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Green Day Scrap Opening Tour Dates Over Illness

The American Idiot hitmakers, fronted by Billie Joe Armstrong, were due to kick off their North American trek in St. Louis, Missouri on Tuesday (20Sep16), followed by gigs in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday...

Green Day To Embark On North American Nightclub Tour

Green Day are set to support their upcoming album 'Revolution Radio' with a 12-date tour of intimate club shows in the US and Canada this Fall. The short local run will be followed by their...

Green Day Announce North America Club Tour

The U.S. rockers, who have won five Grammy Awards, two BRITS and countless other accolades, are more likely to be found selling out stadiums than singing to fans in a club, but have decided to...

Green Day Set To Release Song About Paris Terror Attacks

Frontman Billy Joe Armstrong and his bandmates are close friends with one of the members of Eagles of Death Metal, whose gig was struck by tragedy in November (15) when gunmen stormed the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Was 'Freaked Out' Writing Mass Shooter Single

The provocative new song is penned from the perspective of a killer, and features lyrics like, "You're dead, I'm well-fed/Give me death or give me h**d." Billie Joe reveals he wanted to...

Green Day Announce New Lp And Tease Tour

Green Day have announced their new album 'Revolution Radio' will be released on October 7.The American punk rock band released the lead single 'Bang Bang' on Thursday (11.08.16) and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has now...

Green Day Announce New Album 'Revolution Radio', And Stream First Single 'Bang Bang'

After a break of nearly four years, punk rock veterans Green Day have announced details of their 12th studio album, titled Revolution Radio, and shared a stream of a new single called ‘Bang Bang’.It’s the...

Green Day To Release New Single Next Week

Green Day are set to release a new single next week. The American rock band, which is made up of frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, drummer Tré Cool and lead guitarist Jason White,...

Album Of The Day: 'Dookie' By Green Day

Not one for the punk purists out there but nonetheless an exceptional album - no-one can deny that Green Day were a huge part of the 90s revival of punk rock, and major label debut...

Joan Jett Joins Billie Joe Armstrong To Rock Out After Film Premiere

Armstrong, who plays a former punk rocker reflecting on his life in the film, hit the stage at Spring Studios after the screening to rock out with Joan Jett, who also appears in...

Billie Joe Armstrong Urges High School Leaders To Not Cancel American Idiot Production

The star adapted his band's rock opera of the same name for the stage in 2009, and after success both on Broadway and around the world, students at Connecticut's Enfield High School were...

Green Day Celebrate Black Friday With American Idiot Re-release

The project will hit independent record stores throughout the U.S. on Friday (27Nov15). Green Day's seventh studio album, which featured the hits American Idiot and Holiday, was originally released in September, 2004....

Shakira Joins Angry Birds Pop As New Character

The Hips Don't Lie hitmaker has been transformed into Shakira Bird, complete with her signature long blonde locks, for the Angry Birds Pop venture as part of a new collaboration with game makers...

The Replacements Have 'Played Last Gig Together'

Days after the group played their first U.K. gig in 24 years earlier this week (02June15), Westerberg reportedly told the audience at the Primavera Porto festival on Friday (05June15) that the gig would...

Green Day Break Ban For Secret Show At Punk Venue

The venue owners accused the band of selling out and made it clear Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates were no longer welcome. Green Day played a benefit there in 2001 but...

Green Day Crash Into Rock'n'roll Hall Of Fame With Emotional Speeches And Powerful Gig

This year's inductees into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, Joan Jett and Ringo Starr, definitely fall within the "about time" category. And they aren't the only ones. The 2015 inductees also include the cool kids...

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong's New Musical Set To Make Off-broadway Appearance

Billie Joe Armstrong's latest musical is set to appear off Broadway. The 43-year-old Green Day frontman penned These Paper Bullets! last year and it debuted at the Yale Repertory Theatre. These Paper Bullets! will be...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opening Music Store

The American Idiot hitmaker is teaming up with Bill Schneider, his former bandmate from his days in punk group Pinhead Gunpowder, to open the music store which will sell guitars and amps, and...

Green Day Star Helps Couple Retrieve Stolen Pitbull

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has helped track down a couple's stolen dog with the help of his Instagram.com followers.The American Idiot star urged his 436,000 followers to help David Baker and Cassandra Niki...

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015. The six musical acts to be inducted are: Green Day; Bill Withers; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Stevie Ray...

Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

Green Day, Lou Reed And Joan Jett Named Hall Of Fame Inductees

Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are among the acts to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (15).The musicians, alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan and...

Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

The longtime touring guitarist from punk rock band Green Day, Jason White, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, so the group have therefore asked their fans to send him some "positive healing vibes."Green Day's touring...

Green Day Guitarist Has Cancer

Green Day's Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The 'Basket Case' rockers have asked fans to send ''love and positive healing vibes'' to the guitarist - who joined the band full-time in 2012 -...

Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Cancer

Jason White, guitarist for punk rockers Green Day, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The American Idiot hitmakers announced the news on their official website on Friday (05Dec14), writing, "We have some news to report regarding...

Billie Joe Armstrong Performs With Joan Jett

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined veteran rocker Joan Jett on stage at a charity benefit in New York on Thursday (23Oct14).The American Idiot singer teamed up with Jett to perform her 1980 hit...

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

British indie rock icons The Smiths have been announced as one of this year’s nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s the sixth year for which the band have been...

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

The Smiths, Green Day And Sting Land Hall Of Fame Nominations

Rockers including The Smiths, Green Day and Sting are among the contenders for next year's (15) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Other nominees include Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A., Lou Reed, Chic, Kraftwerk, Joan...

So, Who's Playing ‘Secret Sets’ At Reading And Leeds 2014?

Every year, festival campsites buzz with rumours of ‘favourite bands playing secret slots’ and unlikely artists playing impromptu performances. As an event with a rich history of putting on secret shows, this month’s Reading and...

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