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Billy Corgan: Maybe The Smashing Pumpkins ‘Will Continue On Without Me’

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While the Smashing Pumpkins of today have gone through many transformations since the Smashing Pumpkins of yesteryear, one thing remains a constant – Billy Corgan.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Wants ‘Today’ Played at His Funeral

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been on a media tear as of late to promote the band's newest album, 'Oceania.' Although the musical mastermind has taken his media opportunities to air some of his grievances about … well, everyone ever, Corgan just took part in a more light-hearted interview -- talking about his ideal dinner guest, his strangest celebrity encounter, the song he wants played at his funeral and more.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Dishes on Alice in Chains, Nirvana + Eddie Vedder

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In a recent interview, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan offered his take on the grunge explosion of the '90s both praising and criticizing bands such as Alice in ChainsNirvana and Pearl Jam.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Defends Axl Rose’s Decision to Reject Rock Hall Induction

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been spitting a ton of venom lately while doing interviews for the release of the band's latest album, 'Oceania.' Whether declaring his desire to "piss on Radiohead" or calling former guitarist James Iha a "piece of s--t," Corgan hasn't been holding back in the least. In one of his most recent interviews, Corgan took the time to defend Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose and his decision to reject a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Calls James Iha a ‘Piece of S**t’ + Claims Jimmy Chamberlin Lied

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Juan Naharro Gimenez, Getty Images / Scott Gries, Getty Images / Charley Gallay, Getty Images

On the eve of opening a new chapter for the Smashing Pumpkins with the release of  'Oceania,' frontman Billy Corgan offers his thoughts on his former bandmates, calling one "just a piece of s---" and claiming that another lied about the circumstances surrounding his departure from the band.

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Billy Corgan: ‘I’m Not Pissing on Deep Purple, But I’ll Piss on Radiohead’

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As the June 19 release date approaches for Smashing Pumpkins' latest opus ‘Oceania,’ frontman Billy Corgan is making the media rounds. Never afraid to say exactly what is on his mind or ruffle feathers, in a recent interview with Antiquiet about the new album, Corgan addressed a variety of topics.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Wants to Bring ‘Resistance Pro’ Wrestling to Reality TV

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Longtime wrestling fan and Smashing Pumpkins frontman, Billy Corgan, is ready to expand the promotional horizons for his Resistance Pro Wrestling Company.

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Favorite Smashing Pumpkins Song – Readers Poll

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan celebrates his 45th birthday on March 17. Corgan has been the mastermind for Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan, as well as releasing his own solo and soundtrack work, making him one of the most renowned figures in rock for more than 20 years.

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Billy Corgan Would ‘Love’ To Be a Judge on ‘American Idol’ or ‘X Factor’

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Outspoken Smashing Pumpkins outspoken frontman Billy Corgan went on a rant about how music culture and ethos have been negatively affected by shows like 'American Idol' and 'X Factor' at a SXSW panel on March 13. Despite his distaste for such programs, the frontman said that he would certainly take a gig as a judge on one of those very shows if offered.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan: Music Industry ‘Taken Over by Posers’

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan engaged in a series of interviews at SXSW and made some harsh statements about the music industry and the state of alternative and indie rock.

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