SAN JOSE (CBS) – Live 105’s premiere holiday concert of the year raged in the season with six incredible bands at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on Friday, December 10th! The incredible line-up consisted of local band ‘Finish Ticket’, Broken Bells, The Black Keys, Phoenix, My Chemical Romance and Smashing Pumpkins. More coverage of Not So Silent Night can be found here.
PHOTOS: Smashing Pumpkins ~ My Chemical Romance ~ Phoenix ~ The Black Keys ~ Broken Bells ~ Finish Ticket ~ Fan Photos ~ Backstage Pix
VIDEOS: My Chemical Romance ~ Phoenix ~ The Black Keys ~ Broken Bells
PODCASTS: Smashing Pumpkins ~ The Black Keys ~ Broken Bells
One of the night’s most anticipated bands to perform was The Black Keys. Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys came by the backstage broadcast to hang with Live 105’s No Name. Click here to watch the two chatting about the band’s Grammy nominations, bad weed and recording their recent album.
My Chemical Romance caught up with Live 105’s Pete Mar at their backstage broadcast to chat about parenthood, their new album and future tour plans. Click here to watch the interview.
Laurent and Christian of Phoenix also dropped by Live 105’s backstage broadcast to chat with No Name before hitting the stage. Find out if the guys were naughty or nice in 2010 and which band they were most excited to check out at NSSN. Click here to watch.
And finally, Billy Corgan and crew were the last band to take the stage at Not So Silent Night…and the Smashing Pumpkins were definitely worth the wait! They turned out favorites like “Bullet with Butterfly Wings” before dimming the lights and getting personal with “Landslide.”  The Smashing Pumpkins had the crowd on their feet and cheering as they closed out the night with “Tonight Tonight,” a perfect choice to wrap up one hell of a Christmas concert!  Check out photos of the Smashing Pumpkins on stage, here.
Contributors: jessram, mindy & videos by whitemenace.

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