Category: 2000s

EIGHT BILLY CORGAN RIFFS THAT WILL SMASH YOUR PUMPKIN

From left to right, based on the facial expressions expressed in this photo: Heroin, cocaine, weed, E

Of all the bands that emerged in the 1990s alternative goldrush, the Smashing Pumpkins left perhaps the biggest legacy – not just in quantity, but also their breadth of sound and style.

While the cliched image will always be of a tall, awkward bald man in a tight black skivvy screaming about typical ’90s shit, Billy Corgan’s talent extended far beyond that – the Pumpkins’ output including synthpop, psychedelia and industrial influences.

But this list’s not about those. It’s laser-focused on what Corgan did best – riffs.

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EVERY YEAR IN MUSIC RANKED, FROM 1954 to 2019

Finally, an end to the debate.

I’ve calculated once-and-for-all which year truly was the greatest of all-time. Yes, it’s incredibly nerdy – but it had to be done.

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THE EIGHT BEST MUSE SONGS

For a band many dismissed as Radiohead copyists when they first arrived on the scene at the turn of the millennium, the trio formerly known as Gothic Plague have done alright for themselves.

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