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The Marked was Billy Corgan's and Ron Roesings first band. They played a few gigs in Chicago before moving to Florida. William Patrick Billy Corgan, Jr. ... Look up Gig in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Gig may be: A slang term for a musical engagement A contraction for gigabyte An archaic term for a type of light carriage A type of spear A similarly designed type of fishing tackle A contraction for Captains Gig, a type... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,794 sq mi (170,451 km²)  - Width 162 miles (260 km)  - Length 497 miles (800 km)  - % water 17. ...


The name The Marked was inspired by similar, portwine stain birthmarks that both Corgan and Roesing have which are featured on Billys hand and Rons face. The band played mostly in and around St. Petersburg, Florida for the majority of its lifespan. According to Corgan on his official website, the group unceremoniously disbanded after a small show. Billy & Ron returned to Chicago and then added James Iha in the band. This resulted in the Nothing Ever Changes demo and the first incarnation of The Smashing Pumpkins. Billy on bass, James on guitar and Ron on drums. Billy shortly there after then added D'arcy on bass and went back to playing guitar. Ron had to move back to Florida and had to leave the band. A glass of tawny port. ... Ron Roesing was the drummer for the gothic rock band The Marked. This band is best known as Billy Corgans (Smashing Pumpkins, Zwan) first major musical project. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... James Iha James Yoshinobu Iha (井葉吉伸, Iha Yoshinobu or ジェームス・イハ born March 26, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a Japanese American rock musician and runway model. ... The Smashing Pumpkins is a popular American alternative rock band which formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1988. ...


Billy and D'arcy used an Image of Rons Birthmark in the video for the song Siva from the Gish period which then caused a breakdown in communication between Ron & Billy. Ron released his first Solo album called the many Faces of Love & hellatious Karma in 1990. In 1997 Ron made his second album entitled Hope-Fullness and the Oh-So Finite Happiness for the charity named the Sturge webber foundation. It was only mailed to record executives asking them for a donation and was not for sale or commercial release. Billy's Lawyer at the time Jill Berliner sent documented of legal threats as Roesing used a sample of Disarm in the recording of the song "Smugly" however it was clearly stated it was not for commerical sale and the legal threat was dropped immediately. Ron Roesing has a new band called The Suns of Neptune with guitarist Gus Isidore (Seal, Peter Green, Peter Gabriel, Phil Lynott) which draws more from the classic big rock bands of the 60's & 70's such as Cream, Jimi Hendrix & Led Zeppelin. Dale Meiners & Ron Roesing also formed a band with Frank Cavanagh (bassist from Filter) and it has been said that they performed a few unanounced shows in London England. This article is about a song. ... Cream is a dairy product that is composed of the higher-butterfat layer skimmed from the top of raw milk before homogenization. ... James Marshall Jimi Hendrix (November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist, innovator, and cultural icon. ... Led Zeppelin were an English rock band that became one of the most successful and influential groups in popular music history. ... Filter is an industrial rock group formed in 1993 by Richard Patrick (former live guitarist for Nine Inch Nails) and guitarist/programmer Brian Liesegang. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ...


In 2000, The Marked reappeared in a lawsuit against Billy Corgan, the Smashing Pumpkins, Virgin Records America, and Modivational Films for breach of contract, breach of confidence, fraud and deceit, negligent misrepresentation, declaratory relief, constructive trust, and injunctive relief stemming from the use of a clip of The Marked in the 1994 Smashing Pumpkins video Vieuphoria. JM Productions (Jonathan Morrill) objected to the use of band footage taken from his short film "Video Marked". Morrill was an associate of the band during it's lifespan, who Corgan stayed with temporarily during his time in Florida. He is also likely the inspiration behind the title of "Song for Jonathan". In court documents Morrill stated there were only two copies of "Video Marked", which appears to essentially be a video for the song "The Trance". Morrill claimed Corgan confiscated the backup tape without his permission, and was unaware of the content of Vieuphoria until 1999. Morrill states he approached Corgan in 1996 about the release of "Video Marked" and other content but Corgan was apprehensive about any plans, citing the quality of available materials. Morrill also objected to the packaging of the video which advertised "super secret material shot by the band" yet failed to credit his work. The case, Morrill v. The Smashing Pumpkins (157 F. Supp. 2d 1120) was resolved when the court granted the Smashing Pumpkins' motion for summary judgment on Morrill's claims of copyright infringement, fraud and deceit, and breach of confidence. However, it is a fact that Billy Corgan used the Marked Video footage in the video Vieuphoria without previous permission from the owner Jonathan Morrill. This article is about the year 2000. ... Virgin Records is a British recording label founded by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ... Vieuphoria was a part of a live CD/VHS (with Earphoria) released in 1994 (and rereleased as a CD/DVD set on November 26, 2002) by The Smashing Pumpkins. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... This article is about the telling of falsehoods. ...


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