Billy Corgan, Tommy Lee Discuss Escalating Bromance, Giving Each Other Goosebumps and More

"This is exactly what I want! Oh my God! Finally!" Billy shouts about drummer's performance on new SP album.

Billy Corgan, Tommy Lee Discuss Escalating Bromance, Giving Each Other Goosebumps and More
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Tommy Lee's appearance on the upcoming Smashing Pumpkins album "Monument to an Elegy" has given birth to quite a bromance with frontman Billy Corgan.

According to the latest update, the two are now in the stage of giving each other goosebumps, as the duo remains optimistic about the quality of upcoming release.

Telling ABC News Radio how he accepted the SP invitation with plenty of enthusiasm, Lee noted that it wasn't long before he was thoroughly impressed. "He played me nine songs [and I said], 'You have a hit record on your hands, dude, and yes, I want to be a part of this!'"

Explaining how they got on the same wavelength almost instantly, Tommy was surprised with Billy's excitement. "I remember him jumping up and down in the studio after one of the drum takes [yelling], 'This is exactly what I want! Oh my God! Finally!' I was like, 'Wow!' It was just really cool to be appreciated that much. I just haven't felt something like that. It was really, really cool," he said.

Corgan made sure to return the praises, adding, "That guy is so smart and so talented, I've got nothing but massive respect for him and adoration, and when he goes and writes those wonderful things about me, it's like I get goosebumps. I sometimes don't receive that sort of love or praise from my own band, you know? It was really wonderful."

As reported, "Monuments to an Elegy" might see its release during 2014, before the initially-announced 2015 date. The lead single should drop by the end of the year as well, make sure to check out more info and tentative track listing here.

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    matteo cubano
    "That guy is so smart and so talented, I've got nothing but massive respect for him and adoration, and when he goes and writes those wonderful things about me, it's like I get goosebumps.... he's so strong, and sweet and funny, and handsome, and he's just so…well just so…"
    jrodgers
    This is either gonna be really cool, or really lame. I've never been much of a fan of Tommy Lee's drumming, but then again I've never really liked any of the bands he's in, so I'm keeping an open mind.
    Allysonb7001
    again in this picture it looks like billy is still missing his arm..... just like the last update about him.
    Sammy Mantis
    He's just giving Tommy's butt a playful squeeze, sizing him up for later on that night.
    Manovvar
    that headline... but seriously, tommy lee is still relevant? i thought by now he'd be some washed up junky living in a rat-hole. not saying billy corgan is much better...but...i forgot what i was going to say...i guess i'll just say...they deserve each other?