Smashing Pumpkins performed their first show sinc reuniting on May 22nd 2007 at Grand Rex Paris.
The new Smashing Pumpkins first album since reuniting is called Zeitgeist, which was released on July 10th, 2007.
On June 25th, 2005, Billy Corgan put out a full page ad, announcing the reunion of the band.
Bill and the Pumpkins played their last show before reuniting in 2000.
He used to play baseball when he was a kid.
He used to write music reviews for his school's newspaper.
Ricky, Andrew and Jesse are the names of his 3 brothers.
When standing up straight his height is 6'4".
He's natural hair color is brown, but he's been known to dye his hair in various colors.
He was born on St. Patricks Day.
Billy Corgan was one of the superstar guests in David Bowies birthday concert in Madison Square Garden on January 9, 1997.
In October 2004 he released his poetry collection, Blinking With Fists
He supplied the musical score for the movie Stigmata.
He used to work in a record store before he started up The Smashing Pumpkins.
He started playing guitar at the age of 14.
His father, Bill Corgan, was a blues guitarist.
Billy did not set foot in any church from age 8 to 28.
Billy has a blog on myspace.
He was brought up Roman Catholic.
On the 21st of June 2005, Billy announced that the Smashing Pumpkins would do a comeback.
The Smashing Pumpkins' song Spaceboy was written for Billy's physically disabled younger brother, Jesse.
He recorded his soloalbum, The Future Embrace in Chicago.
Billy released his first solo album, The Future Embrace, on June 25, 2005.
Billy: The music is all we care about -- so if that's bad, then we're bad.
Billy Corgan: You give me a fucking kazoo and I'll write you a good song.
Billy Corgan: I think the original, 'They're the next Jane's Addiction' things that people said about us in the beginning have been pretty much wiped out.
Billy Corgan: We made our last album, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, thinking that we had reached the end of the line. We didn't kid ourselves. We knew it was the end of that particular era. There was no getting it back.
Billy Corgan: If your music is not sacred to the point where it's a really, really, really heavy decision about whether or not you would allow somebody else to exploit it, then what's not for sale?
Billy Corgan: I'm tired of dressing up. It doesn't mean I never will again. But there just comes a point as a man, and as a human being, you must stand and be who you are and stop the game playing.
Billy Corgan: There is an old saying that goes "you can't go home again", but I believe that your home is wherever your heart lies.