Nope, this doesn't countLast week, we discussed ten bands who ruined their legacy by reuniting. Don't get the wrong idea, though -- we're not complete haters. And so, here are the groups we'd like to see put together one last reunion tour. Note: We're only talking about bands with all of thei ... More >>
Kristin BurnsBilly Corgan: The Uncut, Expanded LA Weekly Interview!Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins will be headlining the last night of the 2010 Sunset Strip Music Festival this Saturday, August 28.
Corgan is the subject of this week's LA Weekly Interview in our print edition. He spok ... More >>
Timothy NorrisSmashing Pumpkins at the Gibson Amphitheatre, December 2008On the surface, the songs on the first EP in the Smashing Pumpkins' ambitious 44-song Teargarden by Kaleidyscope seem to reflect the time main man Billy Corgan spent communing with Spirits in the Sky.
Spirits, the side ... More >>
Last night at Hollywood's Hotel Café, Billy Corgan and his Sky Saxon-inspired Spirit in the Sky band -- which featured Dave Navarro of Jane's Addiction -- introduced to Los Angeles one Mike Byrne, the 19-year old drummer and newest Smashing Pumpkins member.
Kristin BurnsBilly Corgan and Spirit i ... More >>
This just in from Billy Corgan's publicist. You, yes you, can be the new Jimmy Chamberlain, who left Smashing Pumpkins last week. Seems Billy and whoever else is in the "Smashing Pumpkins" now are looking for an excellent drummer, and are having an open call.
Night one of the Smashing Pumpkins at the Gibson
(Text by Jeff Miller, photos by Timothy Norris. Click on images for entire Smashing Pumpkins slideshow.)As the Smashing Pumpkins took the stage to a surprisingly
funky new song called "Everybody Come Clap" for their first proper L.A.
show since reunit ... More >>
SDSU Open Air Theatre, Sept. 19
By Carlie Armstrong
As far as southern California nights go, Wednesday night was alarmingly chilly. However, inside the Open Air Theatre, (though technically still outside) the climate was hot and heavy with the dripping excitement of a sold-out cro ... More >>