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SMASHING PUMPKINS: New Video Interview With BILLY CORGAN

Darren of 98.7 FM conducted an interview with Billy Corgae of SMASHING PUMPKINS at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California during this weekend's Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF). You can now watch the chat below. According to The Pulse of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS will likely take four years — not two, as originally expected ...

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BILLY CORGAN Covers POISON's 'Thorn' With CAMP FREDDY

CAMP FREDDY — the Los Angeles-based "jam" group featuring Dave Navarro (JANE'S ADDICTION, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS), Billy Morrison (ex-THE CULT bassist, current CIRCUS DIABLO vocalist), Matt Sorum (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Donovan Leitch (son of legendary folk singer Donovan), and Chris Chaney (JANE'S ADDICTION, ALANIS MORRISETTE) — made its sixth annual appearance at ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Releases Fifth New Song

As they launch their summer tour of intimate venues tonight at the House of Blues in Cleveland (July 6), THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have released their fifth free track, "Freak". The song — with its deep rhythm groove and red hot guitar lines — arrives today at radio and is available for free download, with no ...

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RUSH Guitarist Talks Gear

Guitar amp company Hughes & Kettner recently conducted an interview with guitarist Alex Lifeson of Canadian rock legends RUSH. The chat, which took place at the Sony Film Studios in Culver City, California at the final pre-production rehearsals for the band's "Time Machine" tour, features Lifeson talking about his "astonishing" new Hughes & Kettner "Steam ...

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