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8 Years Ago: Smashing Pumpkins Release Their ‘Comeback’ Album, ‘Zeitgeist’
If you can move past the baggage that comes from a comeback album without half the original members, Smashing Pumpkins' 'Zeitgeist' holds up surprisingly well.
Faith No More Unveil New Track, ‘Superhero’ + ‘Sol Invictus’ Album Cover
Fans of heavy guitars, thumpy bass lines and big keyboard swells have something new in which they might revel.
Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Wishes You a Merry Christmas
How the heck does Dave Grohl not know 'Joy to the World'?
Belfast Residents Unhappy With U2 After ‘Disruptive’ Video Shoot
Someone decided that re-enacting the bombings that shook Belfast, Ireland during "The Troubles" would make for a great music video for U2.
Smashing Pumpkins Take Over Led Zeppelin-Themed Tea Shop In NYC
The Smashing Pumpkins have a new album coming out tomorrow, but if you're in New York today, you can pick it up a day early.
We’ve Got Your Black Friday 2014 Music Deals Right Here
One of America's most cherished holidays is approaching: Black Friday.
Throwback Thursday: Smashing Pumpkins In Their Prime On MTV In ’93
Opinions vary when it comes to the Smashing Pumpkins' later works, but few rock fans can argue with the awesomeness of 'Siamese Dream.'
Perfect Halloween Playlist (For Communing With the Night)
Halloween is the one night every year when things get weird and everybody's cool with it.
Throwback Thursday: Soundgarden Perform ‘Jesus Christ Pose’ In 1992
People may say that attention spans are at an all-time low these days, but the person who edited this video back in 1992 might argue differently.
We Can’t Decide If This Mashup Improves Taylor Swift or Ruins Aphex Twin
File this under "T" for "Too Much Time on One's Hands."
Throwback Thursday: Nirvana Live From Krist Novoselic’s Mom’s House
Kurt Cobain loved the walls of Krsto and Maria Novoselic's home so much that he placed the microphone where he could examine the walls while he performed.
What Does Your Musical Taste Say About Your Intelligence?
A "scientist" used Facebook "likes" and SAT scores to put together a chart implying a correlation between intelligence and musical taste.