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Win a Smashing Pumpkins ‘Pisces Iscariot’ Deluxe Reissue Prize Pack

Billy Corgan
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Attention, Smashing Pumpkins fans: Loudwire is teaming up with Diffuser.fm to give one lucky reader a copy of the deluxe reissue of the Smashing Pumpkins compilation album 'Pisces Iscariot.' Originally put out in 1994, the album contained 14 B-sides and outtakes. We are giving away a prize pack consisting of a deluxe CD reissue of 'Pisces Iscariot' along with the recent deluxe reissues of the Pumpkins albums 'Gish' and 'Siamese Dream.'

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Smashing Pumpkins, ‘The Celestials’ – Best Rock Songs of 2012

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Billy Corgan is the only remaining original member of the Smashing Pumpkins, but that doesn't mean the band can't still crank out challenging and enticing music. Beginning with an orchestral part reminiscent of the Pumpkins classic 'Disarm,' the band's new track 'The Celestials' is certain to hit Smashing Pumpkins fans at their very core.

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Smashing Pumpkins Reissuing ‘Pisces Iscariot’

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On the heels of the recent release of their new album ‘Oceania,' a classic Smashing Pumpkins compilation will get the reissue treatment. A remastered edition of 1994‘s ‘Pisces Iscariot,’ a compilation of B-sides and outtakes, will be released July 17.

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James Iha To Release New Solo Album, Streams New Song

James Iha
The End Records

James Iha, the former Smashing Pumpkins and current A Perfect Circle guitarist, will release his solo album 'Look to the Sky' on Sept. 18 via The End Records. The album was produced by Iha and Nathan Larson (ex-Shudder To Think) at Iha’s studio Stratosphere Sound in New York. The song 'To Who Knows Where' is now available for streaming (link below).

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

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Hulton Archive / Samir Hussein, Getty Images

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

Billy Corgan / Axl Rose
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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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Win a Smashing Pumpkins ‘Oceania’ Prize Pack

Smashing Pumpkins
EMI

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’

Billy Corgan
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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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