Hey, readers! Listen up! Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan is writing a memoir, but if you’re looking for a tell-all book about Rock this isn’t the book for you. Corgan says he’s about three-fourths the way through with a focus on his spiritual evolution. Though his rock star life is a factor in his writing, and he’s had a lot of run ins with other powerful famous people, he won’t be giving any details about his famous friends. Well, he will share some stories, but all the names will be masked by pseudonyms. Keeping names secret isn’t just for their anonymity; Corgan says that it’s cheaper to keep their names out of it. There’s no word yet on when the book will be out. We’ll keep you posted.
Manson's latest video
Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has a new video out for the tune “Slo-Mo-Tion.” The second single from his latest album Born Villan. And anytime a video opens with a warning message that it may contain offensive imagery and not recommended for viewers under the age of 18—you know it’s gonna be good! The video contains a ton of makeup, crazy camera filters, blacklights, T ‘n A, and of course Twiggy and Manson getting’ all creepy with slo-motion video effects. Watch the video below or follow this link.
Ongoing throat issues
Papa Roach had to cancel their appearance Tuesday up in Grand Rapids for the Uproar Festival because of front man Jacoby Shaddix’s ongoing vocal issues. P.O.D. stepped up from the second stage to the main stage to fill the slot. Shaddix recently told the media that he’s had some throat issues and he’s seeing a specialist.
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