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Smashing Pumpkins: Adore

Review by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, June 1998

BILLY CORGAN certainly had his work cut out for him after 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. That multi-multi-platinum double CD turned more than ...

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Smashing Pumpkins: Smells Like Halloween Spirit

Interview by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, February 1992

With Nirvana a copper-bottomed rock phenomenon, the race is on to discover the Next Big Thing amongst America's 'alternative rock' ranks. Despite an acclaimed album ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Exploring The Outer Frequencies

Profile and Interview by Mike Mettler, Guitar Player, March 1992

"MY PENCHANT for feedback came naturally," smirks Billy Corgan of Chicago's Smashing Pumpkins. "One day I connected a Supro amp to a Les Paul, turned ...

Smashing Pumpkins' Sudden Impact

Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, October 1993

BILLY CORGAN is laughing and slapping his knee.  ...

Life After Gish: Smashing Pumpkins Play Their Generation's Blues

Report and Interview by Gerrie Lim, BigO, December 1993

SO THIS IS Generation X, I'm musing to myself in the lobby of the Hollywood Palladium, as I contemplate the horde of kids who have ...

Local Geek Makes Good: Smashing Pumpkins

Profile and Interview by Dave Thompson, Creem, January 1994

YOU MADE IT, THEN? You didn't kill yourself on the way?   ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco

Live Review by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, April 1994

GIVEN Smashing Pumpkins' penchant for cheesy psychedelic touches to decorate their end-of-the-world sonics, the red-hot rockers seemed the perfect act to star at the gala ...

Various Artists: Lollapalooza '94, Sam Boyd Stadium University of Nevada Las Vegas July 1,1994

Live Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, September 1994

THE DIFFERENCE between Lollapalooza 1994 and Lollapolooza Past is that this year Perry Farrell and colleagues decided the music being offered couldn't just be loud, ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness

Review by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, December 1995

ADORE OR despise Billy Corgan's unmistakable musical shitstorm of hubris and angst – and he is a walking ammunition stockpile for both positions – it ...

David Bowie, Smashing Pumpkins, The Cardigans: The White Room

Report and Interview by Lucy O'Brien, Q, March 1996

"THE BEST THING was when we had Tora Tora, or The Artist Formerly Known As Prince," says Chris Cowey, the noticeably effusive producer of The ...

The Smashing Pumpkins: American Gothic

Interview by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, December 1996

The music of the Smashing Pumpkins has brought the dark night of the soul to the wide open spaces of America’s arenas and radio waves. ...

Glastonbury: Where Were You While We Were All Getting Dry?

Report by Neil Mason, Melody Maker, July 1997

So, you are back home again, tucked up in bed, bad dose of the snivels. Your shoes are f***ed, your bones a bit soggy. Well, ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Adore (Virgin)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Village Voice, The, May 1998

TRUE, BILLY Corgan has removed most of the guitars, the pounding, the rat-in-a-cage rage from Smashing Pumpkins' new album. But don't worry: he remains stupendously ...

Smashing Pumpkins

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, 1999

As soon as Smashing Pumpkins released Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness in October 1995, their shaven-skulled mainman Billy Corgan buttheaded his way round the ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Machina/Machines of God (Hut) *

Review by Tom Cox, Guardian, The, February 2000

FOR THE DIZZY hippy posing as disaffected slacker, Smashing Pumpkins were the perfect band to help you dream your way through the grunge era. ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Machina/The Machines of God

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, LA Weekly, March 2000

CURRENT ROCK carries the air of an apprehensive lover who's lately been having a bit of trouble maintaining an erection, fretfully wondering, "Will I be ...

Smashing Pumpkins: Machina/The Machines Of God

Review by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, April 2000

MONOLITHIC GOTH-metal comeback from crisis-hit Mr Happy of alternative rock. ...

Beyond The Nightmares: Billy Corgan

Interview by Robert Sandall, Daily Telegraph, June 2005

THE YOUNGER ONES recognise him and stop to say hello, but heaven knows what the older visitors make of Billy Corgan as we wander around ...

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