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Report: Billy Corgan recruits 19 year old drummer to replace Jimmy Chamberlin of the Smashing Pumpkins…

A 19 year old drummer who plays for an Oregon based local band gets the opportunity of a life time. Being the official drummer for the Smashing Pumpkins. Who is he? His name is Mike Byrne, who plays drums for the Oregon band: Moses, Smell the Roses…


Mike has been working with Billy Corgan for quite a while, seems that Billy is so impressed that he calls him the future of the Smashing Pumpkins.

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Congratulations to Mike and all the best. Just don’t let Billy Corgan’s huge ego get all over you!