“Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has lambasted the iTunes and Facebook culture for helping to take the danger out of rock ‘n’ roll,” Electronista reports.
“In an interview with Antiquiet, Corgan vented his disdain for the ‘cuddliness’ of social networking and iTunes,” Electronista reports. “He thinks that the phenomenon of iTunes and Facebook could be holding back the next generation of genuine rock talent from ‘kicking their own door in’ as bands such as The Clash and Nirvana had done in the past.”
Electronista reports, “His comments, ironically, come at a time when his band’s latest album Oceania is a featured album on the iTunes Store and can be streamed for free ahead of its release.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Not just ironically, but hypocritically, too.