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Billie Joe Armstrong: 'I Was Often Loaded Onstage'

4th March 2013

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...

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4th March 2013

"I can't go there. That's my last drink, which is good. It's documented. Anytime I feel like drinking, I can think about it." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong can't bear the thought of watching...

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

4th March 2013

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...

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4th March 2013

"My sister Anna was watching it (online). She called my other sister and mother, who were there (at the gig). She was like, 'What's going on?' My mother said, 'He's drunk!'" Billie Joe Armstrong on...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

4th March 2013

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...

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Green Day Ignored Warning Signs

3rd March 2013

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...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Was A 'Functioning Alcoholic'

1st March 2013

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...

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1st March 2013

"I never want to be the kind of guy who talks about addiction. The last thing I want is sympathy from anybody. I don't want a pity party." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong refuses...

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

By Hayley Avron | 27th February 2013

“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...

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Billie Joe Armstrong On Addiction: "I'd Wake Up On Couches In Strange Houses"

By Michael West | 27th February 2013

Billie Joe Armstrong has opened up about the extent of his problem with drink and drugs that eventually forced him into rehabilitation last year. The Green Day rocker recalls blacking out on various occasions and...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse

27th February 2013

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...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse Hell

27th February 2013

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...

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

25th February 2013

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...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Sells Classic Car On Ebay

4th February 2013

Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has sold a classic car from his personal collection for $12,600 (£7,875) in an online auction.The Green Day frontman put the 1964 Chevrolet Impala on eBay.com without a reserve price, revealing...

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Uno, Dos, Tres, Go! Green Day Back On The Road, Billie Joe Armstrong Thanks Fans For Support

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

Things are finally starting to look up in the Green Day camp, with news of a 2013 tour suggesting that singer Billie Joe Armstrong is on the road to recovery. Armstrong suffered a highly-publicised onstage...

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Green Day To Resume Tour

2nd January 2013

Green Day have rescheduled their cancelled tour.The 'Holiday' rockers were forced to abandon plans to play in support of new albums '¡Uno!, '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' last year after singer Billie Joe Armstrong was admitted...

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Green Day Will Return For New Tour In March 2013

By Lorna Greville  | 31st December 2012

Whatever happened to the standard press release, or even just a notice left on the website of a band? That is not cool anymore, now Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have taken over, and Billie Joe...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Pokes Fun At His Success In Deleted Film Clip

28th December 2012

Troubled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has a bizarre dream to record an album of Norwegian death metal tracks - at least that's what he reveals in a deleted clip from new movie comedy...

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Fallen From Grace: 2012'S Ten Most Spectacular Celebrity Meltdowns

By Hayley Avron | 20th December 2012

Ahh… 2012... how fondly we will look back on it. The Olympics. The end of the Twilight Saga…um… loads of celebrities going utterly bonkers, losing the plot, mixing their drugs with their anxiety problems, mixing...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Selling Beach Home

2nd December 2012

Embattled rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has put his California beach home on the market.The Green Day frontman, who checked into rehab for substance abuse issues in September (12), and his wife Adrienne have decided to...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases – One Direction, Green Day, Christina Aguilera, Soundgarden

By Hayley Avron | 13th November 2012

Still riding high at the top of the US Billboard chart, is Taylor Swift – everybody’s favourite country music princess turned pop star. Her album, Red, is currently enjoying its third week at the top...

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Mark Hoppus Sends Ailing Armstrong His Best Wishes

9th November 2012

Blink-182 star Mark Hoppus has offered his well wishes to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and his family as his fellow punk rocker battles substance abuse issues in rehab.The American Idiot singer was admitted...

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Green Day Launches New 'Twilight' Video For 'The Forgotten' (Video)

By Holly Williams | 31st October 2012

Green Day has released the official video for their 'Twilight' soundtrack song 'The Forgotten' which features on final instalment of the book-to-film franchise 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn'.It's a romantic piano tune that speaks straight...

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It's A Dark Day For Green Day As Tour Is Cancelled

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

In a cruel twist of fate, and somewhat tragic irony, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has been forced to cancel the band's tour, in favour of spending time in rehab - a place...

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Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day

30th October 2012

Metallica paid tribute to Green Day after replacing them at a festival. The heavy metal group stepped in for the 'Oh Love' punk band at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, after they cancelled all...

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Have Green Day Tickets? We Have Some Bad News

30th October 2012

Green Day has cancelled the remainder of its North American tour as Billie Joe Armstrong continues treatment for substance abuse issues, the band announced on their website Monday (October 29, 2012). Scheduled appearances for January...

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Tour Dates Cancelled: But It's Not All Bad News For Green Day

By Hayley Avron | 29th October 2012

Green Day have been forced to cancel tour dates and reschedule an album release, owing to singer Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab.2012 simply isn’t shaping up as the punk rockers had...

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Green Day Scrap Upcoming Tour

29th October 2012

Rockers Green Day have cancelled the remainder of their 2012 appearances and postponed their 2013 tour to allow frontman Billie Joe Armstrong to deal with his personal problems following his stint in rehab.The singer checked...

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Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong At Voodoo Festival

29th October 2012

Metallica dedicated a song to embattled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong during their headlining set at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival on Saturday (27Oct12) after stepping in as last-minute replacements for the...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Video Provides Few Clues Of Rocker's Problems

By Michael West | 19th October 2012

With Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab for still unspecified reasons Green Day are holding back their planned tour for the time being, but have given fans a taste of what they can get when they...

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