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Features 20 classic albums that are 30 years old in 2021

Rolling back three decades to 1991: one of the greatest years for heavy music

The News Billy Corgan: Lil Peep was "his generation’s Kurt Cobain"

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has compared late emo rapper Lil Peep to Nirvana icon Kurt Cobain.

Features The Kerrang! staff's top 10 albums of 2020

You’ve seen Kerrang!‘s Albums Of 2020, now here’s what’s been getting the staff through the past 12 months…

Features The 50 greatest albums of 2020

The only countdown that matters: Kerrang!’s 50 greatest albums of 2020.

Features 20 rock and metal songs to welcome in winter

From Woods Of Ypres to Weezer, we present the perfect soundtrack for the darkest evenings of the year…

The News Watch The Smashing Pumpkins Perform On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The Smashing Pumpkins performed new album Cyr’s title-track on the latest episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Reviews Album Review: The Smashing Pumpkins – Cyr

The Smashing Pumpkins continue to be the band we’ve never been before” on the synthy Cyr…

The News Billy Corgan: "I Was So Worried About Writing Great Songs That I Literally Couldn’t Just Be Myself…"

The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan on his personal growth from the band’s early days through to now.

Features The 25 greatest three-album runs in rock and metal

From Paramore to Slipknot to Tool, we look at the best back-to-back-to-back classic album triple-headers in the history of rock, punk, metal and beyond…

Features Being Billy: Inside the mind of Smashing Pumpkins' misunderstood genius

Who is the real Billy Corgan? After decades of baiting journalists and fans alike, we find The Smashing Pumpkins’ leader in a contemplative mood, looking back on his artistic legacy and what’s to come…

Features 11 of the best double-albums in rock and metal

Sometimes just one LP isn’t enough, as these 11 bands demonstrate in their career-defining double-album epics

Features Butch Vig: “I looked at bands like The Beatles and Led Zeppelin as these untouchable rock gods… But when punk came out, I thought, ‘I could do that’”

Legendary producer and Garbage drummer Butch Vig looks back on a life in alternative music with Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and his 5 Billion In Diamonds project…