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Green Day Star Armstrong Not So Sure He's Bisexual

24th March 2010

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has attacked fans who still take issue with comments he made about his sexuality 15 years ago, insisting he expects more from people who follow his group.The American Idiot...

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The Things They Say 15850

22nd March 2010

"We'd like to do a 50-night stay like Michael Jackson one of these days. It depends on the plastic surgery I guess." BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG contemplates a lengthy Green Day residency at London's 02 Arena.

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Green Day Record New Tracks

19th March 2010

Green Day are working on new music. The 'American Idiot' hitmakers began recording a new LP while on tour in Europe last year.Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong said: "We did some demos in Berlin, some...

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The Things They Say 15809

18th March 2010

"The first time we ever played that song was during an encore in New Jersey. I had to pound a beer backstage to get up the courage. I knew we were gonna take a tomato...

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Billie Joe Armstrong's Drug Resolution

30th December 2009

Billie Joe Armstrong has resolved to give up drugs. The Green Day star - who was arrested by police in January 2003 for drinking and driving after being pulled over for speeding - admits he...

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Green Day Scrap Gig Over Armstrong Illness

15th December 2009

Rockers GREEN DAY have postponed a concert in Melbourne, Australia after frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG came down with a suspected bout of food poisoning.The American Idiot hitmakers were due to perform on Tuesday (15Dec09) but...

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Green Day Announce Stadium Shows

3rd November 2009

Green Day have announced three European stadium shows next summer.The '21 Guns' rockers will play at Manchester Lancashire Cricket Ground on June 16th and Wembley Stadium on June 19th in the UK, before heading to...

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Green Day Unsure Of Obama Peace Prize

30th October 2009

Green Day don't think Barack Obama deserves the Nobel Peace Prize yet. The 'American Idiot' rockers said they don't understand exactly why the current US president has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes...

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The Things They Say 13932

29th October 2009

"It's much easier to Google free porn... I like Googling Megan Fox, it's much more interesting than Green Day." GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG admits he has better things to do than search for...

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Green Day's Gaga Flattery

15th September 2009

Green Day think it's "awesome" Lady Gaga was obsessed with their LP 'Dookie'.The 'Know Your Enemy' rockers - consisting of frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool - are delighted at...

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The Things They Say 13448

14th September 2009

"There I am sitting behind JOEY RAMONE and then I look up and there's MICHAEL JACKSON and LISA MARIE PRESLEY kissing onstage. It was a trip." GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG on his memories...

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The Things They Say 13230

23rd August 2009

"Acid. I don't regret doing it, but I sure as f**k wouldn't do it now. I'm way too neurotic. I'd be, like, sitting in the corner sucking my thumb for nine hours." GREEN DAY rocker...

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Armstrong Grooms Kids To Follow In His Footsteps

15th July 2009

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is grooming his two sons to follow in his musical footsteps.The singer insists Joe, 14, and Jakob, 19, have inherited his talent and he enjoys regular jam sessions with...

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Armstrong Mulls Solo Career

15th July 2009

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is considering launching a solo career - because he and bandmates often get "sick of each other".The American Idiot hitmakers have been rocking for more than 20 years, and...

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Green Day Wowed By American Idiot Musical

19th June 2009

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG was overwhelmed to see his punk rock opera AMERICAN IDIOT brought to life on stage, calling the new show "pulverising".The rocker and his bandmates were treated to a preview...

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Fascinating Fact 7507

11th June 2009

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG's son played his first live show at the Gilman in Berkeley, California on the same day dad's new album, 21st Century Breakdown, was released. Ironically, Green Day played one...

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Green Day's Eminem Envy

21st May 2009

Green Day are jealous of Eminem.The American rockers - whose latest LP '21st Century Breakdown' was released last week -say they admire the rapper's creativity and musical ideas.Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said: "Looking at a...

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Fascinating Fact 7379

19th May 2009

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is a Little League baseball assistant coach in his native California....

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Green Day Set For Marathon Shows To Challenge Springsteen

19th May 2009

Fans of GREEN DAY are in for a value-for-money treat when the punk trio hits the road this year (09) - frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is eager to play four-hour long concerts. The American Idiot hitmakers...

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Fascinating Fact 7378

18th May 2009

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and his wife ADRIENNE co-own an organic clothing and furniture store in Oakland, California, called Atomic Garden....

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Album Left Green Day Singer Depressed

27th April 2009

GREEN DAY's latest album left singer BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG with something akin to post-natal depression, he has revealed.Speaking to the Sunday Days, the star revealed that the process of recording 21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN was so...

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Green Day Album Made Armstrong Sick

23rd April 2009

Rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG worked so hard on the new GREEN DAY album he almost ended up in hospital. The band has been busy recording tracks for 21st Century Breakdown, their first new release in over...

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Musical Version Of American Idiot Confirmed

30th March 2009

A stage adaptation of the 2004 Green Day album American Idiot will premiere this autumn in California, it has been announced.Tony award-winning director Michael Mayer will helm the musical version of the acclaimed album, set...

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Green Day Confirm May Release For 21st Century Breakdown

26th March 2009

Green Day's new album 21st Century Breakdown will be released on May 15th, the band have announced.Their eighth studio album, the collection will be their first since 2004's Grammy winning American Idiot, which went on...

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Green Day Star Lands Signature Converse Trainers

10th November 2008

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has landed his very own Converse shoe brand. The American Idiot singer's signature pair of shoes are red, white and black - Armstrong's favourite colours. Portions of sales from...

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Sutherland Named And Shamed In Dui-inspired Ad

20th May 2008

Actor KIEFER SUTHERLAND and rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG have been named and shamed in a new drink-driving-inspired advertising campaign. The American Beverage Institute (ABI) took out a full page ad in the New York Times...

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Green Day's Alter Ego Plays First Gig

20th May 2008

American rockers GREEN DAY have played their first official gig in three years, under the guise of their alter egos the FOXBORO HOT TUBS.The group performed at Juanita's Cantina Ballroom in Little Rock, Arkansas,...

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The Things They Say 7966

13th April 2008

"It's from a place we used to sneak booze and chicks into late at night." GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG on the name of the punk trio's spin-off group the FOXBORO HOT TUBS....

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Fascinating Fact 4923

28th February 2008

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG, MIA, COMMON and JOAN JETT are among the musicians who appear alongside the likenesses of late icons IAN CURTIS and SID VICIOUS in a new advertising campaign celebrating shoe...

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Armstrong Revives Green Day Side Project

8th February 2008

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revived his popular side project band PINHEAD GUNPOWDER for a series of live dates in Los Angeles. The band haven't played a gig since 2001 but Armstrong reformed...

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