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Smashing Pumpkins Reveal 2013 World Tour Dates

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The Smashing Pumpkins will soon be back in action, launching their 2013 World Tour at the Cumbre Tajin Festival in Mexico on March 23. The band will be promoting their 2012 effort, 'Oceania,' and they've got a few tricks up their sleeves for the forthcoming tour.

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Smashing Pumpkins Aim for New Album in 2014, Book 2013 SXSW Gig

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The Smashing Pumpkins are back at work on new music. In a new interview with Interesting People Talking Wrestling, Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan reveals that he's been working on a new book, plus a new album from the band.

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Alice in Chains, Deftones + Smashing Pumpkins Playing 2013 Beale Street Music Festival

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Memphis has a great musical tradition and rock music will definitely be on display as part of the Beale Street Music Festival. Alice in Chains, the Black Keys and Smashing Pumpkins have been selected as the headliners for the three-day music weekend.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Relates to Wrestling Villain Rowdy Roddy Piper

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While Smashing Pumpkins remain Billy Corgan's primary passion, the frontman has definitely made some room in his life over the last couple of years to explore his love of professional wrestling. The rocker says he's always responded to the wrestling archetypes, and feels a kinship with some of the wrestling villains like Rowdy Roddy Piper.

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Smashing Pumpkins, ‘Tonight Tonight’ – Most Romantic Rock Music Videos

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The Smashing Pumpkins' romanticized look at dealing with change while aging with a loved one hits right at the heart when Billy Corgan sings, "Believe, believe in me / Believe that life can change /  That you're not stuck in vain." It's a beautiful sentiment and one that was not lost on the band's award winning video.

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James Iha on Smashing Pumpkins Reunion: ‘Never Say Never’

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Things haven't exactly been warm and fuzzy between onetime Smashing Pumpkins bandmates Billy Corgan and James Iha after the dissolution of the original lineup, but Iha says he's never one to rule out anything where his old band is concerned.

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Chris Cornell’s Message for Billy Corgan: ‘Tell Him He Owes Me My $40,000 Back’

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Smashing Pumpkins visionary Billy Corgan does not have much of a filter when it comes to speaking his mind. The most recent example of this was his personal commentary on the Soundgarden reunion and the impetus behind it, saying, “They’re just out there to have one more round at the till; same with Pavement and these other bands.”

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Billy Corgan Sued by Actors Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart Over Fallen Tree

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Between releasing a new Smashing Pumpkins album and finally opening the Chicago tea house of his dreams, 2012 was shaping up to be a pretty great year for Billy Corgan -- but apparently a tree had to go and ruin everything.

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Billy Corgan on Next Smashing Pumpkins Album: ‘It’s Going To Be a Cruel Record’

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The Smashing Pumpkins have received some positive reviews for their latest album, 'Oceania,' and it's got Billy Corgan energized for what's to come next. The singer revealed that he's already working on the follow-up even though 'Oceania' is only a few months old.

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Smashing Pumpkins Unleash ‘Panopticon’ As New Single Off ‘Oceania’

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The Smashing Pumpkins latest disc ‘Oceania’ made its debut this summer (June 19) and now the second single from the disc titled ‘Panopticon’ is primed and ready for radio airwaves.

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