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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’

James Iha
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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

Billy Corgan
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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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A Perfect Circle / Ex-Smashing Pumpkins Guitarist James Iha Streams New Solo Album

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Current A Perfect Circle and former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha has stepped back into the world of being a solo artist, with his 'Look to the Sky' album arriving next week. But, for those who want to sample it before the disc arrives in stores, Iha has united with TeamCoco.com to stream the effort a full week before its street date.

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Smashing Pumpkins To Embark on Fall 2012 Arena Tour

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Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins will be spending most of the fall season out on an arena tour that kicks off Oct. 10 in Seattle.

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Billy Corgan Says Soundgarden Reunion Is for the Money

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been talking trash about just everyone in music this year, and now beloved grunge goliaths Soundgarden are no exception.

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