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Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Green Day will headline the UK's Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013.The 'American Idiot' rockers will be taking to the stage on Friday 23rd August in Reading and in Leeds on Saturday 24th August for their...

Green Day Bounce Back With Fun-packed California Warm-up Show

Green Day returned to the stage on Sunday night (10Mar13) for the first time since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's meltdown at a festival in Las Vegas last year (Sep12).The rocker spent months in rehab battling...

Billie Joe Armstrong Credits Wife For Sticking By Him During Drunken Days

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has paid tribute to his wife Adrienne for sticking by him at the height of his alcohol abuse issues last year (12).In a candid new Rolling Stone interview, the...

Billie Joe Armstrong: 'I Was Often Loaded Onstage'

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has revealed he often performed drunk before seeking help for his alcoholism last year (12).The rocker mixed pills for insomnia and anxiety with shots and beer and suffered a...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About What Sent Him Over The Edge

The death of a beloved aunt combined with Green Day's crazy schedule sent punk star Billie Joe Armstrong spiralling into a drug and booze haze.The American Idiot rocker recently emerged from a rehab stint and...

Billie Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is determined to stay sober after his recent rehab stint - because he doesn't want to let fans down or pick up a reputation as an unreliable rock star.The...

Green Day Ignored Warning Signs

Billie Joe Armstrong's bandmate wasn't surprised by his public meltdown last year that led to him going to rehab for 30 days.Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has revealed the group ignored warning signs that the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Was A 'Functioning Alcoholic'

Billie Joe Armstrong was a ''functioning alcoholic'' before he entered rehab. The Green Day singer's drinking and reliance on prescription drugs had got out of hand before he was finally admitted to rehab last September...

Billy Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

Rocker Billy Joe Armstrong is committed to staying sober.The 'Green Day' singer - who completed a 30-day stint in rehab in October - has revealed reminders of his public meltdown last year makes him feel...

"It's Pretty Bad": Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Recalls Rehab Drama In New Interview

“It’s pretty bad.” These were the words spoken to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, by his wife, the morning after he fell off the wagon in a bad way and smashed his guitar up...

Billie Joe Armstrong On Addiction: "I'd Wake Up On Couches In Strange Houses"

Billie Joe Armstrong has opened up about the extent of his problem with drink and drugs that eventually forced him into rehabilitation last year. The Green Day rocker recalls blacking out on various occasions and...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse

Billie Joe Armstrong only remembers ''tiny things'' about the outburst which led him to rehab. The Green Day singer and was treated for substance abuse after a disastrous episode when the band played at the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse Hell

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has broken his silence about the substance abuse issues that drove him to rehab last year (12), revealing his infamous outburst at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas last...

Green Day To Return To The Stage At South By Southwest Festival

Green Day are to make their return to the stage after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint at the upcoming South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.The trio will make its first appearance at the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Sells Classic Car On Ebay

Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has sold a classic car from his personal collection for $12,600 (£7,875) in an online auction.The Green Day frontman put the 1964 Chevrolet Impala on eBay.com without a reserve price, revealing...

Uno, Dos, Tres, Go! Green Day Back On The Road, Billie Joe Armstrong Thanks Fans For Support

Things are finally starting to look up in the Green Day camp, with news of a 2013 tour suggesting that singer Billie Joe Armstrong is on the road to recovery. Armstrong suffered a highly-publicised onstage...

Green Day To Resume Tour

Green Day have rescheduled their cancelled tour.The 'Holiday' rockers were forced to abandon plans to play in support of new albums '¡Uno!, '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' last year after singer Billie Joe Armstrong was admitted...

Green Day Will Return For New Tour In March 2013

Whatever happened to the standard press release, or even just a notice left on the website of a band? That is not cool anymore, now Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have taken over, and Billie Joe...

Billie Joe Armstrong Pokes Fun At His Success In Deleted Film Clip

Troubled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has a bizarre dream to record an album of Norwegian death metal tracks - at least that's what he reveals in a deleted clip from new movie comedy...

Fallen From Grace: 2012'S Ten Most Spectacular Celebrity Meltdowns

Ahh… 2012... how fondly we will look back on it. The Olympics. The end of the Twilight Saga…um… loads of celebrities going utterly bonkers, losing the plot, mixing their drugs with their anxiety problems, mixing...

Billie Joe Armstrong Selling Beach Home

Embattled rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has put his California beach home on the market.The Green Day frontman, who checked into rehab for substance abuse issues in September (12), and his wife Adrienne have decided to...

Out Now: Us Album Releases – One Direction, Green Day, Christina Aguilera, Soundgarden

Still riding high at the top of the US Billboard chart, is Taylor Swift – everybody’s favourite country music princess turned pop star. Her album, Red, is currently enjoying its third week at the top...

Mark Hoppus Sends Ailing Armstrong His Best Wishes

Blink-182 star Mark Hoppus has offered his well wishes to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and his family as his fellow punk rocker battles substance abuse issues in rehab.The American Idiot singer was admitted...

Green Day Launches New 'Twilight' Video For 'The Forgotten' (Video)

Green Day has released the official video for their 'Twilight' soundtrack song 'The Forgotten' which features on final instalment of the book-to-film franchise 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn'.It's a romantic piano tune that speaks straight...

It's A Dark Day For Green Day As Tour Is Cancelled

In a cruel twist of fate, and somewhat tragic irony, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has been forced to cancel the band's tour, in favour of spending time in rehab - a place...

Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day

Metallica paid tribute to Green Day after replacing them at a festival. The heavy metal group stepped in for the 'Oh Love' punk band at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, after they cancelled all...

Have Green Day Tickets? We Have Some Bad News

Green Day has cancelled the remainder of its North American tour as Billie Joe Armstrong continues treatment for substance abuse issues, the band announced on their website Monday (October 29, 2012). Scheduled appearances for January...

Tour Dates Cancelled: But It's Not All Bad News For Green Day

Green Day have been forced to cancel tour dates and reschedule an album release, owing to singer Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab.2012 simply isn’t shaping up as the punk rockers had...

Green Day Scrap Upcoming Tour

Rockers Green Day have cancelled the remainder of their 2012 appearances and postponed their 2013 tour to allow frontman Billie Joe Armstrong to deal with his personal problems following his stint in rehab.The singer checked...

Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong At Voodoo Festival

Metallica dedicated a song to embattled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong during their headlining set at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival on Saturday (27Oct12) after stepping in as last-minute replacements for the...

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