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Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
4:25 pm
Voodoo Fest Tickets
I am selling two 3-day passes to voodoo fest this weekend in new orleans for a friend of mine. He paid $265 after fees but will take $200 obo. Let me know if you're interested.

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2005
9:25 am
adoredarcy A Community dedicated to D'arcy Wretzky the original bass player from the Smashing Pumpkins.
Sunday, December 12th, 2004
8:16 pm
I am selling this on ebay. Please go and bid, also, if you know of anyone that would be interested, please tell them about it as well.


It was very hard to part with but it's one of the few things that I think would actually sell.
Sunday, October 17th, 2004
11:19 am
Hey guys, just an FYI, Jimmy updated his blog on Oct. 4th.
Saturday, September 18th, 2004
11:48 pm
Jimmy's Kit.
Dude, Jimmy has the fattest drum setup ever! He's got like four toms, snare, bass, a tambourine, a swish cymbal, a ride cymbal, a crash cymbal, a splash cymbal, a gzillion other unidentifiable cymbals, a cowbell, and a double hi-hat and that's just what I can clearly make out in the pictures. http://www.jimmychamberlin.com/studio/index.htm

But can anyone tell me what that blue cover thing is on the cowbell in the third picture on the top row? I'm curious.
Monday, August 9th, 2004
2:08 am
Jimmy Chamberlin/Billy Corgan News
and more news update on blamonet.org (SIVA)

about the newly launched: http://www.jimmychamberlin.com/ and his band, the complex. theyre album is almost done, yay!!!!

and who here has preordered billy's book on Amazon.com yet?
c'mon you hardcore kids, wakey-wakey!!

Current Mood: bouncy
Saturday, July 31st, 2004
9:55 pm
...But Beauty Is Forever.
Hi all! This is my first post in this community. I am a huge Pumpkins fan and Jimmy is my favorite drummer...ever.


Current Mood: cheerful
Tuesday, July 27th, 2004
2:13 pm
hey people, did anyone hear about this chamberlin website
http://www.jimmychamberlin.com and he's
makin an album too

what's with all our pumpkins friends going solo
Auf der Maur and Courtney Love....Chamberlin and of course the jerk
why does diminishing success and the passing of
a decade make these peoples egos grow so consistantly
or is this Solo move still better than forming new groups with
already established personalities cough Zwan cough Audioslave
and is anyone else craving anything from the 90s, simply for
the traces of grundge splattered across the genres at the time
which simply doesn't show up in...fucking......incubis....franz ferdinand
So i bought tickets to see Alanis in a couple weeks, just to hear
You Oughta Know from the same face that kept that Foo Fighters
drummer from convincing Davey to play Bad music instead of Good
or maybe just because Ironic was on the radio the same time as
el scorcho, the first time when weezer was Hardcore Nerd not a flagship
for emo
anyway incidentally i'll have a solo album coming out after August
so you should all look for that at my solo website and maybe when
you go to bed, say a little prayer and hope for the
new "Wretzky" single
Sunday, April 18th, 2004
5:14 pm
Hi people! Newbie here! ;)

Current Mood: happy
Tuesday, April 6th, 2004
11:43 pm
hey what does anyone think of courtney love's album....
i think it's pretty okay

what about billy blaming james iha for breaking up the band...
seems kinda childish

hey check out one of my songs...ellens, like diamonds
heheh, any pumpkins fan will recognize the influence

or! maybe look at my www.lameasme.com for a lot more music
Sunday, February 8th, 2004
8:17 pm
favorite song that's not on mcis, adore, or sd?

pissant and try try try
Saturday, January 31st, 2004
8:12 pm
cross-posted times a thousand
heyy guys, my name's alix and i just joined... listen, i don't know if this would be of interest to you, but after many, many months of searching, i have managed to collect and compile the vast majority of the Spun soundtrack. only a few songs are missing (about seven or less), but those were simply unavailable outside of the actual movie. i am willing to distribute copies of this two-disc set to whoever wants it. i only ask that you pay shipping/handling, but otherwise the soundtrack is free. i'll also provide a tracklisting with the set. if anyone is interested, please email me your mailing address at spun@kittymail.com, and i will respond with the s/h fee and where it should be sent. well, spread the word, guys.. keep the pumpkin/zwan pride alive!

Friday, January 30th, 2004
1:41 pm
BILLY CORGAN, former frontman with SMASHING PUMPKINS and ZWAN, has revealed details about his forthcoming solo album, which he describes as "loud and beautiful and poetic and dumb".

The guitarist disbanded Smashing Pumpkins in 2000 and formed Zwan a year later. In 2003 the band released their debut album, 'Mary Star Of The Sea' but split last September.

In a statement on his official website, billycorgan.com, Corgan said: "I am excited to work on this music, because for the first time in my life it will be my tunes with no compromises to anyone or anything. It's gonna be loud and beautiful and poetic and dumb. Just the way I like it."

"We started a few days ago (the 15th) to get it together for my first solo album," he added. "Some would argue that it's not my first, and I wouldn't argue with you there."

Corgan also hinted that, though the record with be a solo album, it may feature a couple of collaborations, saying: "I am starting over from such a fresh perspective that there is nothing to rely on but my good name. I am being honest when I say I am ready for that and love the challenge and relish the mustard."

He added: "So I come in with no songs but maybe one or 2, no lyrics, no band (but a few santa's helpers lined up) and no dairy."

Corgan is also set to release a book of his poetry at the end of this month.

As previously reported on NME.COM, he premiered some material from the forthcoming book at a multimedia performance in Chicago last September.

The singer was opening the Poetry Center of Chicago's 31st Annual Reading Series at the Art Institute of Chicago's Rubloff Auditorium.


Reckon Jimmy's involved? In fact, what's Jimmy up to these days?
Thursday, January 15th, 2004
1:58 pm
hello. i rarely post, but this past saturday my band and i played a gig and i thought i'd share some video of us playing "quiet". i love jimmy and i wanted to do a pumpkins song, so this is the one we covered. and yes, i am the one playing drums. hehe anyway...

go to this page then click the link and it should load. i messed up on the second roll, but eh... you know. i'm not jimmy, i'm jennifer. hah :p

Current Mood: okay
Wednesday, January 14th, 2004
4:00 pm
Sorry if advertising isn't allowed. Just let me know, and I'll delete.

Love James Iha? Love his music? Want to meet and talk with other people who love James Iha and his music?

Come join james_iha_fans! This community is just starting and waiting for people to come and bring it alive. So come and have fun!

cross posted alot

(also, there the john5_fans for those of you that are fans of Marilyn Manson's guitarist!)
Tuesday, January 13th, 2004
3:22 pm
Ok, here's a bit of controversy ... least fav Jimmy drumming song?

I've got to say Mayonnaise don't really have anything - that was one of the only songs he used a click for though wasn't it?
Monday, January 12th, 2004
11:24 pm
So come on then you guys! What is your favourite Pumpkins song in terms of Jimmy's drumming?
Saturday, January 10th, 2004
4:01 pm
"You see all those empty seats? That's not who we play for -- we play for you. I want you to remember, we won't forget you -- so don't you forget about us." - to diehard fans who stayed at a concert for "Silverfuck"

Don't worry, the pumpkins will never be forgotten.

Much love to Pumpkins.

Saturday, December 6th, 2003
10:31 am
Sorry if you're seeing this more than once...

But I finally did something constructive for the SP/Zwan fans of the world.

If you have a cellphone with polyphonic ringtones and internet ability on your phone, then I have a treat...

SP and Zwan ringtones for your cell...

just get on your cell and type in


and enjoy the tones! If you have any ringtones of your own you'd like to share, please do!

I'll be adding a ton more ringtones, pictures and nokia operator icons for your cell delight soon :)
Saturday, November 29th, 2003
3:43 am
Jimmy Chamberlin: yummy and Zeppelinesque
I was glad to find this community. The Pumpkins were the first band I was *really* into, enough that the music shook the earth I walked on.
I recommend anyone into their work to check out Led Zeppelin, if you haven't already. I didn't even really know who they were until maybe 3 years ago, when I finally really gave them a listen as more than "Stairway to Heaven guys" and wow, they were good. First and best kick-your-ass-with-our-music gods. Smashing Pumpkins and Zwan are frequently described as "Zeppelin-esque", and I've seen quotes from all of the members proclaiming Zeppelin as gods and saying how much they influenced Smashing Pumpkins. Billy Corgan hosted a little VH1 special about Led Zeppelin a while back.
Jimmy Chamberlin's drumming style is so delightfully unique. The drummer from Led Zeppelin, John Bonham, is the closest stylistically to Jimmy Chamberlin I've ever heard. I think that Jimmy is very underappreciated as a drummer. Dave Grohl is covered with John Bonham tattoos and says he'll cut off part of his body to drum for any Page/Plant/Jones reunion(!) He was great for Nirvana and very talented, but I think Jimmy Chamberlin sounds way more like John Bonham than Dave Grohl ever has. And Jimmy would add his own special touches, not just try to replicate Bonham's sound.

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