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Billie Joe Armstrong's 'Unique' Bond With His Musical Sons

Billie Joe Armstrong loves that he can ''speak a different language'' with his children who are also musicians. The Green Day frontman's sons Jakob Danger, 18, and Joseph Marciano Armstrong, 21, are both aspiring rock...

Green Day Number One On U.s. Music Chart

The rockers' last Billboard 200 chart-topper was 2009's 21st Century Breakdown. Their new album, Revolution Radio, has beaten out Norah Jones' Day Breaks, which debuts at number two. Meanwhile, OneRepublic have...

Green Day Beat Barry Gibb To The Top Of The U.k. Charts

The feat completes a hat-trick for the punk act, who have twice hit the number one spot in the past. "To have a chart-topping album at this stage of our career is...

Green Day Score Third UK Number One Album With 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day are at the top of this week’s UK album chart with their twelfth studio album Revolution Radio. It’s the third time the band have hit the top spot in the UK and it...

Phil Collins Eyeing British Summer Festivals For Big Comeback Shows - Report

The rocker played his last official solo shows almost 15 years ago after back issues, tinnitus and arm pain forced him into retirement from playing live in 2002. He toured with Genesis...

House Used In Billie Joe Armstrong Film Was Remodelled By Crew

Rather than trash the place or leave damage, the home owners returned after renting out their pad for the film to find they have new furniture and repairs fixed. "Our production designer...

Billie Joe Armstrong Took Nine-month Acting Bootcamp For New Film

The American Idiot singer plays a washed-up punk rocker in Kirk's new film Ordinary World and the moviemaker wanted to make sure his leading man had the skill set to carry the project....

Green Day Announce More North American Dates For Spring 2017

Looks like 2017 is going to be a big year for Green Day. Following the release of their twelfth studio album 'Revolution Radio', the band will be embarking on a 24 date tour of North...

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Movie Gets Green Light From Hbo

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Green Day’s American Idiot album has been given a green light from network HBO.The news was confirmed by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who told the NME that things were finally...

Billie Joe Armstrong Confirms Green Day Movie Is 'All Systems Go'

The U.S. band's 2004 record became a cult classic, and was turned into a musical in 2009. Rumours followed that the stage show would be turned into a big screen adventure, with Tom Hanks reported...

Green Day To Headline Bst In Hyde Park 2017

Green Day are the first act to be announced to headline Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2017.The 'Bang Bang' hitmakers will take to the Great Oak Stage on July 1, where they...

Bruce Springsteen Is A Fan Of Kanye West

Bruce Springsteen is a huge fan of Kanye West. The 'Born In The USA' hitmaker has admitted he ''likes'' the 'Famous' rapper because he makes ''creative, amazing records'', and the 66-year-old rocker has also credited...

Green Day Book Biggest And Smallest Show On The Same Day

The big gig was announced on Tuesday (04Oct16), less than a day after one of the band's more intimate shows was confirmed - Billie Joe Armstrong and his pals will also launch their...

Green Day To Headline British Summer Time Hyde Park In 2017

Green Day have been announced to headline Barclaycard's British Summer Time Hyde Park in London next Summer, following their European tour at the beginning of 2017. The band are also just about to launch their...

Judy Greer Impressed By Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong In First Movie Leading Role

The American Idiot singer plays an ageing punk in his first lead role, and The Descendants star Greer believes he has a big future as a movie star. The actress, who plays...

Green Day Change Song Lyrics To Slam Politicians During Show

The Green Day singer paused in the middle of a version of anthem Holiday, a song that rails against U.S. political conservatism from the band's 2004 album American Idiot, to speak to the audience about...

Bruce Springsteen: 'I Was Oblivious To Father's Health Issues Growing Up'

The rocker took part in a moderated conversation Wednesday night (28Sep16) at an Apple store in New York City to promote his new memoir, Born to Run, which was released on Tuesday (27Sep16).The Born in...

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...

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