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Armstrong Lands Nurse Jackie Role

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong's theatrical debut in 2010 and 2011 has helped him land a big TV role opposite Edie Falco in Nurse Jackie.The punk rocker will play a potential love interest for...

Florence + The Machine Announce Us Tour

Florence + the Machine have announced a string of US tour dates.The 'No Light, No Light' hitmakers insist the shows will not be "extravagant", opting instead to focus on the strength of the music during...

Green Day Label Shuts Down

The punk label which once boasted The Donnas and Green Day among its roster of talent has closed.Bosses at Lookout! Records stopped releasing new music six years ago (06), and now the label has completely...

Green Day Model John Varvatos For New Campaign

Punk trio Green Day have signed on to promote edgy designer John Varvatos' Spring/Summer 2012 clothing line.The rockers will follow Alice Cooper and Iggy Pop as the unconventional models behind the style guru's new campaign....

Green Day And Linkin Park Auction Signed Guitars

Green Day and Linkin Park are handing over signed guitars to raise money for a U.S. housing charity.Green Day rockers Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool have autographed a black and cherry electric...

Patti Smith Writes Song For Amy Winehouse

Patti Smith has penned a musical tribute to Amy Winehouse.The 'Because the Night' hitmaker wrote a poem in ode to the British singer following her death in July last year and set the words to...

Rihanna Is Most Liked Star On Facebook

Rihanna was the "most liked' celebrity on Facebook in 2011. The 'We Found Love' singer beat musical artists including Bob Marley and Avril Lavigne, who placed second and third respectively, in the list of the...

Armstrong Encourages Green Giving

Billie Joe Armstrong is urging Green Day fans to go even greener this Christmas (11) by buying eco-friendly gifts.The rocker and his wife Adrienne are encouraging holiday shoppers to pick up environmentally-conscious presents on the...

Green Day Musical To Tour U.k.

Green Day's American Idiot musical is swapping Broadway for Britain as the cast is heading to the U.K. for a national tour.The hit stage show, based on the band's acclaimed 2004 album of the same...

Green Day Dress Up For Secret Halloween Gig

Rockers Green Day got into the Halloween spirit on Thursday (27Oct11) by dressing up to play a secret show in New York.The rockers announced the low-key gig earlier this week (begs24Oct11) and tickets for the...

Green Day Star's Son Wins Coveted Mtv Award

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's teenage son has been given a big career boost as he follows in dad's footsteps - his band has won the underground college award which helped launch Amy Winehouse...

Armstrong Joins Nurse Jackie

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is taking his first steps into acting by accepting a role on hit TV show Nurse Jackie.The singer has spent time on the Broadway stage starring in his band's...

Kelly Osbourne Proud Of Jack

Kelly Osbourne says she's "unbelievably proud" of brother Jack following his engagement.The reality TV star proposed to model-and-actress Lisa Stelly after just four months of dating and Kelly admits she couldn't be happier.Writing on her...

Jack Osbourne Gets Engaged

Jack Osbourne is engaged. The reality TV star proposed to model-and-actress Lisa Stelly after just four months of dating and she said "yes".After accepting his proposal, she tweeted: "The most amazing man I've ever met...

Leisha Hailey Booted Off Plane For 'Excessive' Kissing

Leisha Hailey, the American actress best known for her role as Alice Pieszecki on the 'L-Word', has called for a boycott of Southwest Airlines after she was kicked off a flight to St Louis for...

Leisha Hailey Kicked Off Plane For Kissing Girlfriend

Leisha Hailey, the American actress who starred in the award winning 'L-Word', claims she was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight on Monday (26th September 2011) for kissing her girlfriend, reports the Associated Press.Hailey, who...

Armstrong Thrown Off Plane For Saggy Trousers

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was left fuming after he was kicked off a plane on Thursday (01Sep11) for wearing his trousers too low.The rocker was onboard a Southwest Airlines jet when a flight...

Green Day Pen Amy Winehouse Song

Rockers Green Day have penned a moving tribute song to late soul singer Amy Winehouse.The Rehab hitmaker passed away last month (Jul11) at the age of 27, and the American Idiot rockers decided to honour...

Green Day Unveil Amy Winehouse Tribute

Green Day have unveiled a tribute to late singer Amy Winehouse.The 'American Idiot' rockers debuted the new track - which makes references to the 'Rehab' hitmaker's troubled life up to her unexpected death on July...

Green Day Surprise Fans With New Material

Punk rockers Green Day treated fans in California to a surprise concert last week (ends12Aug11) and delighted the audience by debuting a whole album's worth of new material.The American Idiot hitmakers only recently revealed they...

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Limit Oasis Songs For Live Dates

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will only play "maybe four" Oasis songs live. The guitarist will revisit the back catalogue of his former band - which split up in 2009, after a falling out between...

Green Day Top Punk Poll

Green Day have been crowned the kings of punk in a new Rolling Stone online poll.The California trio beat out The Clash, The Ramones and the Sex Pistols to land atop the fans' countdown of...

Evan Rachel Wood Back With Bell?

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell have rekindled their romance. The pair dated for a year after meeting on the set of the video for Greenday's 'Wake Me Up When September Ends' and although they...

Green Day Star Armstrong Set For Film Role In American Idiot

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is to reprise his role as St. Jimmy in the movie adaptation of hit musical American Idiot.Armstrong, who came up with the concept for the Broadway show which is...

Metallica Named Most Influential Band

Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years. The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30...

Green Day Have 'Ton' Of New Songs

Green Day have "a ton of new songs" for their upcoming album.Lead singer and songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong has explained the punk rocker's ninth studio album will sound "fresh and high-energy".Writing on his twitter page,...

Armstrong Serves As Producer On Son's Rock Debut

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is giving his rocker son a big career boost by producing the budding star's debut album with his band Emily's Army.Drummer Joey, 16, formed the group with his pals...

Green Day Say Farewell To American Idiot Musical

Green Day played an hour-long farewell concert as the 'American Idiot' musical drew to a close on Broadway last night (25.04.11).The punk band - made up of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool...

Armstrong: 'I Stole Letterman's Limo'

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has confessed to stealing U.S. TV personality David Letterman's limousine.The punk star admits he was a crazy guy when he first arrived in New York in 2003 and he...

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