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Report: SMASHING PUMPKINS Reunion Is Underway

MTV News is reporting that onetime SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur as well as an undisclosed source "close to the situation" have confirmed that PUMPKINS bandleader Billy Corgan has been working on material that will, at some point, surface in the form of a new SMASHING PUMPKINS album. "From what I ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Sign New Management Deal

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, Jared Paul and Paul Geary have snagged the reactivated SMASHING PUMPKINS for the Irving Azoff management empire (VAN HALEN, EAGLES, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, FLEETWOOD MAC, JEWEL, AEROSMITH). As previously reported, SMASHING PUMPKINS are rumored to be a primary target for a ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Headline This Year's LOLLAPALOOZA?

SMASHING PUMPKINS are rumored to be a primary target for a headliner at this year's Lollapalooza festival, which will return to Hutchinson Field at Chicago's Grant Park, with dates tenatively set for Aug. 4-6, according to Billboard.com. The lineup for the event won't be announced for weeks. THIEVERY CORPORATION told Billboard.com last week they would ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Staying Smashed?

Launch Radio Networks reports: When the lineup for this year's Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is revealed later today (Monday, January 30), rumors are rampant that the reunited SMASHING PUMPKINS will be one of the headliners. But according to FMQB.com, a spokesperson for frontman Billy Corgan's record label told a San Diego radio station ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Perform At COACHELLA Festival?

According to World Entertainment News Network, Billy Corgan's desperate attempts to reform the SMASHING PUMPKINS have reportedly paid off, with the band rumored to be playing at this April's Coachella festival in California. Corgan began his campaign last June when he famously took out an ad in the Chicago Tribune revealing his desire to reunite ...

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TAPROOT, 10 YEARS To Guest On 'Rockline'

TAPROOT and 10 YEARS will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, November 28. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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MELISSA AUF DER MAUR Collaborating With BILLY CORGAN

Launch Radio Networks reports: Former HOLE and SMASHING PUMPKINS bassist Melissa Auf der Maur has enlisted her former boss in the PUMPKINS, singer and guitarist Billy Corgan, to help write songs for her second solo album. Auf der Maur told RollingStone.com, "It's really symbolic for me to have this opportunity with Billy, who is one ...

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SEVENDUST Enter BILLBOARD Chart At No. 20

SEVENDUST sold a little more than 41,000 copies of their fifth album, "Next", in the United States (according to Nielsen SoundScan) in its first week of release to debut at No. 20 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. The group's previous outing, "Seasons", registered a first-week tally of nearly 68,000 back in October 2003 ...

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