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The Replacements Have 'Played Last Gig Together'

Days after the group played their first U.K. gig in 24 years earlier this week (02June15), Westerberg reportedly told the audience at the Primavera Porto festival on Friday (05June15) that the gig would...

Green Day Break Ban For Secret Show At Punk Venue

The venue owners accused the band of selling out and made it clear Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates were no longer welcome. Green Day played a benefit there in 2001 but...

Green Day Crash Into Rock'n'roll Hall Of Fame With Emotional Speeches And Powerful Gig

This year's inductees into the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame, Joan Jett and Ringo Starr, definitely fall within the "about time" category. And they aren't the only ones. The 2015 inductees also include the cool kids...

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong's New Musical Set To Make Off-broadway Appearance

Billie Joe Armstrong's latest musical is set to appear off Broadway. The 43-year-old Green Day frontman penned These Paper Bullets! last year and it debuted at the Yale Repertory Theatre. These Paper Bullets! will be...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opening Music Store

The American Idiot hitmaker is teaming up with Bill Schneider, his former bandmate from his days in punk group Pinhead Gunpowder, to open the music store which will sell guitars and amps, and...

Green Day Star Helps Couple Retrieve Stolen Pitbull

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has helped track down a couple's stolen dog with the help of his Instagram.com followers.The American Idiot star urged his 436,000 followers to help David Baker and Cassandra Niki...

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015. The six musical acts to be inducted are: Green Day; Bill Withers; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Stevie Ray...

Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

Green Day, Lou Reed And Joan Jett Named Hall Of Fame Inductees

Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are among the acts to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (15).The musicians, alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan and...

Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

The longtime touring guitarist from punk rock band Green Day, Jason White, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, so the group have therefore asked their fans to send him some "positive healing vibes."Green Day's touring...

Green Day Guitarist Has Cancer

Green Day's Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The 'Basket Case' rockers have asked fans to send ''love and positive healing vibes'' to the guitarist - who joined the band full-time in 2012 -...

Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Cancer

Jason White, guitarist for punk rockers Green Day, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The American Idiot hitmakers announced the news on their official website on Friday (05Dec14), writing, "We have some news to report regarding...

Billie Joe Armstrong Performs With Joan Jett

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined veteran rocker Joan Jett on stage at a charity benefit in New York on Thursday (23Oct14).The American Idiot singer teamed up with Jett to perform her 1980 hit...

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

British indie rock icons The Smiths have been announced as one of this year’s nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s the sixth year for which the band have been...

The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

The Smiths, Green Day And Sting Land Hall Of Fame Nominations

Rockers including The Smiths, Green Day and Sting are among the contenders for next year's (15) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Other nominees include Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A., Lou Reed, Chic, Kraftwerk, Joan...

So, Who's Playing ‘Secret Sets’ At Reading And Leeds 2014?

Every year, festival campsites buzz with rumours of ‘favourite bands playing secret slots’ and unlikely artists playing impromptu performances. As an event with a rich history of putting on secret shows, this month’s Reading and...

Mike Dirnt Producing Independent Film

Rocker Mike Dirnt is following his Green Day bandmate Billie Joe Armstrong into the movie industry by signing up to produce a new independent film.The bassist has teamed up with the American Idiot hitmakers' manager...

Hall Of Fame Induction Was 'Horrifyingly Loud And Bad' For Ian Mclagan

The Small Faces and The Faces' induction at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 was ruined by Green Day's "horrifying loud and bad" performance for keyboard player Ian Mclagan.The veteran rocker, who...

Punk Stars Line Up For American Idiot 10th Anniversary Album

Former My Chemical Romance star Frank Iero, Bowling For Soup and You & Me At Six have revamped Green Day's classic album American Idiot for a new Kerrang! compilation.Kerrang! Does Green Day's American Idiot also...

Billie Joe Armstrong Plays Intimate Show With Son Ahead Of Father's Day

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong joined forces with his son Joey for an intimate gig in his native Oakland, California on Wednesday (11Jun14).Father and son were joined by Jason White, a touring member of...

Bottled Off: 10 Bands Who Suffered Worse Fate Than Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground

Macaulay Culkin and his pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band, the imaginatively named The Pizza Underground, suffered the chagrin of a disgruntled crown in Nottingham during the city’s annual Dot To Dot festival. Culkin, who was...

Evan Rachel Wood Puts Her Son First

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell's split wasn't dramatic.The former couple, who announced their separation on Wednesday (28.05.14) after 19 months of marriage, reportedly drifted apart after the birth of their 10-month-old son.A source told...

Kerrang! Releasing 'American Idiot' Tribute Album

Popular UK rock magazine Kerrang! has been known for the occasional covermount CD packaged with one of their issues, and they’ll be adding to that list next month. On June 11, Kerrang! will be releasing...

Metallica Join Kerrang! Award Nominees

Metallica, You Me At Six and Paramore are among the nominees for this year's Kerrang! Awards.Surrey rockers You Me At Six are up for five gongs for Best Single, Best Album, Best British Band, Best...

Radiohead, The Smiths, Pixies: Your Favorite Bands As Lego!

Is there no end to what can be achieved with Lego? It doesn't seem so, as the latest ingenious Lego creation is, well all of our favorite bands!Foo Fighters as Lego!Adly Syairi Ramly loves Lego...

Green Day To Put Out Unreleased Demos For Record Store Day

Rockers Green Day are putting out a collection of unreleased demo songs in honour of Record Store Day on 19 April (14).The American Idiot hitmakers are longtime supporters of the annual celebration, which was founded...

Green Day Fill Pub With Fans After Announcing Sydney Gig On Twitter

Rockers Green Day stunned fans in Sydney, Australia on Thursday night (20Feb14) by playing a tiny pub gig 45 minutes after announcing the show on Twitter.com.The band took to the microblogging site at 10.15pm to...

Green Day To Take Hiatus

Rockers Green Day have announced plans to take a break following their upcoming tour of Australia.The American Idiot hitmakers will be touring Down Under in February and March next year (14), but will subsequently take...

Avril Lavigne Cooks To Radiohead

Avril Lavigne listens to Radiohead when she's cooking.The singer namechecked the British band - famed for their introverted, deep thinking tracks - in her recent single, 'Here's to Never Growing Up', and finds them the...

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