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Crue, Cars & Green Day Make Rock Band Top 10

MOTLEY CRUE, THE CARS and GREEN DAY have made it onto a new magazine list of the Top 10 Best Rock Bands ever.The three acts join the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Santana on...

Melissa Etheridge Out Of Comfort Zone In American Idiot

MELISSA ETHERIDGE admits that she is 'out of her comfort zone' as a cast member in 'American Idiot' the Broadway musical.MELISSA ETHERIDGE, the GRAMMY AWARD and OSCAR winning singer-songwriter, is set to take over from...

Melissa Etheridge To Star In 'American Idiot' Musical

Melissa Etheridge is to play a man in 'American Idiot'.The 49-year-old singer is set to star in Green Day's stage musical as St. Jimmy - a role most famously played by the 'Basket Case' hitmakers'...

Etheridge Stepping Into American Idiot

MELISSA ETHERIDGE is set to step in for GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT next month (Feb11).Armstrong - who composed and co-authored the...

Green Day Singer To Work On New Musical?

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wants to write a new musical. The singer and guitarist with the 'Boulevard Of Broken Dreams' group worked with his bandmates - Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - extensively on...

Armstrong Wants To Write Another Musical

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG feels inspired to write his own musical after enjoying the success of the band's AMERICAN IDIOT show on Broadway.The singer is currently performing as a regular cast member in...

Radiohead Score Best Album Of Last 25 Years

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' has been voted the best album of the last 25 years. The British indie group topped the list of the best 250 albums released between 1986 and 2011 - beating U2, Nirvana,...

Green Day Preparing Live Album?

Green Day are thought to be preparing a live album for release in March. The 'American Idiot' group have long been rumoured to be releasing a recording of their concerts, and have not only teased...

Armstrong Joins Idiot For 50 More Shows

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is returning to the Broadway stage - he will take part in 50 upcoming performances of his punk rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT.Armstrong will reprise the role of St. Jimmy...

Green Day's Dirnt Is A Third-time Dad

GREEN DAY bassist MIKE DIRNT has added another child to his brood - the rocker's wife gave birth to a little girl on Sunday (28Nov10).The musician already has a daughter, Estelle, from his first marriage...

Serge Pizzorno Serenading Baby With New Tracks

Serge Pizzorno has been serenading his baby with new Kasabian songs.The rocker has revealed his two-month-old son Ennio - his child with his partner Amy - is already showing an interest in music and loves...

Armstrong Makes Critics Sing With American Idiot Debut

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG won over theatre critics with his debut in the band's AMERICAN IDIOT musical, after rocking out Broadway on Tuesday night (28Sep10).The singer has signed on to play St. Jimmy...

Green Day Star To Join American Idiot Cast For One Week Only

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is to make his Broadway debut as one of the lead characters in the musical he helped to create.The punk icon will portray St. Jimmy onstage in American Idiot...

Gaga, Weller And Green Day Lead Q Awards Nominations

LADY GAGA, PAUL WELLER and GREEN DAY are among the big acts who have been nominated for trophies at Britain's Q Awards next month (Oct10).The Poker Face hitmaker is up for best female artist, as...

Armstrong To Discuss American Idiot Musical In Aftershow Talks

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is inviting New York theatregoers to join him in aftershow discussions this week (begs13Sep10) about his band's hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT.The singer is teaming up with show director Michael...

Goo Goo Dolls Release New Album

GOO GOO DOLLS have released their new album 'Something For The Rest Of Us' today (August 31st 2010). The band have been working with TIM PALMER, producer of U2 and DAVID BOWIE, as well as...

Green Day & Slash To Make Meadowlands History

GREEN DAY and SLASH will help American football team the New York Jets christen the new Meadowlands stadium next month (13Sep10) by performing at the home squad's big game against the Baltimore Ravens.Green Day will...

Lady Gaga's Crowd Surf Concert

Lady Gaga has delighted fans by diving into the crowd at a festival this weekend.The 'Alejandro' hitmaker - who was performing at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago - launched herself into the audience wearing see-through...

Kerrang! Awards Nominations Revealed

Rock bands Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars are nominated for four prizes each at this year's Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards.The two nominees - who are voted for by the public - are to...

Lady Gaga Spends $250,000 On Festival Stage

Lady Gaga's Lollapalooza set cost $250,000.Organisers of the three-day Chicago music event were so desperate to keep the `Poker Face' hitmaker happy they shelled out $100,000 on a giant stage and an additional $150,000 on...

Iyaz Inspired By Miley

Iyaz has is inspired by Miley Cyrus.The 'Solo' singer has said that he enjoys listening to the `Hannah Montana' star's music and a whole host of other pop stars' songs. When questioned about his musical...

Armstrong: 'I Suck At Green Day Rock Band'

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG hopes fans and friends never challenge him to rock out on the group's new Rock Band videogame - because he's terrible at faking it.The punk star has had a...

Scarlett Johansson Up For Tony

Scarlett Johansson has been nominated for a Tony award for her Broadway debut.The 'Lost In Translation' actress is in the running for the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play category at the...

Green Day Re-recording American Idiot With Broadway Cast

Rockers GREEN DAY are set to re-release their hit album AMERICAN IDIOT, with added vocals from the cast of the group's spin-off Broadway musical.The American Idiot Cast Album will feature actors from the hit musical...

Green Day Stun Theatre-goers With Surprise Set

GREEN DAY stunned audience members at a performance of their Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT - by jumping on the stage at the end of the show for an impromptu gig.The production, which is based around...

Green Day's Tears Over American Idiot Musical

Rockers GREEN DAY broke down in tears when they saw their AMERICAN IDIOT musical on Broadway for the first time - because they were overwhelmed to see their work on the famous New York stage.The...

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