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Green Day Hate Fans Using Phones At Gigs

Green Day hate fans who use their phones during shows.Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's pet hate is seeing an auditorium full of lit up mobile phones and has admitted he wishes fans would stop filming and...

Green Day Support American Chaos Following Donald Trump's Election Victory

Activists have shut down major roads across America in clashes and stand-offs with police every evening following the Republican's shocking win on Tuesday night (08Nov16), and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong couldn't...

Billie Joe Armstrong Dubs Donald Trump 'An Illuminati Puppet'

The Green Day frontman hasn't held back with his views on the Republican politician, who defied the odds to beat Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House. And Armstrong continued being frank when...

Billie Joe Armstrong: 'Uneducated White People Vote For Donald Trump'

The 44-year-old rocker compared the real estate billionaire, who is running against Hillary Clinton to be named U.S. President, to Adolf Hitler. He blamed the alarming rise of the controversial Republican candidate...

Billie Joe Armstrong Wrote Bang Bang From The 'Viewpoint Of A Mass Shooter'

Billie Joe Armstrong wrote 'Bang Bang' from the ''viewpoint of a mass shooter''. The 44-year-old musician has revealed the lyrics for the track on Green Day's 12th studio album titled 'Revolution Radio', were based on...

Green Day To Receive Global Icon Award At 2016 Mtv Emas

Green Day are to receive the Global Icon Award at the 2016 MTV European Music Awards.The 'American Idiot' rockers will be bestowed with the prestigious accolade at a star-studded ceremony held at Ahoy Rotterdam in...

Billie Joe Armstrong: I Love Performing Sober

Billie Joe Armstrong ''loves'' performing sober.The Green Day frontman spent four months in rehab after an onstage meltdown in 2012 and though he was anxious about returning to the stage, he now finds performing live...

Billie Joe Armstrong's 'Unique' Bond With His Musical Sons

Billie Joe Armstrong loves that he can ''speak a different language'' with his children who are also musicians. The Green Day frontman's sons Jakob Danger, 18, and Joseph Marciano Armstrong, 21, are both aspiring rock...

Green Day Score Third UK Number One Album With 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day are at the top of this week’s UK album chart with their twelfth studio album Revolution Radio. It’s the third time the band have hit the top spot in the UK and it...

House Used In Billie Joe Armstrong Film Was Remodelled By Crew

Rather than trash the place or leave damage, the home owners returned after renting out their pad for the film to find they have new furniture and repairs fixed. "Our production designer...

Billie Joe Armstrong Took Nine-month Acting Bootcamp For New Film

The American Idiot singer plays a washed-up punk rocker in Kirk's new film Ordinary World and the moviemaker wanted to make sure his leading man had the skill set to carry the project....

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Movie Gets Green Light From Hbo

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Green Day’s American Idiot album has been given a green light from network HBO.The news was confirmed by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who told the NME that things were finally...

Billie Joe Armstrong Confirms Green Day Movie Is 'All Systems Go'

The U.S. band's 2004 record became a cult classic, and was turned into a musical in 2009. Rumours followed that the stage show would be turned into a big screen adventure, with Tom Hanks reported...

Green Day To Headline Bst In Hyde Park 2017

Green Day are the first act to be announced to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2017.The 'Bang Bang' hitmakers will take to the Great Oak Stage on July 1, where they...

Green Day Book Biggest And Smallest Show On The Same Day

The big gig was announced on Tuesday (04Oct16), less than a day after one of the band's more intimate shows was confirmed - Billie Joe Armstrong and his pals will also launch their...

Judy Greer Impressed By Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong In First Movie Leading Role

The American Idiot singer plays an ageing punk in his first lead role, and The Descendants star Greer believes he has a big future as a movie star. The actress, who plays...

Green Day Change Song Lyrics To Slam Politicians During Show

The Green Day singer paused in the middle of a version of anthem Holiday, a song that rails against U.S. political conservatism from the band's 2004 album American Idiot, to speak to the audience about...

Green Day Scrap Opening Tour Dates Over Illness

The American Idiot hitmakers, fronted by Billie Joe Armstrong, were due to kick off their North American trek in St. Louis, Missouri on Tuesday (20Sep16), followed by gigs in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday...

Green Day Announce North America Club Tour

The U.S. rockers, who have won five Grammy Awards, two BRITS and countless other accolades, are more likely to be found selling out stadiums than singing to fans in a club, but have decided to...

Billie Joe Armstrong Was 'Freaked Out' Writing Mass Shooter Single

The provocative new song is penned from the perspective of a killer, and features lyrics like, "You're dead, I'm well-fed/Give me death or give me h**d." Billie Joe reveals he wanted to...

Green Day Announce New Lp And Tease Tour

Green Day have announced their new album 'Revolution Radio' will be released on October 7.The American punk rock band released the lead single 'Bang Bang' on Thursday (11.08.16) and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has now...

Joan Jett Joins Billie Joe Armstrong To Rock Out After Film Premiere

Armstrong, who plays a former punk rocker reflecting on his life in the film, hit the stage at Spring Studios after the screening to rock out with Joan Jett, who also appears in...

Billie Joe Armstrong Urges High School Leaders To Not Cancel American Idiot Production

The star adapted his band's rock opera of the same name for the stage in 2009, and after success both on Broadway and around the world, students at Connecticut's Enfield High School were...

Green Day To Release Documentary

Green Day is set to release a documentary. The rock band - consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Jason White and Tre Cool - has created a behind-the-scenes look at the making of its...

Green Day Break Ban For Secret Show At Punk Venue

The venue owners accused the band of selling out and made it clear Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates were no longer welcome. Green Day played a benefit there in 2001 but...

John Lydon: Green Day Are A Two-bob Band

John Lydon has blasted Green Day branding them an insignificant ''two-bob'' band. The 'God Save The Queen' hitmaker has lashed out at the American pop-rock group and has accused them of watering down the rock...

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong's New Musical Set To Make Off-broadway Appearance

Billie Joe Armstrong's latest musical is set to appear off Broadway. The 43-year-old Green Day frontman penned These Paper Bullets! last year and it debuted at the Yale Repertory Theatre. These Paper Bullets! will be...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opening Music Store

The American Idiot hitmaker is teaming up with Bill Schneider, his former bandmate from his days in punk group Pinhead Gunpowder, to open the music store which will sell guitars and amps, and...

Green Day Star Helps Couple Retrieve Stolen Pitbull

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has helped track down a couple's stolen dog with the help of his Instagram.com followers.The American Idiot star urged his 436,000 followers to help David Baker and Cassandra Niki...

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015. The six musical acts to be inducted are: Green Day; Bill Withers; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Stevie Ray...

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