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CHERIE CURRIE's New Album To Feature SLASH, DUFF MCKAGAN, BILLY CORGAN

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Matt Sorum is putting the finishing touches on the new album from Cherie Currie (THE RUNAWAYS), tentatively due later this year. The CD will feature additional contributions from Nick Maybury (PERRY FARRELL, MINK) and Grant Fitzpatrick (MINK) and is described by Sorum as "a great representation of Cherie's voice." He ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS' BILLY CORGAN Blasts Major Labels

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman and sole original member Billy Corgan blasts the major labels in a new interview with Spinner.com, saying, "Something about the need for the major label system to corner the market has squeezed the excitement out of music. It's almost like the restaurant where the prices are ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS To Release 'Teargarden By Kaleidyscope Vol. II: The Solstice Bare'

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will release "Teargarden By Kaleidyscope Vol. II: The Solstice Bare" on November 23 via Martha's Music/Rocket Science Ventures. This physical-only four-song EP is a limited-edition, beautifully packaged CD and deluxe 12-inch vinyl picture disc with the four songs — "The Fellowship", "Freak", "Tom Tom" and "Spangled" as well as an unreleased B-side ...

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BILLY CORGAN's Attempt At Stand-Up Comedy (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan's nine-minute rant about himself, rugby, drugs and having the hottest girlfriend in Australia (THE VERONICAS' Jessica Origliasso) during the band's October 15, 2010 concert in Melbourne, Australia can be viewed below. THE SMASHING PUMPKINS recently issued a brand new track, "Spangled", as a free download, ...

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