Tag: Jimmy Chamberlin


    Billy Corgan couldn’t have looked more bored than he did playing playing the new Smashing Pumpkins single “G.L.O.W.” on the Jimmy Kimmel show last month. It’s a profoundly dour song, though it’s unlikely anyone will wonder about Corgan’s motivations too intensely: The song was recorded exclusively for “Guitar Hero World Tour.” (And given that, it’s […]

  • Still Not Just Art in a Cage

    When rock stars sing love songs to their radio, you know something’s fucked. Billy Corgan does it four cuts into Machina/The Machines of God, an album unapologetically positioned as the Smashing Pumpkins’ commercial comeback, and it’s oddly intimate, like underwear skid marks: something we’re simply not supposed to know. “Radio, please don’t go,” he pleads […]