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Recap & Photo Gallery: The Smashing Pumpkins at United Center

Recap & Photo Gallery: The Smashing Pumpkins at United Center

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, rumors began to swirl that Billy Corgan was “getting the band back together” to borrow a phrase from The Blues Brothers. Although the Smashing Pumpkins frontman had always continued to tour and record with different musical configurations under the same moniker, this loose talk concerned the four original members: Billy, drummer Jimmy […]

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File: The Smashing Pumpkins Reunion [Updated]

File: The Smashing Pumpkins Reunion [Updated]

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Longtime fans of The Smashing Pumpkins hopes of a full reunion were dashed last month when ex-bassist D’Arcy Wretzky revealed to website BlastEcho.com that she was not invited to participate in the band’s reunion tour with co-founders Billy Corgan, James Iha and Jimmy Chamberlin which will allegedly take place this summer. Speaking exclusively to BlastEcho […]

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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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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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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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