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Cover Story: William Patrick Corgan

Cover Story: William Patrick Corgan

| November 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

When the Jedi Master speaks, the humble light saber student must sit quietly at his feet and listen. And Smashing Pumpkins anchor Billy Corgan – who has recently re-dubbed himself with the more mature moniker of William Patrick Corgan, under which he just released the skeletal, Rick Rubin-produced solo set Oglilala, one of his best […]

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Photo Gallery: Smashing Pumpkins & Liz Phair @ Civic Opera House

Photo Gallery: Smashing Pumpkins & Liz Phair @ Civic Opera House

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

1993 all over again…

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Cover Story: Kill Hannah

Cover Story: Kill Hannah

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Until There’s Nothing Left of Us…

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File: The End Times Tour- Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson

File: The End Times Tour- Billy Corgan and Marilyn Manson

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

William and Marilyn

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Stage Buzz – Live Review: Smashing Pumpkins

Stage Buzz – Live Review: Smashing Pumpkins

| November 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The “new for 2015” version of the Smashing Pumpkins impressed at Pilsen’s Thalia Hall

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File: March 2013

File: March 2013

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clive Davis judges Mother McAuley graduate, Billy Corgan selling furniture

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Smashing Pumpkins live!

Smashing Pumpkins live!

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Billy Corgan shares the spotlight

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File: October 2012

File: October 2012

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

TO COMMON, WITH LUV Common urges Chicago’s youth to stop the violence. This comes mere weeks after local rapper Lil Jojo (Joseph Coleman, 18) was gunned down on the streets of Englewood and inflammatory tweets posted on musical rival Chief Keef‘s (Keith Cozart, 17) profile caused police to investigate the rising star in connection to […]

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Interview: James Iha

Interview: James Iha

| August 31, 2012 | 2 Comments

Ask ex-Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha why it’s taken him 14 ponderous years – an eternity in showbiz – to release Look To The Sky, the follow-up to his 1998 debut Let It Come Down, and you’ll get a long pause in response. Then a wry chuckle. And then an innocent, “Umm . . . […]

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Pumpkins set sail!

Pumpkins set sail!

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

With the current music model, records either leak online or unceremoniously hit iTunes at the stroke of midnight on a Monday night. Either way, it’s not much of an occasion, especially when compared to the days of album signings and

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Think about the Future . . .

Think about the Future . . .

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Horrorcore rappers Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All — horrorcore, horrorcore, horrorcore, horrorcore! — have become one of the most fiercely debated, if not exactly listened to, artists since Eminem. And they’re in town Friday, as are New Duncan Imperials’ for their farewell, Primus, Light FM, Double Dagger, and the Biophilac musical.

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Cover Story: Billy Corgan

Cover Story: Billy Corgan

| February 1, 2010 | 23 Comments

It’s Only Just Begun If the adage holds true – that “rich is the examined life” – then it’s about time for society, as a whole, to grab its pipe and slippers, curl up in its comfiest recliner, and have a long, hard thoughtful stare into the ice-cold mirror. Chances are, Snow White’s unforgiving Maleficent […]

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