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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...

Green Day Star To Join American Idiot Cast For One Week Only

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is to make his Broadway debut as one of the lead characters in the musical he helped to create.The punk icon will portray St. Jimmy onstage in American Idiot...

Armstrong To Discuss American Idiot Musical In Aftershow Talks

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is inviting New York theatregoers to join him in aftershow discussions this week (begs13Sep10) about his band's hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT.The singer is teaming up with show director Michael...

Armstrong: 'I Suck At Green Day Rock Band'

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG hopes fans and friends never challenge him to rock out on the group's new Rock Band videogame - because he's terrible at faking it.The punk star has had a...

Armstrong Proud Of Son's Punk Band

BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is bonding with his teenage son over their shared love of music after the youngster signed up to play in a punk rock group.The Green Day rocker's son Joey now plays drums...

Green Day's 'Moving' Musical

Green Day promise their 'American Idiot' musical will "move" its audience.The US rock group said although the stage is not the usual medium they would use to convey their story, they feel their new production...

Green Day Go Back To Basics

Green Day have gone "back to basics" on their new album.The 'American Idiot' hitmakers are working on songs to the follow up of their 2009 LP '21st Century Breakdown' and decided to experiment in the...

Billie Joe Armstrong's Dutch Courage

Billie Joe Armstrong had to get drunk before he could sing 'Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)' live.The Green Day rocker admits there are always songs an artist wants to "keep to themselves" but the...

Green Day Star Armstrong Not So Sure He's Bisexual

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has attacked fans who still take issue with comments he made about his sexuality 15 years ago, insisting he expects more from people who follow his group.The American Idiot...

Green Day Record New Tracks

Green Day are working on new music. The 'American Idiot' hitmakers began recording a new LP while on tour in Europe last year.Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong said: "We did some demos in Berlin, some...

Billie Joe Armstrong's Drug Resolution

Billie Joe Armstrong has resolved to give up drugs. The Green Day star - who was arrested by police in January 2003 for drinking and driving after being pulled over for speeding - admits he...

Green Day Scrap Gig Over Armstrong Illness

Rockers GREEN DAY have postponed a concert in Melbourne, Australia after frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG came down with a suspected bout of food poisoning.The American Idiot hitmakers were due to perform on Tuesday (15Dec09) but...

Green Day Announce Stadium Shows

Green Day have announced three European stadium shows next summer.The '21 Guns' rockers will play at Manchester Lancashire Cricket Ground on June 16th and Wembley Stadium on June 19th in the UK, before heading to...

Green Day Unsure Of Obama Peace Prize

Green Day don't think Barack Obama deserves the Nobel Peace Prize yet. The 'American Idiot' rockers said they don't understand exactly why the current US president has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes...

Green Day's Gaga Flattery

Green Day think it's "awesome" Lady Gaga was obsessed with their LP 'Dookie'.The 'Know Your Enemy' rockers - consisting of frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool - are delighted at...

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...

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...

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...

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