Billy Corgan, Fred Durst to Host Exhibits on Invoice Maher’s Podcast Community

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By Calvin S. Nelson

Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan and Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst are each stepping into the podcast sport, with new reveals on a podcast community led by Invoice Maher. 

Maher revealed the offers in a brand new interview with Selection, noting how effectively he linked with the 2 musicians after they appeared on his personal present, Membership Random, final 12 months. “I by no means knew Fred or Billy,” he stated. “However one thing good occurs there, and I can really feel like I’m greatest associates for all times with anyone who I simply talked to for an hour and a half. That’s the standard we wish — a nighttime really feel.”

Maher didn’t reveal any exhausting particulars concerning the reveals, resembling after they would possibly premiere or what format they’ll take. Durst’s present will reportedly focus on a topic very close to and pricey to his coronary heart — UFOs and conspiracy theories (severely, the person is sort of a nu-metal Tom DeLonge on this regard). There have been no hints at what sorts of subjects Corgan would cowl on his present, and a rep for the musician didn’t instantly return Rolling Stone‘s request for extra data. 

For Durst, the podcast gig comes at a busy time for the musician: He’s gearing up for a hefty summer season tour with Limp Bizkit, and he’s additionally acquired a vital supporting function in I Noticed the TV Glow, the upcoming horror-thriller from filmmaker Jane Schoenbrun. In a current interview with Rolling Stone, Schoenbrun raved about working with Durst and stated casting him was their “inventive white whale” for the movie: “Like if I could make that occur, this might be the bizarre fever dream that I’m hoping it will likely be,” Schoenbrun stated.


They added: “He’s an unimaginable performer and on display, seeing Fred Durst carries actually particular allusions to a sure second, and a sure sort of white male anger that it was actually necessary to have within the stew of the film. It might be one factor to forged somebody who appeared like Fred Durst, however to have the person himself evident at you from throughout the room, I believe the chance to have that distinctive and evocative presence on the display does one thing that you may’t replicate every other manner.”

As for Corgan, he would possibly have to squeeze in his new podcasting duties as he continues to seek for a brand new guitarist for Smashing Pumpkins. The band put out an open name for auditions again in January, and some weeks later they revealed they’d acquired over 10,000 functions. No phrase but on who the brand new band member will likely be, however one has to imagine they’ll be finalizing any choice quickly because the Pumpkins are set to launch a European tour with Weezer in June; they’ll then present help for Inexperienced Day on their Saviors stadium tour, beginning on the finish of July.

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