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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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Cbgbs To Become Boutique

23rd December 2007

Legendary New York club CBGB is to become a boutique fashion shop, it has been confirmed.The club, on the Bowery in the East Village, was forced to close last year after its lease expired and...

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Strokes Have "No Idea" About Next Album

10th December 2007

THE STROKES have "no idea" what is going on with their next album, according to ALBERT HAMMOND JR.The band's guitarist told Pitchfork that no decisions have been made about the album, which would be the...

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Green Day Release Secret Tracks?

9th December 2007

Rockers GREEN DAY have prompted rumours of a secret side project, after fans realised new music released under the name FOXBORO HOT TUBS sounded remarkably like the band. The group are currently working on a...

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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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Green Day Have 45 Songs For New Album

9th October 2007

Rockers GREEN DAY are struggling for choice with their new album - they have already recorded 45 songs. The punk band are working on the follow up to 2004's smash hit American Idiot, but have...

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The Things They Say 5399

18th August 2007

"After Kurt died, I really resented everybody getting into Green Day. I was like, 'A f**king legend just passed, and you guys are listening to Green Day...' I was really passionate about it." INTERPOL frontman...

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Green Day Design T-shirt For Darfur

26th June 2007

GREEN DAY are following in the footsteps of stars including BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and ERIC CLAPTON by designing their own T-shirt to raise money for the Darfur region of Sudan. The Green Day Signature Series T-shirt...

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Fascinating Fact 3294

25th May 2007

Pop punk trio GREEN DAY have recorded THE SIMPSONS theme for the upcoming movie release of the cult cartoon show. The group's animated likenesses will also appear in the film....

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Green Day Stun American Idol With Lennon Cover

24th May 2007

GREEN DAY stunned America on the finale of talent show AMERICAN IDOL last night (23May07) with a performance of JOHN LENNON's WORKING CLASS HERO. The punk trio's surprise appearance on the hit show was staged...

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Green Day Confirmed For Simpsons Movie

10th May 2007

Rockers GREEN DAY are lampooned in the upcoming THE SIMPSONS movie, it has been confirmed. The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed the American band will star in the big screen version of the smash...

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Green Day Billy Volunteers For New Orleans Charity

14th April 2007

GREEN DAY rocker BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG has put music to one side to join forces with a New Orleans charity helping people left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. The singer has been volunteering in the Louisiana...

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Green Day Get Plant Honour

11th April 2007

A Swiss botanist has named a new tropical plant species after punk trio GREEN DAY. DR. JASON GRANT's MACrocarpaea dies-viridis (Latin for Green Day) discovered the new plant species in Ecuador last year (06) during...

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Way Seeks Comfort From Billie Joe

26th March 2007

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD WAY struggles to deal with fame and often turns to GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE for advice. Way admits he finds it difficult being a role model for youngsters, and...

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Ono Waives Publishing Rights To Lennon Charity Album

12th March 2007

YOKO ONO has donated the publishing royalties to the entire JOHN LENNON back catalogue in an effort to make sure a new all-star tribute to her husband is a true charity event. R.E.M, CHRISTINA AGUILERA...

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Flowers Blasts Green Day Political Dvd

1st March 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has blasted fellow American band GREEN DAY for performing their politically charged BULLET IN A BIBLE gigs in the UK instead of the US. Flowers was confused the band chose...

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Smear To Help With Germs Movie

11th January 2007

Former NIRVANA guitarist PAT SMEAR has signed to help make a new movie about his former punk band THE GERMS. Smear will act as musical director on WHO WE DO IS SECRET, which charts the...

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Gallagher: 'Better To Speak Out Than Stay Silent'

14th December 2006

British rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has defended his outspoken views on life - and believes its better for celebrities to speak out than stay silent. The WONDERWALL rocker is notorious for his opinionated rants, and...

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Gallagher Attacks Green Day For 'Ripping Off' Wonderwall

14th December 2006

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has accused punk trio GREEN DAY of "ripping off" his WONDERWALL anthem for their hit BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS. The British guitarist has been a longtime outspoken critic of the AMERICAN...

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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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Akon Tops European Singles Chart

27th November 2006

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

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U2/Green Day Collaboration Tops Euro Chart

21st November 2006

U2 and GREEN DAY are celebrating the news their collaboration THE SAINTS ARE COMING is the number one single in Europe. The Saints Are Coming is a tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana and attacks US...

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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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Westlife Score 14th Number One

13th November 2006

Irish pop heartthrobs WESTLIFE's return to the UK charts has proved a big success, winning them their 14th number one single. The band's cover of THE ROSE shot straight to the top spot yesterday (12NOV06)....

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Girls Aloud Make A Noise At Top Of The Charts

6th November 2006

Sexy girl band GIRLS ALOUD have blasted pop rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS off the top of the UK album chart. The British five-piece's greatest hits offering stormed to number one, knocking Williams' RUDEBOX to second place...

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U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

1st November 2006

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before...

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My Chemical Romance Eye Stage Musical

1st November 2006

Rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE are hoping to capitalise on the huge success of their theatrical new album by turning the record into a stage musical. THE BLACK PARADE stormed international charts last month (OCT06) while...

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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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