Billy Corgan Collapses During Stage Performance

July 24th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
fire36Tampa Bay, July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Billy Corgan, the leading man from the rock band ‘Smashing Pumpkins’ reportedly collapsed on stage while performing to their hit 90s number “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”. The incident which took place at a concert event in Tampa Bay, Florida did not cause any injuries to the guitarist. According to reports, Billy Corgan recovered soon after the fall and also continued with his performance.

The incident was reported by the lead guitarist himself via a post on his Twitter page where the singer tweeted that the collapse was not choreographed to attract attention towards the performance. Billy Corgan said that the sudden fall was the result of an unexpected blackout. The front man fell on the the drums that were being used for the performance, the fall he says has left him minutely injured. Though the singer himself cannot recall falling against his guitar or his drummer’s instruments, he got to know about it from his band members and said that the pain from the incident has forced him to slow down.

The ‘Smashing Pumpkins’ have been touring for the concert since the beginning of this month, and it has been reported that their concert tour is to end by the last week of August. From Tampa Bay, Billy Corgan and his band members will be proceeding to Knoxville in Tennessee, with their final performance scheduled to go on stage on the 28th of August at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles. Billy Corgan will hopefully be well enough to perform in the forthcoming concerts. At least his fans and friends are hoping so.

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