Smashing Pumpkins

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A Bowie Celebration review – a starry tribute concert for a mind-blowing talent
Five years on from David Bowie’s death, bandmate Mike Garson leads an epic lineup, from Billy Corgan to Adam Lambert, in three hours of livestreamed sound and vision

Dave Simpson

10, Jan, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Smashing Pumpkins: Cyr review – infinite flatness
Three of the band’s original members drift back to the 80s with a synth-fuelled endurance test of an album

Phil Mongredien

29, Nov, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Being invited into my son’s music appreciation group was the best Father’s Day present | Paul Mitchell
We started chatting about deep stuff, things we normally wouldn’t find a way to discuss

Paul Mitchell

05, Sep, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Billy Corgan touring with Noel Gallagher: what could possibly go wrong?
The frontmen are on the road together, a co-headline tour following in the turbulent footsteps of Morrissey and Bowie

Gavin Haynes

05, Apr, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Smashing Pumpkins review – it’s just me, myself and I
You can’t fault their energy but, at three hours long and with countless costume changes, the 90s rock gods’ reunion show is all about singer Billy Corgan’s huge ego

Kitty Empire

21, Oct, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Smashing Pumpkins review – still miles ahead of their rivals
The sheer inventiveness and breadth of their back catalogue makes this 30th-anniversary tour a joy

Michael Hann

17, Oct, 2018 @10:21 AM

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Tracks of the week reviewed: Tove Lo, A$AP Rocky, Smashing Pumpkins
Tove Lo gets graphic, A$AP Rocky ropes in a grime elder statesman, and Billy Corgan returns with a squelch

Hannah J Davies

15, Jun, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Infinite sadness: how to endure the longest albums of all time
Music has always been dotted with overly long albums, often by musicians at the peak of their powers, and sometimes by Gareth Gates. Here’s what we learned by listening to them all

Joel Golby

20, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Siamese nightmare: how sour grapes scuppered the Pumpkins' reunion
With the news that D’arcy Wretzky will not be joining Billy Corgan and bandmates, should fans feel cheated that bands reform with their classic lineups incomplete?

Mark Beaumont

09, Mar, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Smashing Pumpkins announce first tour since 2000
After extensive teasers on social media, the mostly reformed band announced a 36-city reunion tour to kick off in summer 2018

Jake Nevins

15, Feb, 2018 @7:33 PM

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Billy Corgan loses lawsuit against TNA Wrestling
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman and president of the wrestling promotion organisation’s parent company fails in attempt to gain legal ownership

Guardian music

01, Nov, 2016 @10:17 AM

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Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan goes to war with his own wrestling company
The rock frontman is suing TNA Wrestling – despite the fact he’s the company’s president – with a restraining order filed against owner Dixie Carter

Guardian music

14, Oct, 2016 @8:04 AM

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