Billy Corgan onstage

Smashing Pumpkins complete Machina II reissue, features roughly 80 tracks

The album was “written to be kind of like a musical,” said frontman Billy Corgan.
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Butch Vig reveals the unlikely effects box used on The Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream

It’s unlikely to be on the used market anytime soon.
Billy Corgan / D'arcy Wretzky

Billy Corgan on whether D’arcy Wretzky will ever rejoin Smashing Pumpkins: “That’s a dead...

"She made it very clear that the bridge is burned"
Alice In Chains

Watch an enormous Alice In Chains tribute concert featuring Metallica, Mastodon, Billy Corgan and...

Commemorating the band's win of the MoPOP Founders Award.
Carstens Amplification Grace Amplifier

Carstens Amplification teams with Billy Corgan on the high-gain Grace amplifier

One of Corgan’s requests was for the amplifier to have an “unheard-of amount of gain”.
Billy Corgan, Eddie Van Halen

Billy Corgan: Eddie Van Halen was always an “alternative guitar player,” even though “he...

Classic rock and alternative rock don’t have to be at loggerheads...

Billy Corgan’s advice for beginner musicians: “Put your whole focus into reaching people through...

The singer and guitarist aptly shared the advice through a Facebook video.
Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan Shiny Oh So Bright

“Paint colour actually changes the sound of a guitar”: Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins man reveals the finish that sounds best to him.

Billy Corgan has a new signature guitar

The Reverend Billy Corgan Terz is built to accommodate higher tunings.


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