Smashing Pumpkins

L.A. Burning: West Coast Concert Picks, May 9th To 15th 2022

By Alyson Camus | May 8, 2022

Paul McCartney is back on Friday


By Alyson Camus | December 3, 2018

Shakey Graves is at the Wiltern on Tuesday

The Smashing Pumpkins At Madison Square Garden, Wednesday, August 1st, 2018, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 2, 2018

So God is just like zero hero Billy?

Billy Corgan Making A Fool Of Himself, Loosing His FanBase, Dissing Others

By Alyson Camus | December 12, 2014

And his train of thought is totally contradictory, my fans are gone but ‘My position as an artist has basically not changed in a world’? Well, if you don’t have fans anymore… But that wasn’t it, Billy visited the Howard Stern show and basically dissed a few of his peers

Be Here Now: First Reviews Of New Releases December 9th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | December 9, 2014

Even cooler, with the years tightening both his singing and his arrangements he sounds smarter and kinder. By the way 32 minutes and done and not a wasted song, indeed not a wasted word . Added plus? Pitchfork gave it a 6.0 – ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A

The War Between Billy Corgan And Anderson Cooper Escalates!

By Alyson Camus | November 30, 2014

“So perhaps Billy Corgan is I don’t know, off his alternative rocker, but I think maybe there’s more to this. Maybe he’s being ironic, or maybe when the cool rock stars start doing less rock starry things, it kind of makes us face our own mortality.”

Billy Corgan: "Pretentious, Moi?"

By Iman Lababedi | February 28, 2014

As my friend Philip Poyner put it: “You know, when you manage to make Tales From Topographic Oceans look both unpretentious and brief, you may want to ask yourself “At what moment in my life did I first go SO FAR off the rails?”