"I’ll piss on fuckin’ Radiohead..."

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has launched a rant against Radiohead.

Billy Corgan doesn't hold back. The frontman's acidic wit has been flung against almost every major musician to cross his path, including several (now former) band mates.

But a new rant against Radiohead is well worthy of your attention. An interview with Antiquiet (via Prefix) found Billy Corgan venting his spleen, at one point vowing to "piss" all over the Oxford group.

” I can’t think of any people outside of Weird Al Yankovic who have both embraced and pissed on Rock more than I have" he began. "Obviously there’s a level of reverence, but there’s also a level of intelligence to even know what to piss on. ‘Cause I’m not pissing on Rainbow. I’m not pissing on Deep Purple. But I’ll piss on fuckin’ Radiohead, because of all this pomposity. This value system that says Jonny Greenwood is more valuable than Ritchie Blackmore. Not in the world I grew up in, buddy. Not in the world I grew up in".

“So I find myself defending things. Is Ritchie Blackmore a better guitar player than me and Jonny Greenwood? Yes. Have we all made contributions? Yes. I’m not attacking that. I’m attacking the pomposity that says this is more valuable than that. I’m sick of that. I’m so fucking sick of it, and nobody seems to tire of it.”

Well he's right on that front - no one is tiring of hearing new Radiohead material. On a related note, the band recently dropped new cut 'Full Stop' into their live set during a show in Chicago.

Watch it below.


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