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Green Day Break Records At London Stadium

Punk rockers Green Day have shattered attendance records at London's Emirates Stadium after selling out the venue on Saturday night (01Jun13).The gig marked the first time all 60,000 seats had been sold. Coldplay and...

Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

Courtney Love is preventing Nirvana's music being used for a ''jukebox musical.''The 'Doll Parts' singer - widow of grunge band's late songwriter Kurt Cobain, and shareholder in the rights to the band's back catalogue -...

Green Day Releasing Line Of Skateboards To Raise Money For Charity

Rockers Green Day have teamed up with a skateboard company to create a line of boards inspired by the band's latest multi-album release to raise money for charity.The American Idiot hitmakers have joined forces with...

Psy Thanks Billie Joe For Herpes Comment

PSY has thanked Billie Joe Armstrong for comparing him to herpes.The Green Day frontman recently hit out at the 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker by likening him to the sexually transmitted infection, but he has taken in...

Billie Joe Armstrong: 'Psy Is The Herpes Of Music'

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has taken aim at South Korean pop sensation Psy, calling the Gangnam Style hitmaker the "herpes" of music.The American Idiot singer was in rehab tackling substance abuse issues as...

Green Day Resume Tour With Triumphant Arena Return

Rockers Green Day returned to the road in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (28Mar13) to perform their first arena concert since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint last year (12).The American Idiot hitmakers were forced to...

Green Day Make Live Return

Green Day have performed their first major live show since Billie Joe Armstrong left rehab.The US rockers performed a two-hour set at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas - one of the biggest venues being...

Biffy Clyro Nervous About Headlining

Biffy Clyro are ''sh***ing it'' about performing at Reading and Leeds 2013. The 'Black Chandelier' band may have performed at the UK festivals seven times already, but are nervous about their first headlining appearance this...

Green Day At Sxsw – Good To Have You Back, Boys

The return of Green Day was stunted by the very public breakdown of Billie Joe Armstrong, after the punk legend was admitted to rehab following his onstage rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last September.So...

Green Day Watching Out For Idiots On Tour

Green Day will not let any ''idiots'' backstage, in order to protect Billie Joe Armstrong.The 'American Idiot' band are making drastic changes to the way they tour to accommodate their newly sober frontman - who...

Billie Joe Armstrong To Tackle Shakespeare Musical

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is heading back to the theatre to pen music for a new Yale Repertory Theater adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.The singer, who co-created Broadway hit American...

Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

Green Day Ban Hangers-on For Billie Joe Armstrong's Sake

Green Day have banned hangers-on from gaining access to their inner sanctum in a desperate bid to keep frontman Billie Joe Armstrong sober.The American Idiot hitmakers forced Armstrong to enter a rehab clinic last year...

Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

Green Day will headline the UK's Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013.The 'American Idiot' rockers will be taking to the stage on Friday 23rd August in Reading and in Leeds on Saturday 24th August for their...

Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals

Rockers Green Day have confirmed they will be returning to the Reading and Leeds festivals in Britain a day after staging their comeback gig in California.The punk trio performed its first of four warm-up shows...

Green Day Bounce Back With Fun-packed California Warm-up Show

Green Day returned to the stage on Sunday night (10Mar13) for the first time since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's meltdown at a festival in Las Vegas last year (Sep12).The rocker spent months in rehab battling...

Stereophonics Dismissed Album Trilogy After Green Day Project

The Stereophonics decided against releasing a trilogy of albums after Green Day's similarly ambitious project flopped.The punk trio released three records in a four-month span last year (12), but none of them - ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!...

Billie Joe Armstrong: 'I Was Often Loaded Onstage'

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has revealed he often performed drunk before seeking help for his alcoholism last year (12).The rocker mixed pills for insomnia and anxiety with shots and beer and suffered a...

Billie Joe Armstrong Credits Wife For Sticking By Him During Drunken Days

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has paid tribute to his wife Adrienne for sticking by him at the height of his alcohol abuse issues last year (12).In a candid new Rolling Stone interview, the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About What Sent Him Over The Edge

The death of a beloved aunt combined with Green Day's crazy schedule sent punk star Billie Joe Armstrong spiralling into a drug and booze haze.The American Idiot rocker recently emerged from a rehab stint and...

Billie Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is determined to stay sober after his recent rehab stint - because he doesn't want to let fans down or pick up a reputation as an unreliable rock star.The...

Green Day Ignored Warning Signs

Billie Joe Armstrong's bandmate wasn't surprised by his public meltdown last year that led to him going to rehab for 30 days.Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has revealed the group ignored warning signs that the...

Green Day To Make Sxsw Debut After 25 Years In The Business

Punk rockers Green Day will make their debut at Austin festival SXSW on March 15, 2013, some twenty-five years after first forming in Vallejo, California. The group - who released three albums last year -...

Billie Joe Armstrong Was A 'Functioning Alcoholic'

Billie Joe Armstrong was a ''functioning alcoholic'' before he entered rehab. The Green Day singer's drinking and reliance on prescription drugs had got out of hand before he was finally admitted to rehab last September...

Billy Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

Rocker Billy Joe Armstrong is committed to staying sober.The 'Green Day' singer - who completed a 30-day stint in rehab in October - has revealed reminders of his public meltdown last year makes him feel...

"It's Pretty Bad": Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Recalls Rehab Drama In New Interview

“It’s pretty bad.” These were the words spoken to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, by his wife, the morning after he fell off the wagon in a bad way and smashed his guitar up...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse

Billie Joe Armstrong only remembers ''tiny things'' about the outburst which led him to rehab. The Green Day singer and was treated for substance abuse after a disastrous episode when the band played at the...

Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse Hell

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has broken his silence about the substance abuse issues that drove him to rehab last year (12), revealing his infamous outburst at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas last...

Green Day To Return To The Stage At South By Southwest Festival

Green Day are to make their return to the stage after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint at the upcoming South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.The trio will make its first appearance at the...

Green Day Criticised Over Ticket Scheme

Rockers Green Day have changed a controversial new ticketing scheme for their upcoming gig in New York following criticism from fans and industry experts.The band scrapped a series of shows in January and February (13)...

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