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2014-01-28 12:20:15

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corgan, in association with Chinese partner IPPR, has won the global design competition for the new Terminal South Satellite Concourse at Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG). This expansion is in support of the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) objective to be the premier international hub airport in Asia. "We are thrilled to be working with the Shanghai Airport Authority," said David Lind, Chairman of Corgan, one of the top 10 architecture-focused...

2013-01-22 08:32:21

DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in recognition of its 75(th )anniversary, Corgan, a leading architecture firm with offices around the globe, announces "75 Days and 75 Ways," an unprecedented, year-long community service project, keeping alive its founders', Jack M. Corgan and his successor, C. Jack Corgan's belief in the importance of giving back to the communities in which it serves. Corgan, founded in Dallas in 1938, has grown from a two-man shop specializing in movie...

2012-10-02 06:24:45

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' career-defining 1995 double album MELLON COLLIE & THE INFINITE SADNESS has earned Diamond certification by the RIAA for sales of 10,000,000 discs and digital equivalent per disc (5 million copies of the double album). This news comes in the midst of EMI Music's extensive reissue campaign honoring the legacy of the iconic alternative band. It continues December 3 in North America and December 4 internationally with the...

2012-07-02 02:23:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- EMI Music's extensive reissue campaign honoring the legacy of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS continues July 17 in North America and July 16 internationally. That's when the iconic alternative band's third album PISCES ISCARIOT--1994's platinum-certified disc that reached #4 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart--receives the fully remastered treatment for the first time. This follows last year's acclaimed reissues of the band's groundbreaking first two...

2011-10-18 09:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29 in North America and December 5 internationally, EMI Music will launch an extensive campaign honoring the legacy of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS by reissuing the iconic alternative band's first two albums--GISH (1991) and SIAMESE DREAM (1993), certified platinum and 4X platinum respectively--in CD, deluxe 2CD/DVD, vinyl LP, and digital configurations. Both albums, each with bonus content and special features that were curated...

2011-04-26 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this fall (exact date TBA), EMI Music will honor the legacy of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS with an extensive campaign that will see the iconic band's albums from 1991-2000 reissued in fully remastered deluxe versions, each with bonus material. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110426/LA89319LOGO) With the full support and guidance from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS--who've created one of the most acclaimed bodies of work in musical...

2010-11-05 12:53:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The legendary Ray Davies unveils his extraordinary new album paying tribute to his revered band The Kinks on, See My Friends. See My Friends features an all-star cast of collaborators, including Jon Bon Jovi/Richie Sambora, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Mumford & Sons, Lucinda Williams, Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Jackson Browne, Spoon, Amy Macdonald, Black Francis (The Pixies), Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Paloma Faith and the late,...

2010-07-13 17:03:00

MEXICO CITY, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV Latin America announced today that rock icons, The Smashing Pumpkins, are set to perform at MTV World Stage Mexico. The international event will be taped on August 26th at the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico City. The show will air Friday, September 17th on MTV Latin America during Mexico's week long Bicentennial celebration. The show will also air on more than 64 MTV channels in over 155 territories around the globe, date to be confirmed....

2009-03-21 13:32:18

The Smashing Pumpkins said on their Web site that drummer Jimmy Chamberlin has parted ways with the Chicago rock band. The online announcement Friday offered no explanation for Chamberlin's, but did assure Smashing Pumpkins fans the band would be resuming studio recording this spring, the Chicago Tribune reported. Corgan will continue to write and record as Smashing Pumpkins, the posting said, referring to Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan. Corgan is now the only original member of the...

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2009-03-09 11:31:49

Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan is scheduled to testify this week before the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary regarding the Performance Rights Act. The group musicFIRST (Fairness in Radio Starting Today) said Corgan plans to speak before the committee at a hearing on the act in Washington Tuesday. MusicFIRST describes itself as a coalition created to ensure that aspiring performers, local musicians and well-known artists are compensated for their music when it is played. Mitch...