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Win a Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ Prize Pack

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To celebrate the release of the new Smashing Pumpkins album 'Oceania' (out June 19), Loudwire is teaming up with Diffuser.fm to give one lucky reader a Pumpkins prize pack consisting of a copy of 'Oceania' on vinyl, a CD of the album and a limited edition promo poster of the 'Oceania' album art.

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Smashing Pumpkins – Best Animated Album Covers

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'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness'

The Smashing Pumpkins definitely saw their star rise with the ambitious 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness' double album back in 1995. The cover art for this classic collection featured a woman emerging from a star that was shooting through the atmosphere.

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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 Stream ‘Oceania’ and Announce Album Release Show in NYC

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With just one week to go before its release, the Smashing Pumpkins are firing up the anticipation machine by streaming their latest album, 'Oceania,' via iTunes. In addition, they have announced an intimate album release show in New York City.

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Smashing Pumpkins ‘Mellon Collie’ Reissue Could Feature 75 Previously Unreleased Songs

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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.

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

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Cindy Ord, Getty Images

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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Smashing Pumpkins Perform David Bowie and Kiss Covers at Rock In Rio Performance

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Last night (May 26) Smashing Pumpkins took to the stage at Rock in Rio in Lisbon, Portugal powering through a monstrous nineteen song set.

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Smashing Pumpkins Share ‘Oceania’ Cover + Track Listing

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Smashing Pumpkins will issue 'Oceania,' their seventh studio album, on June 19. It exists as part of the band's ambitious, 44-song 'Teargarden by Kaleidyscope' project, which is released in song-by-song format and has been since 2009. Yet 'Oceania' still stands apart as a separate piece.

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Katrina Parker Gives Not-So-Smashing Rendition of Pumpkins’ ‘Tonight, Tonight’ on ‘The Voice’

Billy Corgan, Katrina Parker
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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.'

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