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‘American Idol,’ Billy Corgan: Smashing Pumpkins Singer Wants to Judge

Billy Corgan, a judge on “American Idol?” It doesn’t sound like a likely fit, but the Smashing Pumpkins frontman isn’t opposed to the idea.
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Posted 16 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Bonnaroo Books Maynard James Keenan-Fronted Puscifer, the Temper Trap

New acts have been announced for the 2012 Bonnaroo Festival, including Maynard James Keenan-fronted Puscifer and the Temper Trap.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments
Among the songs selected to be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2021 are Pearl Jam's "Ten" and Beastie Boys' "Licensed to Ill."

Pearl Jam Officially Start Recording New Album, Tap Brendan O’Brien

Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has revealed that the Seattle foursome officially started work on their tenth studio album just last week.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Mumford and Sons Bring Indie Rock to President Obama’s State Dinner

The White House hosted a State Dinner Performance on the South Lawn tonight (March 14), featuring a performance alternative rockers Mumford and Sons.
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Posted 15 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Billy Corgan Says Modern Music Has Been ‘Taken Over by Poseurs’

Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan at South by Southwest: “I was part of a generation that changed the world – and it was taken over by poseurs.”
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Posted 14 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Foster the People, Paramore, the Black Keys Set for Reading and Leeds

Foo Fighters, Paramore, the Black Keys, Foster the People, Florence + the Machine, the Cure and more have been confirmed to play 2012’s Reading and Leeds.
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Posted 13 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Describes ‘Disarm’ in Latest Webisode

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Coragn explains why “Disarm” is “one of the most important songs I ever wrote for myself” in the band’s latest webisode.
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Posted 12 Mar 2012 | Alternative, Grunge, Music, Rock News | 0 Comments