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Album Left Green Day Singer Depressed

27th April 2009

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...

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Green Day Album Made Armstrong Sick

23rd April 2009

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...

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Musical Version Of American Idiot Confirmed

30th March 2009

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...

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Green Day Confirm May Release For 21st Century Breakdown

26th March 2009

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...

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Green Day Star Lands Signature Converse Trainers

10th November 2008

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...

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Sutherland Named And Shamed In Dui-inspired Ad

20th May 2008

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...

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Green Day's Alter Ego Plays First Gig

20th May 2008

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,...

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The Things They Say 7966

13th April 2008

"It's from a place we used to sneak booze and chicks into late at night." GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG on the name of the punk trio's spin-off group the FOXBORO HOT TUBS....

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Fascinating Fact 4923

28th February 2008

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, MIA, COMMON and JOAN JETT are among the musicians who appear alongside the likenesses of late icons IAN CURTIS and SID VICIOUS in a new advertising campaign celebrating shoe...

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Armstrong Revives Green Day Side Project

8th February 2008

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...

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The Things They Say 6107

9th November 2007

"There are times where I'll walk upstairs after the show, and my mom will be sitting on the couch with BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG from GREEN DAY, drinking a pint of beer. She's totally cool." FOO...

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

2nd November 2007

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...

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Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

11th December 2006

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...

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Green Day Get Environmental

19th November 2006

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...

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Green Day's New Orleans Song

16th November 2006

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...

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Green Day 'Plagiarism' Suitor Told To Detail Evidence

30th October 2006

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...

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Flowers Attacks 'Anti-american' Green Day

15th October 2006

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...

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Green Day Guitar Created

11th September 2006

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...

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The Things They Say 2159

2nd June 2006

"I'm the ultimate mutt of the melting pot. My father was half-Italian, half-English. My mother is Scottish, Dutch and Irish, and her side goes back to Cherokee Indians. I have a Mormon aunt." GREEN DAY...

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The Things They Say 2129

31st May 2006

"There's a part of me that's a total song-and-dance man." GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG keeps his options open.

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Green Day And Rock Win With Kids

3rd April 2006

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...

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Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

23rd March 2006

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...

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Lydon Still Upset With 'Silly Fat Kids' Green Day

12th March 2006

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...

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Nugent Blasts Green Day

11th March 2006

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...

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Armstrong No Show At Film Premiere

20th January 2006

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...

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50 Cent And Green Day Dominate Billboard Awards

7th December 2005

Hip-hop star 50 CENT and punk rockers GREEN DAY dominated the 2005 Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas, Nevada, yesterday (06DEC05) - they both picked up six awards. The CANDY SHOP rapper, who...

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Green Day Won't Star In American Idiot Movie

9th November 2005

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...

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Green Day And Black Eyed Peas Win Mtv Emas

3rd November 2005

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...

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Green Day: 'We're Still Punks'

12th October 2005

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....

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The Things They Say 184

11th September 2005

"I'm going to be in the next TONY HAWK video game. For somebody who doesn't know how to skateboard, I'm going to be ripping it up." GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG wants to be...

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