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Rocker Billy Corgan's Impact On TNA Has Only Started, Says Musician Behind Wrestling Theme Songs

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.25.2016 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

Sheri Shaw has always known two things. One day she would collaborate with rock legend Billy Corgan -- and she'd eventually write pro wrestling theme songs. Now Shaw does both, composing music for the hottest stars of Corgan-led Total Nonstop Action's IMPACT Wrestling.

Nick Aldis (Magnus) Discusses Overcoming Dixie's Favoritism, While Billy Corgan Attempts To Unravel The Problems In Wrestling Today

Vince Russo | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Vince Russo

Vince Russo's THE BRAND which could be both SEEN and HEARD daily on the RELMNetwork.com and PodcastOne.com, was highlighted this week by the first par...

Billy Corgan, Marilyn Manson's Support of New Wrestling Faction 'Humbles' Former TNA World Champ Abyss

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 03.11.2016 | Sports
Pollo Del Mar

Keeping "The Monster" Abyss fresh for viewers of IMPACT Wrestling after a historic 14-year run in Total Nonstop Action can be "challenging," admits gr...

Greatest Hits: 10 Notable Episodes From The First 10 Years Of Dynasty Podcasts

Jaime Black | Posted 01.20.2016 | Chicago
Jaime Black

Back in summer of 2005, I launched Dynasty Podcasts as Chicago's first ever and longest-running music podcast. Over the last ten years, I've been fort...

On the Culture Front: New Film Prince, Ciderfeast, Stacey Kent and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 08.12.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

One of the great privileges about covering culture in New York is the constant opportunity for discovery. Stacey Kent is a Grammy-nominated jazz singer with more than twenty years experience, but I heard her for the first time the other week when she took the stage at Birdland.

6 Things Billy Corgan Doesn't Like

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Joseph Erbentraut

In a small "secret room" on the 25th floor of the Virgin Hotel in Chicago, rock icons Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan sat before an audience of a few dozen fans and journalists on Monday. We learned a lot about the Chicago-area native, particularly a few of his pet peeves. Here are a few things Billy isn't into.

When End of Times Is Actually a New Beginning

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

Making it happen. Getting it done. Those are traits I admire, and this week they are on full display at Live Nation in an announcement made by Billy Corgan and the Smashing Pumpkins.

90s Rock Goddess Melissa Auf Der Maur

Kate Orne | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts
Kate Orne

"Music brought me out of my shell, which I am very grateful for. That's the human lesson of Hole that sticks with me every day. Even just from the three people I was in the band with, the three individuals who are major marks on my life."

25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at the Forum - Night 2

Lindsey Best | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

This last weekend KROQ brought their 25th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas to the newly renovated Forum.

Billy Corgan Talks Tumultuous Relationship With Courtney Love

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.11.2014 | Divorce

The dramatic two decade off-and-on love affair between Courtney Love and Billy Corgan has been thoroughly documented, thanks in large part to them (se...

Bill Corgan Blasts Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

Billy Corgan is still the ultimate '90s alternative-rock god, according to Billy Corgan. During a new interview on "The Howard Stern Show," the Sm...

Billy Corgan: 'Jerk' Anderson Cooper Attacked Me For Doing Charity

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been over a month since Anderson Cooper mocked Billy Corgan's PAWS Chicago magazine cover on the RidicuList, but the Smashing Pumpkins frontman i...

Jessica Goodman

Hear The Premiere Of Smashing Pumpkins' Stirring New Song

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment

"One And All," debuting on HuffPost Entertainment, is the second track released from the Smashing Pumpkins' new album, "Monuments to an Elegy." It bui...

Anderson Cooper Ridicules Smashing Pumpkins Frontman

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.30.2014 | Media

CNN's Anderson Cooper misses the good old days, the summer of 1993 when "the shirts were flannel, the rock was alternative, and the Smashing Pumpkins ...

Tea and Conversation with Smashing Pumpkins Frontman, Billy Corgan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.26.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Contrary to most things that I have read or seen, the Billy Corgan I encountered on September 17th was warm, personable, and very thoughtful. It was clear he had spent a lot of time thinking about counter-culture and its mass expectation biases on established art and celebrities.

Tommy Lee Teams Up With Smashing Pumpkins

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

The Smashing Pumpkins are set to release two albums in 2015, "Monuments to an Elegy" and "Day for Night." The former will be the first to make its deb...

Billy Corgan Stepping Into Reality TV Ring With Pro Wrestling Show

Posted 04.10.2014 | TV

Billy Corgan is reportedly developing a new TV show that will focus more on smashing skulls than Smashing Pumpkins. The Pumpkins frontman is in ta...

Smashing Pumpkins Singer 'Trapped' On Boiling Train

Posted 07.22.2013 | Celebrity

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan just tweeted that he's currently trapped on a stalled Eurostar train and temperatures are getting so hot that ...

WATCH: So Many Singers Sound Totally Ridiculous

Posted 04.03.2013 | Comedy

Isn't it kind of amazing how many singers have achieved immense popularity despite sounding totally ridiculous? Key of Awesome and CDZA teamed up ...

WATCH: Billy Corgan’s Hilarious Furniture Commercial

Chris Barnes | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

What the what?

WATCH: Billy Corgan Enters The Ring With Smithe Furniture Brothers

Posted 02.20.2013 | Chicago

Known more for Smashing Pumpkins than smashing chairs, rocker Billy Corgan tag teams with a well-known furniture company in a new commercial to pump h...

Billy Corgan's Wrestling Company Celebrates Year Anniversary With Jake 'The Snake' Roberts; Smashing Pumpkins Reissue Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

Lauren Drell | Posted 01.30.2013 | Entertainment
Lauren Drell

Billy Corgan and brothers Gabe and Jacques Baron are set to celebrate their wrestling company Resistance Pro's one-year anniversary and the Smashing Pumpkins front man and co-promoters are celebrating large.

The Great Pumpkin: Billy Corgan Discusses Tour, New Album, Personal Philosophy

Stereo IQ | Posted 01.07.2013 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

As the cerebral leader of alternative rock titans the Smashing Pumpkins, Corgan sees no need to glamorize the lifestyle, priding himself on simply telling it like it is.

Smashing Pumpkins Stage Clothes Stolen

Posted 09.27.2012 | Entertainment

Bad news for Smashing Pumpkins fans: According to lead singer Billy Corgan, the band's stage clothes were stolen following a Wednesday night show in M...

Billy Corgan Plays Smashing Acoustic Set, Talks New Tea Salon

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.25.2012 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

It's not everyday Billy Corgan plays a carefully crafted, hand-picked acoustic set with just a few of his closest friends and fans surrounding him, all tucked into an intimate, meticulously decorated space that's nestled in Highland Park