4-1-1 Minute w/Todd Michaels – 3/1/17

Billy Corgan made an appearance on the self-improvement podcast Why Not Now? hosted by Amy Jo Martin. He reveal how much the success of Nirvana and Pearl Jam affected his mental health. His struggles during that  period inspired the hit song "Today." In 1991, the Smashing Pumpkins released their

4-1-1 Minute Music News – 4/27/16

  With filming completed on the upcoming revival of Twin Peaks, the show's full 200-plus person cast list has been revealed, and there are dozens are fascinating names joining the cult David Lynch and Mark Frost series: Trent Reznor, Eddie Vedder, Sky Ferreira, Sharon Van Etten are among the musicians who will appear on

4-1-1 Music Minute News – 4/11/16

1. Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has had multiple "sleepless nights" since inducting Steve Miller into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last Friday. Miller has become the unlikely focal point of the ceremony after calling the music industry "fuckin' gangsters and crooks" and lobbing verbal grenades at his record label rep ("I wanted to

Concert Review: Smashing More Than Pumpkins

Marilyn Manson and The Smashing Pumpkins at Northerly Island, Chicago - August 7th, 2015 Being from Chicago you go to any Smashing Pumpkins show that you can. Whether be the 90's classic including D'Arcy, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlain, and Billy Corgan, to the 2000's mystery nobodies with Billy, to the present Billy,

Billy Corgan vs Kanye West…Kinda?

In news that just won't go away, 90's alterna-weirdo Billy Corgan said in an interview last week that he'd punch Kanye West if he rushed the stage while accepting an award. Also, The Smashing Pumpkins front man has contradicted him self stating that Rock bands need to be more aggressive to "beat

Corgan Talks About His Competition

Was Smashing Pumpkins lead man, Billy Corgan, one of the best 90's artists next to Kurt Cobain? He thinks so. On top of that he didn't hold back his point of view when asked by The Independent about his relationship with Nirvana's Kurt Cobain. "In the purest sense of the word,