2000 – Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins annou… Read more

2000 – Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins annou…

2000 – Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins announces that the Seattle-based rock group will officially break up at year’s end. Corgan claims that he and his bandmates are tired of “fighting the good fight against the Britneys of the world.” Too bad Billy… I’d rather listen to you anyday of the week than Britney […]

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San F… Read more

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San F…

1994 – The historic Fillmore club reopens in San Francisco. The opening acts include Smashing Pumpkins, Ry Cooder & David Lindley and American Music Club. The Fillmore (also known as Fillmore Auditorium, or in error as Fillmore West) is a historic music venue in San Francisco, California made famous by Bill Graham. Named for its […]