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Armstrong Mulls Solo Career

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is considering launching a solo career - because he and bandmates often get "sick of each other".The American Idiot hitmakers have been rocking for more than 20 years, and...

Armstrong Grooms Kids To Follow In His Footsteps

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is grooming his two sons to follow in his musical footsteps.The singer insists Joe, 14, and Jakob, 19, have inherited his talent and he enjoys regular jam sessions with...

Green Day Wowed By American Idiot Musical

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was overwhelmed to see his punk rock opera AMERICAN IDIOT brought to life on stage, calling the new show "pulverising".The rocker and his bandmates were treated to a preview...

Green Day's Eminem Envy

Green Day are jealous of Eminem.The American rockers - whose latest LP '21st Century Breakdown' was released last week -say they admire the rapper's creativity and musical ideas.Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said: "Looking at a...

Green Day Set For Marathon Shows To Challenge Springsteen

Fans of GREEN DAY are in for a value-for-money treat when the punk trio hits the road this year (09) - frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is eager to play four-hour long concerts. The American Idiot hitmakers...

Album Left Green Day Singer Depressed

GREEN DAY's latest album left singer BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG with something akin to post-natal depression, he has revealed.Speaking to the Sunday Days, the star revealed that the process of recording 21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN was so...

By on 27 April 2009

Green Day Album Made Armstrong Sick

Rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG worked so hard on the new GREEN DAY album he almost ended up in hospital. The band has been busy recording tracks for 21st Century Breakdown, their first new release in over...

Musical Version Of American Idiot Confirmed

A stage adaptation of the 2004 Green Day album American Idiot will premiere this autumn in California, it has been announced.Tony award-winning director Michael Mayer will helm the musical version of the acclaimed album, set...

By on 30 March 2009

Green Day Confirm May Release For 21st Century Breakdown

Green Day's new album 21st Century Breakdown will be released on May 15th, the band have announced.Their eighth studio album, the collection will be their first since 2004's Grammy winning American Idiot, which went on...

By on 26 March 2009

Green Day Star Lands Signature Converse Trainers

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has landed his very own Converse shoe brand. The American Idiot singer's signature pair of shoes are red, white and black - Armstrong's favourite colours. Portions of sales from...

Sutherland Named And Shamed In Dui-inspired Ad

Actor KIEFER SUTHERLAND and rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG have been named and shamed in a new drink-driving-inspired advertising campaign. The American Beverage Institute (ABI) took out a full page ad in the New York Times...

Green Day's Alter Ego Plays First Gig

American rockers GREEN DAY have played their first official gig in three years, under the guise of their alter egos the FOXBORO HOT TUBS.The group performed at Juanita's Cantina Ballroom in Little Rock, Arkansas,...

By on 20 May 2008

Armstrong Revives Green Day Side Project

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revived his popular side project band PINHEAD GUNPOWDER for a series of live dates in Los Angeles. The band haven't played a gig since 2001 but Armstrong reformed...

Green Day Star Blasts Mtv For Britney's `Public Execution'

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has blasted MTV bosses for letting "manufactured child" BRITNEY SPEARS open the Video Music Awards. The punk star admits watching the troubled singer stumble through a semi-live performance of...

Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and PEARL JAM joined forces with U2 to help the Irish supergroup close their Vertigo world tour in Hawaii on Saturday night (09DEC06). The band kicked off their Vertigo...

Green Day Get Environmental

Punk rockers GREEN DAY have teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to urge young music fans to demand clean, renewable energy solutions. The environmental rockers hope their latest cause will help break...

Green Day's New Orleans Song

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revealed the inspiration behind the band's collaboration with U2, it's a tribute to New Orleans and an attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane...

Green Day 'Plagiarism' Suitor Told To Detail Evidence

A judge has refused to consider the lawsuit of an Oregon man who insists he wrote the title track of GREEN DAY's AMERICAN IDIOT album, due to a lack of evidence. Last week (ends27OCT06) US...

Flowers Attacks 'Anti-american' Green Day

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has slammed rock band GREEN DAY's negative attitude towards the US. Flowers insists he is offended by the AMERICAN IDIOT rockers' portrayal of America, and has criticised the band's supposedly...

Green Day Guitar Created

GREEN DAY singer BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has been honoured with a guitar designed and named after him. The Gibson Billie Joe Armstrong signature model guitar was created after the rock star joined forces with manufacturers...

Green Day And Rock Win With Kids

GREEN DAY and CHRIS ROCK proved their popularity with America's children on Saturday (01APR06), each taking two gongs at the Kids Choice Awards. The punk rockers were named Favourite Music Group and their hit track...

Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards for Musical Achievement. Green Day claimed the Best Band prize, while Foo Fighters stars DAVE...

Lydon Still Upset With 'Silly Fat Kids' Green Day

LATEST: SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHN LYDON has repeated his criticism of GREEN DAY, insisting the trio would not have survived when punk was at its height. Lydon has become a scathing critic of BILLIE JOE...

Nugent Blasts Green Day

Rocker TED NUGENT has blasted punk trio GREEN DAY after they turned down an offer to work with the CAT SCRATCH FEVER star. Nugent reveals he approached Green Day frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG with a...

Armstrong No Show At Film Premiere

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG failed to turn up to the premiere of his movie debut, sci-fi animation LIVE FREAKY! DIE FREAKY!, on Tuesday night (17JAN06). The unexplained absence of Armstrong, who is...

Green Day Won't Star In American Idiot Movie

LATEST: American rockers GREEN DAY have rubbished claims they will star in the movie adaptation of their award-winning album AMERICAN IDIOT. Frontman BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG confirms the HOLIDAY hitmakers will be taking a central...

Green Day And Black Eyed Peas Win Mtv Emas

American acts are leading the way at tonight's (03NOV05) MTV Europe Music Awards in Portugal, with GREEN DAY, THE BLACK EYED PEAS and SNOOP DOGG claiming early trophies. The star-studded show in Lisbon was...

Green Day: 'We're Still Punks'

GREEN DAY can still call themselves punks, despite becoming a commercial success, according to frontman BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG. The band have been criticised for abandoning the true meaning of punk and selling out....

Green Day's Billie Stars In Manson Family Cartoon Film

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is set to make his movie debut in an animated film based on serial killer CHARLES MANSON's sick crimes. The futuristic film, which recreates the Manson Family murders...

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