Smashing Pumpkins News

Links in BOLD are of the most interest, links in RED/BOLD are local articles, while links that are not bold would have been considered “Blank Page” items in the past. For past articles, use the archive bar on the right.

Oct 1st:

SPN: Billy is ready to blast off into DAY FOR NIGHT

Sept 30th:

21 years of “Today”

Sept 26th:

Tea & Conversation with Billy Corgan

JC plays in Milwaukee tonight and tomorrow

Sept 25th:

PR for the upcoming R Pro “Practice What You Preach” event which will be part of the AMC unscripted reality show

Billy Corgan tells Esquire “Adore was made to be ahead of its time”

Sept 24th:

Hear the Adore reissue on Google Play Music All Access / Spotify as well

SPN: Billy talks about the rich amount of “motifs” Jeff & him have created

Cortney Kern visited Zuzu’s with Billy

Sept 23rd:

SPN: Billy and Jeff find fun by “playing”

Billy Corgan talks about the Adore reissue to Digital Trends

look inside the Adore LP reissue

Adore Litho when bought at independent record stores

Fan collage on “Adore Day”

Rolling Stone names Billy 1 of 15 musicians who run business empires

Billy Corgan talks about Adore, the past and future in new Radio.com interview

Sept 22nd:

Billy’s teahouse to have a 2nd anniversary event Sept 27th 10pm to midnight

Memorabilia Monday revisits the “To Sheila” guitar

Billy can’t change the world by food, but by tea, “that’s another story!”

Sept 21st:

Billy Corgan talks with Craft. tells us who he’d pick to sit down to a pot of tea with

Sept 20th:

AUDIO: Billy Corgan interview part two by Jim Ryan

Billy details his current struggles and updates us on his work with the track SOLARA

Sept 19th:

For 48hrs you can watch the concert that accompanies the Adore reissue here (still up as of Sept 22nd)

Jimmy to be speaking on how Live Streaming can create the digital music venue

Adore reissue has already made it into the hands of fans / another look inside

VIDEO: Unlocked video of “PUG” is now on WhatDoYouAdore.com

Entire Adore reissue concert to be available on YouTube for 48hrs starting at 5pm PST

Fans getting shipping notice of the Adore reissue is on its way

VIDEO: Unlocked video of “AVA ADORE” & TEAR  from WhatDoYouAdore.com

Sept 18th:

Pumpkinland 2 is said to be located in Northbrook, IL

AUDIO: Listen to PUG (Matt Walker Reimagined)

SPN: Billy shares the event of yesterday

SP is running a visual social media event called “What Do You Adore” which will lead to a release of “exclusive video content”

Sept 17th:

SPN: Update on b-side and mastering of MtaE

See the Adore reissue unboxed

Music Vault creates its own Smashing Pumpkins channel (no new videos)

The Adore reissue will not be available outside of US/CAN till Oct 6th

Sept 16th:

SPN: Billy partially finishes a b-side

Zuzu’s has received their shipment of Adore reissues for their pre-order

Sept 15th:

Oceania Live to see some Facebook time in connection with Adore reissue

SPN: Billy changes tracks for B-SIDES and to start soon on next album

Sept 13th:

James working with Scott Weiland

Sept 11th:

SPN: Billy talks about song QUEEN OF THE MEADOW, and MCIS b-side CHERRY

Try Try Try, released on this date 14 years ago

Sept 10th:

Buy Jimmy’s house

Billy mourns the passing of a pro wrestler, Sean O’Haire

Win a signed copy of the Adore Super Deluxe reissue

AUDIO: Early Banjo Version of “To Sheila”

SPN: Working on b-sides reluctantly 

Alt Nat. interview with Billy Corgan covers the departure and relationship of Nicole, Mike and Jimmy

Sept 9th:

Billy’s interview with Alternative Nation will be up tomorrow

British writers, memoirs, talks about meeting SP (in the early 90’s) after a show in Europe 

Sept 8th:

Another track from BC latest executive producing project

Jimmy reveals what is holding up the next JCC album (new JC pic)

AUDIO: to Blank Page (Early Version) which will be available on the Adore reissue.

SPN: Billy talks about the next album 

Sept 7th:

Perfect released on this date in 1998

Billy’s teahouse turns 2, celebration plans underway for the end of Sept

Sept 5th:

Pic of BC after spinning tunes at Zuzu’s

BC is selling his used LPs at Zuzu’s

Machina 2 released, 14 years ago

Sept 4th:

Picture of the Pumpkins with staff from The Simpsons

Interview w/ BC to be done on Alt Nation

One more recording of Billy’s Ravinia show

SPN: Additional photo from Ravinia show

The Ivory Tower spins music tonite at Zuzu’s

NPR talks about the Adore reissue (starts at 9:45)

Sept 3rd:

Another Audio Recording of Billy’s show 8/30/2014

Listen to DRONE version of “Blissed and Gone”

Pro pictures from BC show

That’s The Way (My Love Is) was released 7 years ago today  (BC Trivia Question)

Sept 2nd:

SPN: Setlist of BC solo show, and remarks about the show

Sept 1st:

AUDIO VIP SHOW: Killing Moon, Purr Snickety, Owata, Q&A

Jimmy interview, support tech to save music

Possible acoustic shows by BC under SP name would have “No Limit”. (part 2)

VIDEO: Full VIP Show

Possible touring of Billy acoustic shows part 1, part 2

Aug 31st:

Audio recording of Billy’s show link 1, Link 2 via dropbox

Billy thanks those who came to he show from around the world

Part 2 interview with Billy Corgan

Review of last night Billy Corgan show with Setlist

VIDEO: Rehearsal  “Of a Broken Heart”

VIDEO: Purr Snickety VIP Show

Aug 29th:

PIC: BC spinning records at Zuzu’s

PIC: Billy rehersasing with Ex Cops

Aug 28th:

Interview with Billy Corgan in the Chicago Tribune

AUDIO: Listen to Puff Daddy’s remix of AVA ADORE

Aug 27th:

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Billy interview with The Rock N Roll Radio Program part 1 (BC says they won’t play more shows like Ravinia soon due to new album)

Billy talks with the Sun-Times

SPN: Billy announces winner of setlist contest

Aug 26th:

SPN: VIDEO Billy plays TO FORGIVE on piano, and also gives an update on new album

20+ minute video of tea(s) talk w/ BC, Jeff and tea supplier

Aug 25th:

New tea video with BC & Jeff coming soon

Another call out for WPC to do the ALS challenge. 

Matt Walker talks about the Adore reissue and Chicago Song documentary

Aug 23rd:

30 min Billy Corgan audio interview by Dynasty Podcast

Aug 21st:

PR: “The Real Thing” tapping of Billy’s unscripted show.

SPN: Billy Corgan to play Methuselah at upcoming show (despite its difficult subject)

Aug 20th:

Billy Corgan interview (quotes only)

Guitar Center interview from last year

Aug 19th:

Indepth interview w/ Billy Corgan (reveals next album expected to be released Dec 9th)

Lowest price for Adore reissue now $72.42 and about $1.99 for shipping

Another LOWER price via Sears for the Adore reissue $78.25 w/ free shipping

New lowest price for Adore reissue $84.98 w/ free shipping

Aug 18th:

Memorabilia Monday reflects on Starchildren

Billy Corgan has been nominated by a Cubs pitcher to take the Ice Bucket challenge for ALS

Win TAFH on vinyl

Aug 16th:

BC plays “Honestly” with a fan singing

Aug 15th:

Billy Corgan talks with the Chicagoist about his upcoming show and more

VIP Package available for Rivana show

Aug 14th:

VIDEO: Billy Corgan plays unreleased song “Chicago”, “Today” & “Disarm”

Aug 13th:

Billy Corgan post more details about his upcoming Ravinia show

Cheapest Adore Super Deluxe for Canadians courtesy of Deckard

Swan is practicing bass to play with Billy Corgan

Adore reissue promo video

Aug 12th:

Fill out an application for PAWS Chicago by Aug 27th to get free tickets for a Billy Corgan’s Ravinia show

Adore Super Deluxe on sale for $85.49 + free shipping

Poster for Ravinia show

Aug 11th:

Adore version of “Let Me Give The World To You” premieres on YouTube

Billy did an interview for Illinois Entertainer x Dynasty Podcast

JC sighting

Aug 8th:

Zuzu’s adds more signed items to it store

Alt Nation review of Adore reissue

Aug 6th:

Last AEGEA email update 

Aug 5th:

Zuzu’s selling old SP records at its store

JC & Frank Catalano on WGN

Alt Nation to review the Adore reissue in a few days

Limited number of AEGEA 3rd prints now on sale

Aug 4th:

New “Memorabilia Monday” post reveals future releases.

Jimmy Chamberlin/Frank Catalano Love Supreme Collective CD Release Party

Video of Billy’s AEGEA release party including Q&A

Aug 3rd:

Billy spotted at thrift store

BC with Cherri Bomb member

Aug 1st:

Still want a copy of AEGEA sign up for the subscription before Aug 5th