Any Smashing Pumpkins fan worth their salt knows that there is a wealth of unreleased material in frontman Billy Corgan's vault. As part of their ongoing reissue campaign, the band will re-release their celebrated double disc, 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness,' with up to 75 previously unheard tracks.
Billy Corgan's dream of becoming an 'American Idol' judge has yet to materialize, but the Smashing Pumpkins singer took one small step towards becoming a reality TV star on tonight's (April 9) episode of 'The Voice' when Katrina Parker turned in a rendition of 'Tonight, Tonight,' the Pumpkins smash off their massively successful 1995 album, 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness.'
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.
Say what you will about Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan, but he certainly seems to be a well-rounded fellow. Months after announcing his plans to co-found a professional wrestling league, Corgan has revealed his next business venture: a Chinese-style tea house in Chicago's Highland Park neighborhood.