Smashing Pumpkins' drummer Jimmy Chamberlin overdosed on heroin and touring keyboardist Jonathan Melvoin died in a Manhattan hotel room on July 12, 1996.
Smashing Pumpkins didn't rocket to stardom with their 1991 debut, but 'Gish' set an elaborate (and psychedelic) stage for Corgan and Co. to explore.
The original was about a mom who grew increasingly suspicious of her daughter's boyfriend. Franco's version is a lesbian vampire drama.
Although Smashing Pumpkins just finished their 'acoustic-electro' tour, Billy Corgan grabbed his acoustic guitar for another intimate gig at his own tea shop.
Before she started dating Kurt Cobain, Love was romantically entangled with the Smashing Pumpkins frontman.
The original bassist for Smashing Pumpkins said she hasn't spoken to Billy Corgan since he fired her in 1999, but she's open to rejoining the band.
Corgan and touring bandmate Sierra Swan delivered a straightforward take on the song last week backstage on Smashing Pumpkins' acoustic-electro tour, In Plainsong.
Corgan debuted the winsome, forlorn and so far untitled song at a recent VIP event and Q&A with fans.
For his 48th birthday, the former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist helped Billy Corgan play a selection of songs from their 1993 breakthrough, 'Siamese Dream.'
The Pumpkins kicked off their In Plainsong tour with a career-spanning set that also included a Rolling Stones cover and a portion dedicated to 'Siamese Dream.'