Isn’t 4/20 supposed to be “GREEN” Day anyway? Green Day are touring in support of their long-awaited eighth studio album 21st Century Breakdown , which will be released globally by Reprise Records on Friday, May 15th, 2009. Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tre Cool have been at work writing, arranging, and […]
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The rumors were finally confirmed by Shirley Manson of Garbage. Producer Butch Vig, behind Nirvana’s Nevermind, Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream and AFI’s Sing The Sorrow is producing the follow-up to Green Day’s American Idiot album. Writing for the album is confirmed by Reprise to be happening in an East Bay studio. They are under disguise […]
It’s shaping up to be a big 20th anniversary from Chicago alternative rock icons Smashing Pumpkins. Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and whoever the fuck else Billy hired to be in the band now, are going out on the road, premiering a song on Guitar Hero, releasing a DVD, and hopefully rekindling some fanships from those […]
Though her recent albums have been pretty awful, Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville still stands the test of time. To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Dave Matthews’s ATO Records is releasing a special edition of the landmark, out of print album with four unreleased B-sides and a DVD, Guyville Redux, a 60-minute making-of documentary. Guyville Redux […]
Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlain told Spinner that him and Billy Corgan plan on hitting the studio later this spring, but added “I don’t think we will make records again.” Pointing out that the band’s contractual commitment to Reprise Records is finished, the drummer explains “I look at it like the old business model is […]
Synthesis photographer Hali McGrath made the long haul out to East Rutherford, NJ, for the last show of the 24-hour Live Earth concert series. Held on 7.7.07 in cities across the globe, Live Earth sought to raise awareness about the dangers of climate change. It also managed to bring together a lot of great acts. […]
Just in case you missed it.
The clip for the first single off Smashing Pumpkins’ Zeitgeist premiered on AOL’s Spinner.com. It’s embedded below. Pretty standard green screen crap, but the song’s kinda growing on me. You can also listen to the whole album by clicking here.