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Home Depot Locals Upset About Green Day Concert

Locals living close to California's Home Depot Center are furious with the concert venue's officials after they ditched a ban on GREEN DAY to welcome the punk trio this summer (05). The AMERICAN IDIOT...

Green Day, Snoop And Brown Headline Oxegen Festival

American acts GREEN DAY, SNOOP DOGG and JAMES BROWN will descend on the tiny Irish town of Naas for this year's (05) OXEGEN FESTIVAL. Naas - 32 kilometres (20 miles) south of the capital...

Green Day Revive Coma Victim

GREEN DAY's great year continues after the punk trio learned their music helped to revive a young fan from a coma. The BASKET CASE hitmakers, who picked up GRAMMYs, stormed to the number one...

Armstrong Wanted Green Day To Be Like Tupac

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG turned to an unusual source of inspiration when mapping out his band's plan for world domination - rapper TUPAC SHAKUR. The AMERICAN IDIOT singer admired tragic Shakur -...

Armstrong Changed Attitude To Save Green Day

GREEN DAY were forced to dramatically change the way they functioned when BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG's controlling nature threatened to tear the band apart. Tensions within the AMERICAN IDIOT band reached crisis point because bandmembers...

Green Day Glad To Leave Cartoon Punk Tag Behind

GREEN DAY are relieved they've left their cartoon punk label behind and accepted their true calling as rock stars for the 21st century. After the BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS chart-toppers took the 1990s music...

Green Day Banned From The Marriott

A New York City hotel has banned a giant GREEN DAY poster from the outside of its building - because of the violent, political message it conveys. The INDEPENDENT FILM CHANNEL (IFC) had booked...

Green Day Become Stadium Rockers

Punk rock trio GREEN DAY are set to play their first stadium shows in America after selling out a massive open air show in England. The group was so inspired by the news...

Lavigne And K-os Top Juno Awards

Rock chick AVRIL LAVIGNE and rapper K-OS were the big winners at this year's (05) JUNO AWARDS in Winnipeg, Canada, yesterday (03APR05). The MY HAPPY ENDING singer, 20, was named Best Artist, Best Pop...

Armstrong: Drink And Drugs Put Marriage In The Balance

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG's strong marriage was nearly destroyed by the chaotic recording of the band's hit 2004 album AMERICAN IDIOT. The BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS singer admits his rock lifestyle is...

50 Breaks Records With Four Top 10 Hits

50 CENT is breaking records at the top of the singles charts in America after claiming four tracks in this week's (beg21MAR05) BILLBOARD Hot 100 top 10. It's the first time any act has...

50 Massacres The Competition Again

Rapper 50 CENT's new album THE MASSACRE is refusing to budge at the top of the US album charts after selling 2.3 million copies in just over two weeks. The album, which crashed into...

50 Makes Chart History

Rapper 50 CENT has made chart history in America by becoming the first artist to have three hits in the BILLBOARD Hot 100 top five in the same week. The rap star's CANDY SHOP...

Goodrem's Mtv Double

Homegrown star DELTA GOODREM, GREEN DAY and hip-hoppers BLACK EYED PEAS led the way at the MTV AUSTRALIA VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS - picking up two gongs each. Goodrem won the Best Female Artist and...

Green Day Erased Ernie After Parental Fury

Punk rockers GREEN DAY removed an image of SESAME STREET character ERNIE from their 1994 album DOOKIE, after a stream of complaints from furious parents. Hordes of adults purchased the GRAMMY winning band's mega-selling...

Green Day Relevant In Their Thirties

GREEN DAY have dismissed critics who deem them too old for punk rock, insisting they're a "vital" component of today's music scene. The BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG-fronted band - all in their 30s - reached...

50 Cent Opens Candy Shop At Number One

50 CENT has ended R+B pin-up MARIO's nine week run at the top of the US singles chart by opening his CANDY SHOP at number one. The saucy rap tune - 50 Cent's third...

Ray Charles Back On Top After 40 Years

Late soul legend RAY CHARLES has recorded his first US album number one in more than 40 years thanks to his recent success at the GRAMMYS. The blind singer's acclaimed GENIUS LOVES COMPANY duets...

Green Day Singer Wants To Choke Bush

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG would throttle US President GEORGE W BUSH if the two were left alone together - and he'd enjoy doing it. The BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS singer fiercely criticises...

Ferdinand Top Winners At Nme Awards

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND emerged victorious at last night's (17FEB05) NME AWARDS in London, where they picked up the Best Album and Best Track honours. The Scottish band's eponymous debut record was the most popular...

Green Day Learned From Past Success

GREEN DAY have drawn on their first experience of global success, following the release of their 1994 album DOOKIE, to help them cope with their renewed stardom in the wake of the success of current...

Green Day's Touring Horrors

GREEN DAY wowed European fans with their electric live shows earlier this year (05) - but the US rockers had a very different experience when they first toured the continent in 1991. The AMERICAN...

3 Doors Down Surprise With Best Chart Week In Us

Rockers 3 DOORS DOWN have served up a surprise at the top of the US album charts after crashing in at number one with new CD SEVENTEEN DAYS. The album's success gives the Mississippi...

Green Day Thank Thieves For American Idiot Success

Rockers GREEN DAY owe the success of their GRAMMY-winning album AMERICAN IDIOT to thieves who stole the masters they were working on as their new project. Frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG admits the theft made...

Simpson: 'Universal Turned Busted Into A Machine'

CHARLIE SIMPSON has blasted his former group BUSTED's record label UNIVERSAL for turning "three songwriters" into a boyband "machine". The hunky singer - who quit Busted last month (JAN05) to focus on his hard...

Scissor Sisters Are A Cut Above At The Brits

New York pop-rockers SCISSOR SISTERS were the big winners at Wednesday's (09FEB05) BRIT AWARDS - taking home three accolades including Best International Group and Best Album. The LAURA fivesome open the 25th annual ceremony...

The Game Back On Top

Rap sensation THE GAME is back on top of the US album charts after he was knocked off the number one spot last week (02FEB04) by country star KENNY CHESNEY. The Game's hit album...

Keys Leads The Way At Tsunami Fundraiser

Pop star ALICIA KEYS joined forces with chart-topping Asian singers to host a charity MTV extravaganza in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday (03FEB05) to raise cash for tsunami survivors. The R+B beauty compered the MTV ASIA...

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