In 2002, Eric Clapton organized the Concert for George, a memorial show to honor the life and work of the Beatles’ George Harrison. The set included Clapton, ex-Beatles Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr, Tom Petty and other rock luminaries. The concert was held at Royal Albert Hall in London, one year to the day after Harrison passed away from cancer.
The recently reunited original lineup of the Smashing Pumpkins (minus original bassist, D’arcy Wretzky) are continuing to work on new music, with frontman Billy Corgan revealing eight new song titles from the group’s comeback album. They’re called Alienation, Travels, Silvery Sometimes, Solara, With Sympathy, Marchin’ On, Knights of Malta, Seek and You Shall Destroy. Billy is currently refining the lyrics before heading to Malibu next week to record them.
Yesterday, The Smashing Pumpkins announced a North American reunion tour that will be called the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour. It’ll be the first time in almost 20 years that founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha will hit the road together. Original bassist D’arcy Wretzky won’t be on the tour because of her ongoing spat with Billy. The tour will start July 12th in Glendale, Arizona, and will include a show at the Air Canada Centre August 8th.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".