Billy Corgan meets Chino Moreno: Team Sleep and the Inspirational Riffs of the Smashing Pumpkins

In a recent episode of Zane Lowe’s podcast, Billy Corgan revealed a fascinating encounter he had with Chino Moreno, the lead vocalist of Deftones and frontman for the side project Team Sleep. The conversation shed light on the mutual admiration and creative connections between these two musicians. Corgan shared an intriguing story about attending a Team Sleep show and meeting Moreno, who expressed his admiration for Corgan’s influential band, the Smashing Pumpkins. According to Moreno, Team Sleep found inspiration in the riffs of the Smashing Pumpkins, highlighting the profound impact that Corgan’s music has had on a generation of musicians. Watch in the video below, starting at 5:00