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Zuckerberg Chan Wedding: Green Day Singer Performs

Mark Zuckerberg and his college sweetheart Priscilla Chan sprung a surprise over the weekend, by announcing they had married in a low-key ceremony. The wedding announcement came in classic Facebook style, with Zuckerberg simply updating...

Happy Birthday Billie Joe Armstrong

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will be spending his 40th birthday in the studio after announcing the band has started work on its follow-up to smash-hit concept album 21st Century Breakdown.But we can all...

Green Day Start New Album

Green Day have started work on their new album. The 'When I Come Around' rockers went back in the studio yesterday (14.02.12) to begin recording the follow up to 2009's '21st Century Breakdown'.Singer and guitarist...

Armstrong Lands Nurse Jackie Role

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong's theatrical debut in 2010 and 2011 has helped him land a big TV role opposite Edie Falco in Nurse Jackie.The punk rocker will play a potential love interest for...

Armstrong Encourages Green Giving

Billie Joe Armstrong is urging Green Day fans to go even greener this Christmas (11) by buying eco-friendly gifts.The rocker and his wife Adrienne are encouraging holiday shoppers to pick up environmentally-conscious presents on the...

Green Day Star's Son Wins Coveted Mtv Award

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's teenage son has been given a big career boost as he follows in dad's footsteps - his band has won the underground college award which helped launch Amy Winehouse...

Armstrong Joins Nurse Jackie

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is taking his first steps into acting by accepting a role on hit TV show Nurse Jackie.The singer has spent time on the Broadway stage starring in his band's...

Leisha Hailey Booted Off Plane For 'Excessive' Kissing

Leisha Hailey, the American actress best known for her role as Alice Pieszecki on the 'L-Word', has called for a boycott of Southwest Airlines after she was kicked off a flight to St Louis for...

Leisha Hailey Kicked Off Plane For Kissing Girlfriend

Leisha Hailey, the American actress who starred in the award winning 'L-Word', claims she was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight on Monday (26th September 2011) for kissing her girlfriend, reports the Associated Press.Hailey, who...

Billie Joe Armstrong Kicked Off Southwest Flight

Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer of punk-rock group Greenday has been kicked off a south-western flight from Oakland, California to Burbank, California on Thursday night (01.09.2011)Announcing his surprise on Twitter the 39-year-old rocker said "Just...

Armstrong Thrown Off Plane For Saggy Trousers

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was left fuming after he was kicked off a plane on Thursday (01Sep11) for wearing his trousers too low.The rocker was onboard a Southwest Airlines jet when a flight...

Green Day Star Armstrong Set For Film Role In American Idiot

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is to reprise his role as St. Jimmy in the movie adaptation of hit musical American Idiot.Armstrong, who came up with the concept for the Broadway show which is...

Green Day Have 'Ton' Of New Songs

Green Day have "a ton of new songs" for their upcoming album.Lead singer and songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong has explained the punk rocker's ninth studio album will sound "fresh and high-energy".Writing on his twitter page,...

Armstrong Serves As Producer On Son's Rock Debut

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is giving his rocker son a big career boost by producing the budding star's debut album with his band Emily's Army.Drummer Joey, 16, formed the group with his pals...

Green Day Say Farewell To American Idiot Musical

Green Day played an hour-long farewell concert as the 'American Idiot' musical drew to a close on Broadway last night (25.04.11).The punk band - made up of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool...

The Things They Say 21321

"It’s a f**king balancing act, man. You don’t want to always write about politics just for the sake of writing about politics. I don’t want to become Rage Against the MAChine." Green Day star Billie...

Armstrong: 'I Stole Letterman's Limo'

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has confessed to stealing U.S. TV personality David Letterman's limousine.The punk star admits he was a crazy guy when he first arrived in New York in 2003 and he...

American Idiot Movie To Be Produced By Tom Hanks

AMERICAN IDIOT, the 2004 album by American rock band Green Day, has been given the go-ahead to be adapted into a feature-length movie. AMERICAN IDIOT, the Broadway musical, has been hugely successful and Universal studios...

Green Day's American Idiot Musical To Become Film

The Green Day-inspired musical 'American Idiot' is to be turned into a feature film.The Broadway stage production - which uses the songs of the band's seminal 2004 album to tell the coming-of-age story of three...

Green Day Musical To Close

Green Day's 'American Idiot' musical is to close on April 24.The Broadway show - which is based on the group's concept album of the same name - is coming to an end after ticket sales...

American Idiot Suffers After Armstrong Exit

Broadway musical American Idiot is struggling to attract fans since Billie Joe Armstrong wrapped up his guest stint onstage - ticket sales have plummeted following the rocker's exit last month (Feb11).The rocker helped to compose...

Justin Guarini To Make American Idiot Debut Tonight

Justin Guarini has joined the cast of the Broadway musical 'American Idiot' and will make his first appearance tonight (1st March 2011).Justin Guarini, the American actor and musician who finished runner-up on season one of...

Melissa Etheridge Out Of Comfort Zone In American Idiot

MELISSA ETHERIDGE admits that she is 'out of her comfort zone' as a cast member in 'American Idiot' the Broadway musical.MELISSA ETHERIDGE, the GRAMMY AWARD and OSCAR winning singer-songwriter, is set to take over from...

Etheridge Stepping Into American Idiot

MELISSA ETHERIDGE is set to step in for GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT next month (Feb11).Armstrong - who composed and co-authored the...

Green Day Singer To Work On New Musical?

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wants to write a new musical. The singer and guitarist with the 'Boulevard Of Broken Dreams' group worked with his bandmates - Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - extensively on...

Armstrong Wants To Write Another Musical

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG feels inspired to write his own musical after enjoying the success of the band's AMERICAN IDIOT show on Broadway.The singer is currently performing as a regular cast member in...

Armstrong Joins Idiot For 50 More Shows

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is returning to the Broadway stage - he will take part in 50 upcoming performances of his punk rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT.Armstrong will reprise the role of St. Jimmy...

Armstrong Makes Critics Sing With American Idiot Debut

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG won over theatre critics with his debut in the band's AMERICAN IDIOT musical, after rocking out Broadway on Tuesday night (28Sep10).The singer has signed on to play St. Jimmy...

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