As with many of the other English beat groups of the '60s, Alvin Lee cut his musical teeth in Hamburg, Germany in a band called the Jaybirds. By 1966, back in England, he had changed the name of his band to Ten Years After and was rapidly becoming a major attraction because of the virtuosity of his solo work…
The tenth studio album by Aerosmith. The album has certified sales of seven million copies in the U.S. to date, and is tied with its successor "Get A Grip" as Aerosmith's second best-selling studio album ("Toys In The Attic" leads with eight million). It produced a variety of successes and "firsts" for the band including their first Grammy Award ("Janie's Got A Gun"). "Love in an Elevator" became the first Aerosmith song to hit #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Additionally, it is the only Aerosmith album to date to have three Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and three #1 singles on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The album was the fourth bestselling album of the year 1990…
As he set to work on Monuments to an Elegy, the second "album within an album" within the larger Teargarden by Kaleidyscope project, Billy Corgan slowly whittled down Smashing Pumpkins to himself and guitarist Jeff Schroeder.
The Smashing Pumpkins: 1991-2000 Greatest Hits Video Collection is a DVD containing nearly all of The Smashing Pumpkins music videos released prior to the band's breakup in late 2000. Extras include an exclusive short film Try, a previously unreleased "I Am One" music video, behind-the-scenes and outtakes footage, two live videos, and commentary by Jimmy Chamberlin, Billy Corgan, James Iha, and the video directors. This DVD was released in 2001 in conjunction with Rotten Apples, a greatest hits compilation CD which also contains many of the same titles. Both the DVD and CD were certified Gold less than a month after their release.
Vieuphoria is a long form music video by American alternative rock band The Smashing Pumpkins, originally released on VHS on October 4, 1994 and DVD on November 26, 2002. It was certified gold by the RIAA in late 1996. The video consists of various Smashing Pumpkins performances, mostly from the Siamese Dream tour, interspersed with comedy bits (including "Meet the Frogs"), interviews, featurettes, and other short videos. Smashing Pumpkins rose up from the Chicago underground scene, via Nirvana's indie label Sub Pop, to massive mainstream pop success. Innovative and influential, they were some of the oddball darlings of MTV. VIEUPHORIA is a collection of Pumpkins performances, captured between 1992 and 1994. It includes European TV performances of "Disarm" and "Geek U.S.A." and acoustic concert renditions of "Cherub Rock" (from MTV Europe) and "Mayonnaise." All performances are previously unavailable anywhere else.
Coverage of the Smashing Pumpkins performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on December the 10th, 2012. The gig was in support of their 2012 album 'Oceania' and saw them perform songs including 'Panopticon', 'My Love Is Winter', 'Oceania', 'Bullet With Butterfly Wings' and 'The Dream Machine'. SMASHING PUMPKINS Oceania: Live in NYC (2013 3-disc [DVD / 2CD] set consisting of footage from their live performance at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn New York on 10th December 2012 with the audio recordings pressed across two CDs. All 3 discs are housed together within a sealed 4-panel fold-out digipak sleeve).
The deluxe version of Pisces Iscariot is a treasure trove of Pumpkins material, presenting the original album remastered, a bonus CD filled with 17 previously unreleased or alternate versions of ‘Pisces’ era songs, a DVD of 24 previously unreleased live performances from gigs and jams between 1988 and 1994, a reproduction of the Smashing Pumpkins’ first ever demo tape, as well as postcards, watercolour illustrations, lyrics, photos, liner notes by David Wild and track-by-track annotations by Billy Corgan himself – all housed in a deluxe box.
Digitally remastered and expanded deluxe three disc (two CDs + DVD) edition of this 1993 album from the Alt-Rock band led by Billy Corgan. Features the remastered version of the original album plus a bonus CD consisting of 17 previously unreleased or alternate versions of Siamese Dream era songs, a DVD containing a previously unreleased 1993 live show from The Metro, 13 postcards featuring original album collages and a 24 page booklet that includes lyrics, photos, liner notes and track-by-track annotations by Corgan.
Digitally remastered and expanded deluxe three disc (two CDs + DVD) edition of the Alt-Rock quartet's 1991 debut album. Features the original album remastered plus a bonus CD consisting of 15 previously unreleased or alternate versions of Gish era songs, a bonus DVD containing a previously unreleased 1990 live show from The Metro, six postcards featuring never-before-seen band photos and a 24 page booklet with lyrics, liner notes and track by track annotations by Billy Corgan. Features 'I Am One', 'Rhinoceros', 'Siva' and more.