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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...

Westlife Score 14th Number One

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)....

Girls Aloud Make A Noise At Top Of The Charts

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...

U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

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...

My Chemical Romance Eye Stage Musical

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...

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...

Richie Hails 'Provocative' Green Day

Soul star LIONEL RICHIE has 'come out' as an unlikely fan of punk rockers GREEN DAY, after he was impressed by their anti-establishment album AMERICAN IDIOT. The HELLO hitmaker loves listening to the 2004 album,...

Skids Star Mistakes The Edge For Spoof Caller

U2 guitarist THE EDGE stunned former THE SKIDS frontman RICHARD JOBSON when he contacted him about recording his 1970s punk track THE SAINTS ARE COMING - and the Scottish rocker was convinced he was the...

Goo Goo Dolls Star Nervous About Return To New Orleans

GOO GOO DOLLS star ROBBY TAKAC has mixed emotions about performing live at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana tonight (25SEP06) because he fears the devastation of Hurricane Katrina will be too much for him....

U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

U2 And Green Day To Perform At New Orleans Superdome

LATEST: Rockers U2 and GREEN DAY will stage a National Football League (NFL) pre-game performance on the 25 September (06) for the official reopening of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show will precede...

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...

U2 And Green Day Team Up For Charity

U2 and GREEN DAY are set to make a charity record together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The two super groups will record a cover of minor 1978 punk hit THE SAINTS...

Muse Lead Kerrang! Nominations

British rockers MUSE are hoping to triumph at this year's (06) Kerrang! Awards, as they have been nominated in an impressive five categories. The SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE stars, who have also been nominated for the...

U2 Top Live Poll

U2 have been named the Greatest Live Band currently performing, in a new US poll. The Irish rockers beat IGGY POP's reformed THE STOOGES, acclaimed ARCADE FIRE and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to top...

Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

Green Day Save UK Grenade Girl

US punk rockers GREEN DAY have been hailed for saving the life of a 12-year-old British girl from a live World War II grenade. The AMERICAN IDIOT hitmakers sport a picture of a grenade on...

50 Cent, Green Day And Lennox Honoured

LATEST: The American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP) honoured 50 CENT, ANNIE LENNOX and GREEN DAY at the 23rd annual Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, California, last night (22MAR06). CANDY SHOP rapper 50...

Wood Confirms Bell Romance

Hollywood starlet EVAN RACHEL WOOD has confirmed reports she is dating BILLY ELLIOTT star JAMIE BELL, hailing the English actor as "awesome". The THIRTEEN beauty, 17, and Bell, 20, fuelled rumours they were in a...

Destiny's Child Honoured At Mtv Asia Awards

Disbanded R+B trio DESTINY'S CHILD have been honoured for their contribution to international pop music at the MTV Asia Awards 2006. Singer KELLY ROWLAND accepted the award on behalf of herself and her former bandmates...

Lennox And Green Day Honoured For Songwriting Skills

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers will honour ANNIE LENNOX and GREEN DAY at the 23rd annual Pop Awards in Beverly Hills, California, on 22 May (06). Lennox will receive the Founders Award...

Simpson And Veronicas Lead Mtv AVMA Winners

American pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON and newcomers THE VERONICAS were the big winners at the MTV Australian Video Music Awards (AVMAs) today (12APR06), picking up two awards each. Simpson, who also hosted the star-studded ceremony...

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...

Lydon Slams Punk Scene

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHN LYDON has blasted contemporary punk bands, branding them "wannabes". The GOD SAVE THE QUEEN hitmaker - who recently criticised Californian rockers GREEN DAY for being "plonk" copycats - says current punk...

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...

My Chemical Romance Team With Cavallo

US rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE have hired GREEN DAY record producer ROB CAVALLO in a bid to emulate the punk rockers' global domination. The HELENA hitmakers are convinced Cavallo, who has produced every Green Day...

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...

Madonna Collects Trl Lifetime Achievement Honour

Pop superstar MADONNA was honoured with an MTV TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) Lifetime Achievement Award in New York City on Saturday night (25FEB06). U2 frontman BONO was also lauded for his humanitarian efforts, taking...

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