Billy Corgan’s New Record Will Only Cost You $507

Just when you thought Billy Corgan had reached the peak of self-absorption comes the news that he is releasing a vinyl box set of an eight-hour ambient set he performed live in a tea shop in 2014. The Simpsons writers couldn’t come up with a better parody of Corgan, who...

That Time Billy Corgan Did A Hilariously Awkward Interview With Nick Cave

For whatever reason, at the 1994 Lollapalooza festival, MTV decided to have Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan interview Australian music legend Nick Cave instead of sending one of their regular interviewers. Presumably, the producers were concerned about the potential HR ramifications of having one of their interviewers eviscerated by Cave’s...

Billy Corgan Has Some Interesting Ideas Why Adelaide Shunned Soundwave

Recently, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan’s considerable music legacy has become somewhat overshadows by his tendency to be… well, kind of a querulous ninny. The Pumpkins leader just seems to be kind of ticked off by just about everything around him, and he’s letting people know about it. Whether you...

This Dancing News Anchor Is The Real Life Ron Burgundy & The 4 Trashiest Stories From This Week

Every week there’s a bunch of music-related stories, links, videos and other internet goodies that are a little on the trashy side, but for whatever reason get everyone in the office talking. This is what the Tone Deaf Trash Can is all about: it’s our avenue for sharing the funniest,...

Billy Corgan Taken To Court Over Fallen Eucalyptus Tree. Yes, Really.

Whether he’s discussing his favourite hobby becoming a ‘behind-the-scenes’ wrestling TV reality show, or mouthing off at other high-profile acts, the domed leader of the Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Corgan, never strays too far from headlines. His latest controversy? Corgan has found himself at the wrong end of a bizzarre lawsuit involving Grey’s Anatomy, a...

Billy Corgan “Pisses On Radiohead” While Offering Up Free Stream Of New Smashing Pumpkins Album

When Billy Corgan, the domed leader of Smashing Pumpkins, talks – the music world generally listens. Why? Because he’s usually got some pretty batty shit to say. Whether it’s about the fact he considered changing the Pumpkins’ name or conversely talking about fame vs artistry as his greatest struggle; right down to letting everyone...

Billy Corgan To Launch His Own Wrestling Reality TV Show

It’s been a while since the one-and-only domed frontman of Smashing Pumpkins offered some wacky diatribe, since spouting that he could be changing the band’s name or conversely talking about fame vs artistry; Billy Corgan has been pretty quiet since the announcement that he’s set to play the sold-out Splendour In The...

Billy Corgan Actually Makes Sense, Says ‘Fame Has Supplanted Artistry’ In Music

Most the time Billy Corgan is making headlines around the world it’s because he’s gone off on one of his infamous rants. But a lot of his quotes are often published without any context making them appear much more controversial than they actually are. But in a recently published video,...

Smashing Pumpkins To Change Name?

We all know that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is a victim of sucking on his own exhaust for far too long. Hell, we’re not too sure we’d be much better off if we came out of the hangover that was the nineties and realised we’d been with Courtney Love....

Billy Corgan Starts Pro Wrestling Organisation

One of rock n roll’s kookiest and most enigmatic alumni, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, has revealed in an interview with Fox News in Chicago that he is taking his decade long passion for wrestling to a whole other level by actually setting us his own league. “I’ve been involved...