the Buzz for October 31st, 2008


“We found that America had turned every older band into ‘the reunion band.’ It was ‘I just want to hear those eight songs and drink my beer.’ You think, ‘I’m 41 years old, and I’ve earned some level of trust.’ And you find out you’re just like everybody else. You’re no better than Bon Jovi.”

— that ever-quotable doofus Billy Corgan, discussing with Rolling Stone last year’s ill-fated Smashing Pumpkins reformation, which, with the absence of core members D’arcy Wretzky and James Iha, was anything but.