"By the way, Billy, the new album is great.


Best writing I've heard in a long time". –


David Bowie at the 1998 Much Music


VMA's, talking about Adore

"In this case, these guys grew up together and played together," he says. "You can't replace that magic. . . Jimmy Chamberlin was such a great drummer for them. I don't know if he can be replaced. Just like any drummer who was in a band for a long time." -Kenny Arnoff, Indianapolis Star Newspaper, July, 1998


"There's definitely a deep love that I don't know whether you could call a day to day kind of love but there's a deep history between us. And he can boss me around in a way nobody else can. So he really helped me. And he's brilliant. He's absolutely brilliant." -Courtney Love on Billy Corgan


"That's one of the greatest things I've ever seen in my life, for you to break the fourth wall and make the audience part of the show." -Gene Simmons (On the LA concert where SP pulled members from the audience to play their instruments)


"I hope it's not like last year's New Year's Eve bash at my place. I remember waking up on the stairs, and Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins, who had one whiskey the whole time, was doing the washing up. It was a nice way to start the year." –Bono, 1999


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