Name: Billy Patrick Corgan, Jr. Date of Birth: 17 Mar 1967 (Saint Patrick's Day) Raised in: Elk Grove, Chicago, Illinois Education: High School Diploma (Glenbard North) Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist Pre-SP Band: The Marked Post-SP Band:Zwan Fact: Corgan is left-handed, but plays guitar right-handed.
Name: James Yoshinobu Iha Date of Birth: 26 Mar 1968 Raised in: Chicago, Illinois Education: High School Diploma, some college (Loyola) Occupation: Guitarist and Songwriter Pre-SP Band: Snake Train Current Band:A
Name: D'arcy Elizabeth Wretzky-Brown Date of Birth: 01 May 1968 Raised in: Michigan Education: High School Diploma (LC Mohr) Occupation: Bass Guitarist ("fired"
in Sept 1999) Pre-SP Band:Dan Reed Network Current Occupation: unknown
Name: Jimmy Joseph Chamberlin Date of Birth: 10 Jun 1964 Raised in: in Joliet, Illinois Education: High School Diploma, (NIU is a "fabricated"
story) Occupation: Percussionist ("laid
summer 1996, rehired in 1998) Pre-SP Band: Sushi Cowboys Post-SP Band:Zwan
- Other Recognized Members:
Matt Walker, Matt Cameron, Joey Waronker, Kenny Aronoff and Melissa Auf der Maur
(* marks singles or videos; marks songs included on Rotten
Album Title: Gish Release Date: May 1991 Produced by: Butch Vig Tracklisting:
Album Title: Siamese Dream Release Date: 27 Jul 1993 Produced by: Butch Vig and Billy Corgan Tracklisting:
Stars (70%) by Rolling Stone Magazine Sold 4.3+ million copies in the U.S.
Album Title: Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness Release Date: 23 Oct 1995 Produced by: Flood, Alan Moulder and Billy Corgan
Awarded 3 Stars
(60%) by Rolling Stone Magazine Motifs: references day and night, celestial objects, "one and only" Sold 9+ million copies in the U.S.
Album Title: Adore Release Date: 02 Jun 1998 Produced by: Billy Corgan and Brad Wood (and others?)
Stars (70%) by Rolling Stone Magazine Motifs: references to car crashes, perfection and mercury Sold 3+ million copies worldwide Debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200
Album Title: MACHINA/the machines of God Release Date: 29 Feb 2000
Produced by: Flood and Billy Corgan
Stars (70%) by Rolling Stone Magazine Awarded 7/10 (70%) by Spin Magazine
Motifs: references to death, glass, ghosts, machines and spiders Sold 500,000+ copies in the U.S.
Debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200
Other Notable Works:
Pisces Iscariot (1994):
b-sides and songs cut from the Gish and SD eras
Earphoria (1994): musical
companion to Vieuphoria, live
performances along with an odd lot of b-sides
The Aeroplane Flies High
(1997): 5 disc set containing the five MCIS singles along with many b-sides)
Machina II: The Friends and Enemies of
Modern Music (2000): 2 disc collection of studio outtakes and demos--some of
the last recordings from the band, freely downloadable here
Judas O (2001): companion
to Greatest Hits, contains the more popular and rare b-sides
* marks singles or videos; marks songs included on