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Green Day Make American Idiot Movie

American punk outfit GREEN DAY will bring their hugely successful album AMERICAN IDIOT to the big screen. The HOLIDAY trio have been approached by several Hollywood producers keen to make a big-budget movie-adaptation of...

Bloc Party Singer Condemns Green Day

BLOC PARTY singer KELE OKEREKE has slammed American rockers GREEN DAY for exploiting post-Iraq anti-Americanism to sell records. The British SO WE ARE hitmaker was overwhelmed by the negativity at one of the band's...

Green Day Overwhelmed By Nominations

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is amazed his band have been nominated for eight MTV Video Music Awards - because he never intended to make great videos when he set out in music....

Green Day Lead 2005 Video Music Awards Nominations

Punk trio GREEN DAY have topped the list of nominees for the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards after claiming eight nods this morning (25JUL05). Promos for the group's BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS and AMERICAN...

Green Day Honour London Terror Victims

American rockers GREEN DAY made a moving dedication to the innocent victims of Thursday's (07JUL05) horrific London bombings during their performance at Ireland's Oxegen Festival on Saturday (09JUL05). The AMERICAN IDIOT trio played the...

Mtv + Vh1 Rebroadcast Live 8 After Criticism

US cable networks MTV and VH1 are to rebroadcast their Live 8 coverage uninterrupted tomorrow (09JUL05) after critics blasted bosses for featuring too many ad breaks and mindless chit-chat during the day of concerts a...

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...

Environmentally-aware Armstrong Keen To Park His Cadillac

Punk star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is trying to cut back on the amount of time he takes his classic old Cadillac out for a spin - because he knows it's an environmental hazard. The...

Live 8 Concert Faces Problems In German

The people in charge of organising the Live 8 concert in Germany, have fought back against Berlin government and the businesses in the city, after they failed to pledge their support towards the concert that...

Green Day Fail To Impress Punk Icon

Rock superstars GREEN DAY were left red-faced after meeting their hero, THE BUZZCOCKS guitarist STEVE DIGGLE - but he had no idea who they were. The AMERICAN IDIOT stars, who are hailed by their...

Geldof Slams Italian Stars For Live 8 Reluctance

SIR BOB GELDOF has slammed Italy's rock stars for being reluctant to join the bill for Rome's LIVE 8 concert on 2 July (05). Rome will host a huge free concert in the Circus...

Grohl's Cool Mum

Rocker DAVE GROHL has finally learned to trust his bandmates and crew to take care of his mother when she joins the FOO FIGHTERS frontman on tour. Grohl admits his mother is a huge...

Cbgb Owner Launches Festival Idea To Save Club

The longtime owner of New York's historic CBGB nightclub is launching a last-ditch effort to save the punk mecca - and he's asking the acts who got their big breaks there to help him....

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...

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