

PIC: Iha in Japan

April 13th:

NEWS: WPC tweets 2 tracks are nearly complete with goal to be done w/ new album before soon to be announced acoustic tour

April 12th:

VIDEO: Where do i go for SP / Manson tickets? / WPC said he might start a new wrestling business in The After Show(2:07)

April 11th:

TRIBUTE: Tribute show Thirty-Three / Tonight, Tonight tribute / Infinite Sadness clip / Stumbleine / Thru the Eyes of Ruby

April 10th:

VIDEO: WPC talks with Bloomberg about streaming music and more

NEWS: 1 song down possible 9 more to go for the next SP album

PIC: JI at recent show

April 9th:

PIC: WPC and Jeff plays a private charity show

MISC: Buy JC house

April 8th:

TRIBUTE: Mellon Collie unplugged: 20 years of Infinite Sadness TONIGHT in San Francisco (pic 1, pic 2, pic 3, pic 4, pic 5, setlist, video We Only Come Out at Night )

PIC: Jimmy and Billy side by side

April 7th:

NEWS: SP back in studio for 8 weeks / New album name still surrounded in mystery / Former SP bassist to have interview with SPFreaks

MYSTERY: Drum + Fife promo has unannounced or canceled Nashville show listed

BIRTHDAY: Happy Birthday to former SP bassist Nicole

April 6th:

NEWS: WPC  says they will be doing acoustic shows before Manson Tour! 

VIDEO: WPC talks to Fusion about Monuments to An Elegy

PIC: Iha hits Japan for upcoming show / WPC with other Cub fans

TOUR: Concord, CA show selling “Fast Lane” tickets to “skip the line

April 5th:

VIDEO: Watching WPC on That Metal Show 

HISTORY: Digital box set “Rarities and B-Sides” was released 10 years ago

April 4th:

VIDEO: Hear WPC funny fitness secret and his real age / That Metal Show Extra w/ WPC 

April 3rd:

MCIS TRIBUTE: Podcast on the upcoming fan MCIS tribute along with interview with SPFreak contruibuter Geo

VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins on The Tonight Show / WPC & Jeff on GMA

PIC: WPC & Clark the Cub / WPC with the Nationals mascot / WPC with all the attending MLB mascots / WPC with A’s mascot / WPC with Fusion editor and producer (pic 2) / Pics backstage at JF

NEWS: WPC returns to his Teahouse to spin tunes tomorrow / WPC and Manson hold a surprise Reddit Q&A / WPC says they will be doing VIP shows / SP will be the closing act / Machina reissue held up by label dispute / WPC thinks the TEOT tour will lead to more touring offers / Will Manson & SP playing Eye together /

April 2nd:

TOUR: Get tickets using presale code ENDTIMES OR Monuments OR MARILYN / Special sale price going on via Groupon

PIC: WPC backstage with Catherine Townsend, WPC in DC, WPC with fan

April 1st:

NEWS: WPC to be on That Metal Show on Saturday, Jimmy to be part of 93XRT Cub’s Opening Night broadcast

MISC: James Iha Apr Fools joke

PIC: WPC with Veterans Services group / 2nd pic

March 31st:

TOUR NEWS: The Smashing Pumpkins will team up with Manson for a coast to coast US TourAdditional date Las Vegas NV July 10th, Additional date Toronto, Canada Aug 4th, Pre-Sale Starts tomorrow , One more tour date Aug 1st Foxwoods Resort Casino Mashantucket, Ct (according to Manson site)

CONTEST: Win Tickets for July 20th New Orleans show

March 30th:

NEWS: Corgan explains that the Drum + Fife video is an allegory. Also confirm D+F will be played at both upcoming TV appearances 

VIDEO: Drum + Fife Music Video Released

March 29th:

NEWS: Smashing Pumpkins to perform on Good Morning America on April 3rd

March 28th:

HISTORY: The self-released tape, titled The Smashing Pumpkins was released

March 27th:

NEWS: The Smashing Pumpkins will be on the Tonight Show starting Jimmy Fallon April 2nd (original info)  /  Billy Corgan will appear on “That Metal Show” on VH1 this season

PIC: WPC pic now showing on Rock Icon (image)

March 26th:

Happy 47th Birthday to former Pumpkin, James Iha, James thanks ppl for the b-day wishes

March 25th:

NEWS: Monuments to and Elegy available in Brazil

PIC: WPC new shirt

March 22nd:

PIC: WPC, Mark, Jack White and Tommy Lipnick

HISTORY: Disarm single was released

Mar 20th:

VIDEO: 1979 (LIVE) with some interesting audience participation

Mar 19th:

WPC cat Sammi passes away (original post from WPC about getting the cats)

Mar 18th:

VIDEO: Billy being sung happy birthday to by audience in Lima

PICS: pro shots from Lima, Peru show, more pro shots from Lima, Peru, blurry pic of JC @ SXSW, JC on panel at SXSW, JC w/ other SXSW goers, new DJ Iha pic, Iha in studio, 2nd pic of Iha studio, WPC spotted at the airport

Mar 17th:

Happy Birthday to William Patrick Corgan!

VIDEO: Billy Corgan to evaluated the musical purpose of the Smashing Pumpkins 

Birthday: Happy Birthday to former bassist Melissa Auf der Maur

Notable Birthday Wishes to WPC: Manson, JC, Sierra Swan, Kristin Burns, SP twitter, David Wild, Ex Cops, RS Italy,

MISC: Retweet a b-day wish to BC for a chance to win Oceania Live

Mar 15th:

VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins Lollapalooza, Chile performance in full

Mar 12th:

VIDEO: William Corgan talks about Soundwave 2015

Mar 9th:

FAN PROJECT: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness 20 years Tribute Series

PIC: DJ James Iha event in Chicago, pic 2, pic 3, JC on panel

Mar 7th:

BIRTHDAY: Happy Birthday to Adore era touring drummer Kenny Aronoff!

Mar 5th:

PIC: Corgan with fans in S. America

MISC: Hear from Jimmy about streaming impact on music March 9th

Mar 4th:

PIC: JC having a very cool lunch

MISC: EX-COP (indie band WPC produced an album for recently) rejects McDonalds offer of SXSW showcase

Mar 3rd:

VIDEO: Billy Corgan on remembering Leonard Nimoy

PIC: Billy is in South America

Mar 2nd:

VIDEO: New video from Billy Corgan’s Voltaire’s CANDIDE, Jimmy sits on a panel/judge at LAUNCH Festival 2015

NEWS: Jimmy comes to SF for Launch Festival

Mar 1st:

VIDEO: Manson joins SP for Ava Adore

HISTORY: 1979 remixes released

Feb 28th:

VIDEO: 1979 at Brisbane show

NEWS: Tickets for James Iha DJ set for Mar 7th in Chicago on sale

HISTORY: Machina/the machines of God released in 2000

Feb 27th:

PIC: WPC at the Cricket World Cup, JC w/ Chicago Tribune reporter

Feb 26th:

PIC: Corgan, Manson w/ Rob Halford of Judas Priest, Brad Wilk w/ INXS drummer

MISC: Corgan goes to to the Cricket World Cup

Feb 25th:

VIDEO: Corgan interview about musical evolution 

AUDIO: Corgan interview at soundwave w/ Higgo

Feb 24th:

VIDEO: 1979 live, Corgan talks with The Morning Show in AUS

AUDIO: Billy Corgan talks with Tripe J -interview download-

PICS: Pro Pictures from Festival Hall show, Even more pro pictures from Soundwave, Corgan with Australian Morning show

Feb 23rd:

PIC: WPC performing special VIP show, setlist, WPC with fan Pro pictures from Melbourne show

AUDIO: Billy Corgan interview with Double J (6 day limit) -interview only download link-

NEWS: SP setlist for at Festival Hall

Feb 22nd:

VIDEO: Pale Horse at Soundwave, Tonight, Tonight

PIC: From the Drum + Fife video shoot, setlist picture from soundwave, pro pics from soundwave

History: No Alternative released

Feb 21st:

VIDEO: William Patrick Corgan chats w/ Music Feeds

PIC: The SP All Star Line-Up, Live on stage, partial setlist picture

HISTORY: 15 years ago today SIYL was released

Feb 20th:

VIDEO: Billy Corgan interview with The Weekly Feed

PIC: Billy and Jeff at Bakehouse Studio in AUS

Feb 19th:

VIDEO: Billy Corgan Talks “Being Beige” & Monuments to an Elegy

NEWS: James Iha DJ playlist plus DJ plan for Chicago on March 7th

Feb 18th:

PIC: Billy spends time with a young friend

NEWS: SP heads to AUS, US shows might happen, EU not so likely / Manson & Billy possibly to join forces again in AUS?

Feb 17th:

PIC: Sketch of SP rehearsals.

NEWS: Corgan to be on AUS Morning Show today (technically it’s tomorrow?)

Feb 15th:

PIC: Living the dream

Feb 14th:

PIC: SP Rehearsals, pic 2, pic 3

Feb 13th:

NEWS: David Pajo (former member of Zwan) survives suicide attempts [Our prayers and thoughts go out to David and his family]  UPDATE: PICTURE FROM DAVID. HE IS OK!
 / JCC is 4 for 4

Feb 12th:

INTERVIEW: Billy Corgan talks about a new artistic direction

Feb 11th:

NEWS: Day 3 for JCC and 2 tracks done

INTERVIEW: In Depth interview with Jimmy

MISC: Oceania Live in 3D to broadcast on Latin American network.

Feb 10th:

VIDEO: Jimmy shares work from day 1

PIC: Billy shares pic of a synth

Feb 9th:

VIDEO: Jimmy warms up on day 1 of JCC studio time

NEWS: Jimmy is heading to LA for work on new JCC music (amongst other things?), Billy updates fans on Tour, Future Zuzu’s audio releases, and changing Day for Night title

Feb 8th:

TOUR: Win a 3 song Acoustic Set / Q and A with Billy Corgan  / Another way to enter to VIP Sidewave experience

Pics: Candide reading,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Feb 7th:

TOUR: Save 25% off tickets for SP Lima show

MISC: Ex Cops thanks Billy Corgan & his 2 dogs amongst others

Feb 6th:

TOUR: Smashing Pumpkins to play in Paraguay @ Asuncionico / save 50% off on Pumpkins upcoming Lima show

PIC: Manson and Billy in Chicago

Happy Birthday to former Pumpkin drummer Mike Byrne (25)

Feb 4th:


Feb 3rd:

HISTORY: Zwan released the “Honestly” single on this day

Feb 2nd:

VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins performance at Absolute Radio in Dec 2014, Billy interview with Sam Roberts about wrestling (audio release Jan 8th)

MISC: Billy to be holding a special reading of CANDIDE by Voltaire Feb 8th at Zuzu’s

Feb 1st:

MISC: Billy’s creative class canceled

Jan 30th:

TOUR: James Iha to perform, on April 7th in Japan

Jan 28th:

NEWS: Billy Corgan to be featured in an upcoming episode of Rock Icons on VH1 Classic

MISC: BWBW used in new UFC promo, TC&L are headed to Mexico

Jan 27th:

SPN: Billy writes about rewriting Day For Night & Plans to talk less

ON THIS DAY: Zwan only album Mary Star of the Sea was released 12 years ago

Jan 26th:

TOUR: Smashing Pumpkins are coming to Lima, Peru March 17th (video ad)

PIC: Billy teaching his creative class

Jan 24th:

PIC: DJ Ivory Tower at Zuzu’s / DJ Iha, 2nd pic w/ DJ Iha, (iha art), 3rd pic of DJ Iha

Jan 23rd:

VIDEO: Billy sits down to talk to AP

INTERVIEW: James Iha talks about his DJ set tonight

TOUR: James Iha will be a DJ in Denver TONIGHT!  / James Iha. San Diego show to be a DJ set too

TWEETS: Billy breaks his twitter fast to thank Dave Navarro / thanks Chino / BC going spin 60/70 psych 45’s tonight at zuzu’s (more info) / BC promotes Being Beige music video and BBC performance / BC sends well wishes to Phantogram

MISC: Billy choses Simple Minds – Up On the Catwalk as one of their best tracks, Press article mistakenly says “Farewell & Goodnight” was one of SP “massive hits”

Jan 22nd:

ON THIS DAY: The 1979 single was released 19 years ago today

MISC: Check out former Pumpkin bassist Nicole Fiorentino new album from TC&L / Former Pumpkin drummer, Mike Byrne, continues to offer online drumming lessons

Jan 21st:

VIDEO: BBC Dec 2014 show (now on youtube)

Jan 19th:

VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins – Being Beige / UK ONLY: Watch SP performance at BBC from December 2014

Jan 18th:

Misc: William is holding a 2 part creativity class at his tea house (room is limited)

Jan 17th:

NEWS: Another picture preview of the Being Beige music video

Jan 16th:

TOUR: Smashing Pumpkins to play in two new Australian dates, 23rd in Melbourne 25th in Sydney (Melbourne tix go on sale on Wed) / James Iha to play @ the Hideout in San Diego Feb 13th

NEWS: New Smashing Pumpkins Music Video to premiere on Monday (CONFIRMED: Being Beige), Smashing Pumpkins to be featured on the BBC Jan 19-22

MISC: Dave Navarro likes the new SP album

Jan 15th:

TOUR: The Smashing Pumpkins will be playing in Rio March 25th / pre-sale info

Misc: Have a favorite moment from a visit @ Zuzu’s, send them a pic 

Jan 14th:

INTERVIEW: Billy talks about the latest SP album and his upcoming book

TOUR: Smashing Pumpkins to play additional tour date in Brazil on March 27th 

Jan 12th:

INTERVIEW: Billy has an in-depth conversation with Drowned in Sound

Jan 11th:

TWEET: Phanto Gram thanks Billy for his support

Jan 8th:

AUDIO: Billy Corgan talks wrestling and why he left R PRo (itunes)

Jan 5th:

VIDEO: French interview with Corgan

Interview: Billy Corgan talks with Guitar World

Jan 3rd:

PIC: Billy spotted at Zuzu’s, pic 2

NEWS: Jimmy is doing some recording with Catalano today

Jan 2nd:

American Gothic released on this date

Dec 31st:

SP mistakenly said to be playing gig tonight

Dec 30th:

Jimmy Chamberlin & Billy Mohler plans to release new music via the Complex in 2015

Dec 25th:

PIC: Santa Billy

NEWS: Billy wishes fans a Merry Christmas, JC too

AUDIO: Dorian accoustic

Dec 23rd:

PICS: SP playing in LA

Dec 22nd:

VIDEO: Smashing Pumpkins on OUI FM (interview/performance 19:56 )

AUDIO: Billy chats with Soundwave, Billy Corgan talks to Team Rock

Dec 20th:

NEWS: Billy to DJ at Zuzu’s at 830pm / Billy will be bringing limited edition copies of Monuments LP

Dec 19th:

INTERVIEW: Associated Press write up about Monuments with quotes from BC, Billy tells Billboards what he thinks about the “music industry” today

PIC: Billboard pics of BC (21 & 22)

NEWS: Billy RT Manson new video, Interview with Billy Corgan to be available on Sunday at 7pm AEDST

Dec 18th:

VIDEO: Monuments to an Elegy (Track by Track chat)Acoustic set with Billy and Jeff at RTL2

INTERVIEW: Billy Corgan talks with the Guardian 

NEWS: SP is coming to Soundwave 2015

Dec 16th:

VIDEO: Billy on LOVELINE, Billy has an interview with GigWiseKROQ Kevin & Bean Backstage Acoustic Christmas interview

AUDIO:  KROQ Kevin & Bean Interview with Marilyn Manson where he talks about BC around

INTERVIEW: Billy Corgan talks to LA Times

NEWS: Manson tweets about SP show in LA Tonight, Billy to be on Team Rock (talks about cats)

Dec 15th:


NEWS: Smashing Pumpkins to play surprise show in LA tomorrow tickets on sale at 10am today, BC on loveline tonight

Dec 14th: 

VIDEO: Stream the 25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Webcast
featuring Smashing Pumpkins (SP on at 9:25 PM PST), Billy Corgan: Digitally Assassinated (on Info Wars with Alex Jones) Acoustic Set at Zia Records, Las Vegas: Drum + Fife, Being Beige, Stand Inside Your Love, Disarm Clips: Drum + Fife, Being Beige, Being Beige 2, One and All

PICS: Zia Records, Las Vegas, Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas 1, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas 2, With opening band Fever Red, BC backstage at KROQ show

Dec 11th: 

VIDEO: Crowd Footage from Jimmy Kimmel show, Billy talks to Team Rock about MTAE

PIC: SP with JK

Dec 10th:

VIDEO: VH1 performance of Being Beige, Interview from VH1, clip of BWBW at JK, Clip Fame on JK, Clip of Zero from JK, Clip of Tonight, Tonight from JK, Clip of Hummer from JK

AUDIO: NYC Recording by NYC Taper

PICS: Billy with beanie, Billy with Huffpost Live interviewer, Pics from Howard Stern show, BC and Friend, SP Soundcheck, stage, SP takes the stage, multi pics from JK

NEWS: Billy tweets that MTAE is #5 on iTunes, Why Billy likes being on Howard Stern pt1 pt2, SP Soundcheck 2 tracks for Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel setlist (plus encore?), Jimmy visits Berklee Online

Dec 9th:

MONUMENTS TO AN ELEGY is now on sale!, Billy announces the release of MTAE

VIDEO: Video from NYC show (to be updated over next 5 days) (sound check vid 1, vid 2), Billy talks to VH1 (on multi pages), Billy Corgan on Huffpost Live, Being Beige performance on BBC (YouTube Rip), Billy on Ask Anything with Fans

AUDIO: Billy Corgan on Howard Stern (NOW with performance), Listen to Billy’s playlist for the BBC, NYC Show tapped by Cabbage on Zomb via torrent

PICS: NYC Show pics (recent pics on GettyImages), More NYC Pics, flyer for SP at VH1 yesterday, Billy got to visit with Natalie Imbruglia, Billy and Sharon Osbourne 

Interview: Billy talks to Time Out Music London, Billy talks to fans on Reddit, Interview with Wall Street Journal

News: SP will be on Big Morning Buzz WED 9am/8am cst, Fever Red will be opening for SP in Las Vegas

Dec 8th:

AUDIO: Billy Corgan Tells Us His David Bowie StoriesBilly talks about UK being ahead of world on XFM

VIDEO: Billy talks about the new album to NME

PICS: Monuments CD and litho in fans handsBilly’s teahouse POPUP shop is live in NYC with the album for sale and other limited edition merch, Merch from the pop up store, Jeff’s guitar is being worked on, Jeff and Billy perform at VH1

NEWS: SP will be on Howard Stern Tomorrow, Billy will be doing a REDDIT Q&A with fans tomorrow, Ask Billy a question via Huffington Post, Billy to autograph new record in NYC tomorrow

Dec 6th:

VIDEO: London Show Playlist (to be updated over next 5 days)

PIC: SP from the side

Dec 5th:

VIDEO: Interview Billy Corgan talks to VEVO on MTAE and the music world today / Billy talks about DRUM + FIFE to iTunes / video clip of Tonight, Tonight @ KOKO  Disarm (short) / Manson singing his track with SP / 2 mins of Manson on Ava Adore FULL MULTI-CAM mix of Ava Adore FULL Tri-Cam mix of Ava Adore, Drum + Fife from London

AUDIO: Smashing Pumpkins perform at BBC6 (available till the 1st of the year) / XFM Interview

INTERVIEW: Billy talks about the path he has traveled (includes 2 great new pics)James Iha talks about what he has been up to recently

PICS: SP Performance at BBC6, pic 2, pic 3, pic 4 / Pic from SP London show, pic 2, pic 3, pic 4, pic 5, pic 6, pic 7, pic 8, pic 9 / Merch for London Show

RUMOR: Manson to join SP tonight / PIC of Manson on stage with SP2nd pic, 3rd pic, pic 4, pic 5short video, 2nd short video, 3rd short video 

OTHER: SP Absolute Radio performance to air Dec 9th 9pm, Pick-Up MTAE a day early in NYC, Pickup MTAE at Amoeba Music and get a free ticket for SP Jimmy Kimmel Live event

Dec 4th:

Rumor set design for the Smashing Pumpkins show

VIDEO: Billy talks about ONE AND ALL to iTunes, Billy talks about mokeys

Interview: Billy Corgan talks about the path he has taken / Mark Stoermer talks about joining the Smashing Pumpkins

AUDIO: BBC Radio 2 interview (starts around 35:40) (audio is available till Jan 1st)

PICS: Billy with Courtney Love and Manson (2014), Limited Edition Lime-Green version of MTAE, Billy playing for XFM / 2nd pic from XFM

Dec 3rd:

Pledge Music sent out premature download notice for MTAE a “Technical Fault”

Billy to talk with BBC RADIO 2 (a track he chose to play)

Monuments to an Elegy got 5 stars out of 5 from Artist Direct

Interview with Billy Corgan

PICS: Billy takes a well deserved rest / BC performing for OUIFM – 2nd pic (he played Disarm), BC with fan, BC with BBC radio personality.

Dec 2nd:


VIDEO: Billy talks about “Being Beige” to iTunes

PIC: Billy with Robin Ruttun

Jimmy wants to know what you think of this artist he will be working with

SP is holding a picture contest

win tickets for London show

14 years ago and 14 years ago

Dec 1st:

Pics from SP at Circus Halligalli

Artwork from MTAE available to those who bought the album via Pledge Music

The Smashing Pumpkins playing Being Beige at Circus Halligalli



Smashing Pumpkins News October – November 2014

Smashing Pumpkins News August – September 2014