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Smashing Pumpkins Announce 2 New Albums For 2015

Smashing Pumpkins Announce 2 New Albums For 2015: Billy Corgan adds lots of nebulous terminology for dramatic effect on band’s new website. Okay, so yesterday was supposed to be the BIG news about the future of the Smashing Pumpkins. Well Monday came and went with nary a peep from Billy Corgan. But today, news did […]

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Smashing Pumpkins To Make Major Announcement On Monday

Smashing Pumpkins To Make Major Announcement On Monday: SP fan site says to expect big news from Billy Corgan and co. on Monday, March 24th. UPDATED: Click here for official announcement. According to Alternativenation.net Smashing Pumpkins fans should be on high alert next Monday for a big announcement. As far as what the announcement is? […]

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Smashing Pumpkins ‘Siamese Dream’ Turns 20 Years Old

Smashing Pumpkins  ‘Siamese Dream’ Turns 20 Years Old; A look back at an alt-rock masterpiece.  This is the first in a series of Albums That Changed My Life. So Smashing Pumpkins ‘Siamese Dream‘ turned 20 last week. Good lord. I feel old. Where’d the time go? I was 22 it came out. I was also […]

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The Smashing Pumpkins 'Oceania' Album Review

The Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ Album Review

The Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ Album Review Has there ever been a band more polarizing than the Smashing Pumpkins? And it all has to do with frontman Billy Corgan. His songwriting and guitar playing skills  helped make them one of the biggest acts on the 90’s, with the classic albums ‘Gish’, ‘Siamese Dream’ and ‘Mellon Collie and The […]

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Listen to New Smashing Pumpkins Album Oceania

Listen to New Smashing Pumpkins Album Oceania

Listen to New Smashing Pumpkins Album Oceania **UPDATE: The time to preview “Oceania” in its entirety has passed. But don’t despair, as you can still preview snippets and purchase on iTunes and Amazon by clicking on one of the links below. And you can read my album review by clicking here. ; The Smashing Pumpkins […]

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Silversun Pickups Neck Of The Woods Review

Silversun Pickups Neck Of The Woods Review

Silversun Pickups Neck Of The Woods Review *Silversun Pickups return for their 1st album since 2009. Is it any good? I tend to lament the lack of heavy rock now offered in the 2000’s/2010’s, etc. I vented about this in my first ever blog post. Younger folks may claim that there’s just too much nostalgia […]

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The End of the Album, and are we bothered enough to care?

This past Christmas I got 2 gifts that were at the top of my Amazon wish list: The landmark albums by The Smashing Pumpkins, Gish and Siamese Dream, in their remastered deluxe edition formats. Upon opening the box sets, looking at all the postcard style images from the original album art, the lengthy liner notes, […]

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