Billy Corgan Launches a Spiritual Website, “Everything From Here to There”

Ξ September 10th, 2009 by Andrew Pakula | → 1 Comments | ∇ Billy Corgan, Misc |

Billy Corgan has started a new personal website for his spiritual side called, “Everything From Here to There“.

Describing it on the website Corgan writes:

“The purpose of this website is to discuss openly and without fear concepts of Mind-Body-Soul integration. If you are drawn to the Hidden Truths, drawn to God as something beyond limitation, and drawn to Love as the greatest force in the Universe, then you have come to the right place at the right time. This is a place of Love.

In discussing Mind-Body-Soul integration within the context of holistic Truth, many topics will be explored here that may be new to you. Like any good tree that one would hope to grow, we must set our roots deep into the ground so that what is real will prosper in the Light of Love.”

Screenshot of the website:

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Click here to discuss this on the Netphoria Message board.

Netphoria Message Board – Christmas Donation Special

Ξ December 8th, 2008 by Andrew Pakula | → 0 Comments | ∇ Misc, Netphoria |

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
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It’s back! For a limited time you can now get the Lifetime donation for the Netphoria message board forums at half price.

For only $25 U.S. (only $10 more than a 1 year subscription) you can donate once then never have to donate again.

No Ads, Custom User Title and Forum 9 Access.

Donations are always very much appreciated and help keep the forums running.

Click Here to Donate and take advantage of this special.

Smashing Pumpkins Debut ‘G.L.O.W.’ on the Guitar Hero World Tour

Ξ September 2nd, 2008 by Andrew Pakula | → 0 Comments | ∇ Billy Corgan, Concerts, Misc, Music News, Smashing Pumpkins |

Guitar Hero World TourVideo game publisher Activision announced today that the rock band Smashing Pumpkins will be exclusively debuting their new single ‘G.L.O.W’ on Guitar Hero World Tour.

The new single G.L.O.W. will be included with previous Smashing Pumpkins hit songs 1979 and the Everlasting Gaze. The three song track pack will be available “post-launch” of the Guitar Hero World Tour.

Activision also announced that the band’s singer, songwriter and lead guitarist, Billy Corgan, will be an in-game character in Guitar Hero World Tour, and announced that The Smashing Pumpkins song Today will be in the game.

You can pre-order Guitar Hero World Tour on Amazon.com now:

PLAYSTATION 3 – Guitar Hero World Tour
XBOX 360 – Guitar Hero World Tour
Nintendo Wi – Guitar Hero World Touri
PLAYSTATION 2 – Guitar Hero World Tour

The expected release date is October 26, 2008.

Click here to see a video of Billy Corgan in Guitar Hero and also discuss it on the Netphoria message board.

Smashing Pumpkins music is American Gothic & return of the O-board

Ξ August 27th, 2008 by MonteLDS | → 0 Comments | ∇ Billy Corgan, Misc, Music News, Smashing Pumpkins |

Smashing Pumpkins’ front man Billy Corgan blogged today about the possibility of the o-board returning.

Billy Corgan then went on to talk about a new genre title for music by the Smashing Pumpkins he has labeled as “American Gothic” music.

Read Billy’s blog here.

Feel free to discuss this new message on Netphoria’s Message Board.

The possible return of the Smashing Pumpkins o-board

Ξ August 26th, 2008 by MonteLDS | → 0 Comments | ∇ Misc, Smashing Pumpkins |

Today the Smashing Pumpkins official site has hinted at a possible official message board.
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Members of Netphoria’s own message board have started to talk about this subject. . Feel free to join the discussion.

Welcome to the New Netphoria!

Ξ July 26th, 2008 by Andrew Pakula | → 2 Comments | ∇ Misc, Netphoria |

After 10 years of the old design I thought it was time for something new and fresh.

As many of you know the old site has long been suffering with inadequate updates, dated content and info, etc. I had always planned on updating the site and launching something newer but struggled with getting anything done and as the years started to go by the site began to rot. Part of the reason was simply I had lost interest, also the fact that the old site was not dynamic/automated made it difficult to keep things updated on a regular basis.

I hope everyone likes the new look of the site, I tried to keep it dark and familiar. The new site will once again have the latest Smashing Pumpkins news, information and tour dates. The photo album has been enhanced and expanded upon and the videos pages has been updated. More new content and features will be added in time. I will also be looking at ways to integrate the Message Board more into the main site.

A special thanks to MonteLDS for helping me get things rolling again.

– Andrew Pakula

D’arcy & James Iha sue Virgin Records

Ξ July 24th, 2008 by MonteLDS | → 0 Comments | ∇ Billy Corgan, James Iha, Misc, Smashing Pumpkins |

TMZ has broken the news that D’arcy and James Iha are suing their former record company. The former bandmates are accusing Virgin Records of negotiating a deal exclusively with Billy Corgan for Smashing Pumpkins music that has been distributed through “new technology” methods (ringtones, downloads, etc.) without their consent.

Join the discussion about this topic taking place on the message board.

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the Watchmen Trailer includes The Beginning Is the End Is the Beginning

Ξ July 18th, 2008 by MonteLDS | → 0 Comments | ∇ Misc, Music News, Video |

here the director explains why he chose the songJoin the ongoing discussion about this news on the forums

NEW: SmashingPumpkins.com talked to Billy about the beginning is the end is the beginning being in the Watchmen Trailer

SP.COM: “The Beginning Is the End Is the Beginning” is one of the most synthetic-sounding Pumpkins tracks, yet the Batman songs were concurrently recorded with very raw-sounding Adore demos. How did you put the song together and what technology did you use to achieve the effects?

Billy Corgan: Honestly, I don’t remember, other than trying to merge the ‘band’ sound with a synthetic approach.

SP.COM: The sessions that TEITBITE and TBITEITB came from also inspired remixes from Rabbit in the Moon, Fluke, andNellee Hooper. Who else worked on these songs with you in the studio? Do you recall any particular reference points for or influences on the song, either sonically or conceptually?

Billy Corgan: My main focus was to write a track that would capture what I thought was the original feeling of Batman from the comics in the 40’s where he was a darker character. The lyrics to the two versions reflect that idea.

SP.COM: Back in 1997, you spoke about the “Batman and Robin” songs as being fairly specifically inspired by the character of Batman. What are your thoughts about those songs now, over a decade later, and particularly given that this song has been repurposed for “Watchmen”?

Billy Corgan: Fans never seemed to care much for those songs, so I am pleasantly surprised that they have been found to have some value somewhere, and that maybe this will give those tracks a second chance. I always thought it was a good song and that the slower version was really well done.


read the full article here

Smashing Pumpkins song “Today” to be on RockBand 2

Ξ July 15th, 2008 by MonteLDS | → 0 Comments | ∇ Misc, Smashing Pumpkins |

The Smashing Pumpkins hit Today will be on RockBand 2

Click Here for the complete list

SP.com Website Header updated

Ξ July 8th, 2008 by Andrew Pakula | → 0 Comments | ∇ Misc, Smashing Pumpkins |

Interesting tidbit, the SmashingPumpkins.com website now displays the statue of liberty sinking into the ocean.