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Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

17th December 2014

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

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Green Day, Lou Reed And Joan Jett Named Hall Of Fame Inductees

16th December 2014

Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts are among the acts to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (15).The musicians, alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan and...

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Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

By Nick Hill | 9th December 2014

The longtime touring guitarist from punk rock band Green Day, Jason White, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, so the group have therefore asked their fans to send him some "positive healing vibes."Green Day's touring...

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Green Day Guitarist Has Cancer

8th December 2014

Green Day's Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The 'Basket Case' rockers have asked fans to send ''love and positive healing vibes'' to the guitarist - who joined the band full-time in 2012 -...

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Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Cancer

7th December 2014

Jason White, guitarist for punk rockers Green Day, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The American Idiot hitmakers announced the news on their official website on Friday (05Dec14), writing, "We have some news to report regarding...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Performs With Joan Jett

24th October 2014

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined veteran rocker Joan Jett on stage at a charity benefit in New York on Thursday (23Oct14).The American Idiot singer teamed up with Jett to perform her 1980 hit...

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The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

By Ed Biggs | 12th October 2014

British indie rock icons The Smiths have been announced as one of this year’s nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It’s the sixth year for which the band have been...

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The Things They Say: 4405471

10th October 2014

"Wow! Time flies. It's hard to believe it'll be 25 years since we released some of our first music. We are honoured to be considered for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,...

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The Smiths Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

10th October 2014

The Smiths, Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and Bill Withers are among the first-time nominees for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The four acts are eligible to be inducted next year if they...

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The Smiths, Green Day And Sting Land Hall Of Fame Nominations

9th October 2014

Rockers including The Smiths, Green Day and Sting are among the contenders for next year's (15) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Other nominees include Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A., Lou Reed, Chic, Kraftwerk, Joan...

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So, Who's Playing ‘Secret Sets’ At Reading And Leeds 2014?

By Dan Greaves | 12th August 2014

Every year, festival campsites buzz with rumours of ‘favourite bands playing secret slots’ and unlikely artists playing impromptu performances. As an event with a rich history of putting on secret shows, this month’s Reading and...

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Fascinating Fact: 4280345

11th July 2014

Rockers Green Day have thrown their support behind bassist Mike Dirnt's wife as she prepares for a sponsored trek to raise money for breast cancer care and support. Brittney Cade Dirnt reveals she was diagnosed...

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Mike Dirnt Producing Independent Film

10th July 2014

Rocker Mike Dirnt is following his Green Day bandmate Billie Joe Armstrong into the movie industry by signing up to produce a new independent film.The bassist has teamed up with the American Idiot hitmakers' manager...

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Hall Of Fame Induction Was 'Horrifyingly Loud And Bad' For Ian Mclagan

19th June 2014

The Small Faces and The Faces' induction at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 was ruined by Green Day's "horrifying loud and bad" performance for keyboard player Ian Mclagan.The veteran rocker, who...

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Punk Stars Line Up For American Idiot 10th Anniversary Album

16th June 2014

Former My Chemical Romance star Frank Iero, Bowling For Soup and You & Me At Six have revamped Green Day's classic album American Idiot for a new Kerrang! compilation.Kerrang! Does Green Day's American Idiot also...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Plays Intimate Show With Son Ahead Of Father's Day

14th June 2014

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong joined forces with his son Joey for an intimate gig in his native Oakland, California on Wednesday (11Jun14).Father and son were joined by Jason White, a touring member of...

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Bottled Off: 10 Bands Who Suffered Worse Fate Than Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground

By George Percival | 3rd June 2014

Macaulay Culkin and his pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band, the imaginatively named The Pizza Underground, suffered the chagrin of a disgruntled crown in Nottingham during the city’s annual Dot To Dot festival. Culkin, who was...

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Evan Rachel Wood Puts Her Son First

31st May 2014

Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell's split wasn't dramatic.The former couple, who announced their separation on Wednesday (28.05.14) after 19 months of marriage, reportedly drifted apart after the birth of their 10-month-old son.A source told...

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Kerrang! Releasing 'American Idiot' Tribute Album

By Joe DeAndrea | 27th May 2014

Popular UK rock magazine Kerrang! has been known for the occasional covermount CD packaged with one of their issues, and they’ll be adding to that list next month. On June 11, Kerrang! will be releasing...

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Metallica Join Kerrang! Award Nominees

7th May 2014

Metallica, You Me At Six and Paramore are among the nominees for this year's Kerrang! Awards.Surrey rockers You Me At Six are up for five gongs for Best Single, Best Album, Best British Band, Best...

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The Things They Say: 4138566

3rd April 2014

"The guy just wrote beautiful songs. When someone goes that honestly straight to the core of who they are, what they're feeling, and was able to kind of put it out there... it's amazing. I...

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Radiohead, The Smiths, Pixies: Your Favorite Bands As Lego!

By Stephanie Chase | 20th March 2014

Is there no end to what can be achieved with Lego? It doesn't seem so, as the latest ingenious Lego creation is, well all of our favorite bands!Foo Fighters as Lego!Adly Syairi Ramly loves Lego...

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Green Day To Put Out Unreleased Demos For Record Store Day

25th February 2014

Rockers Green Day are putting out a collection of unreleased demo songs in honour of Record Store Day on 19 April (14).The American Idiot hitmakers are longtime supporters of the annual celebration, which was founded...

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Green Day Fill Pub With Fans After Announcing Sydney Gig On Twitter

21st February 2014

Rockers Green Day stunned fans in Sydney, Australia on Thursday night (20Feb14) by playing a tiny pub gig 45 minutes after announcing the show on Twitter.com.The band took to the microblogging site at 10.15pm to...

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Green Day To Take Hiatus

30th November 2013

Rockers Green Day have announced plans to take a break following their upcoming tour of Australia.The American Idiot hitmakers will be touring Down Under in February and March next year (14), but will subsequently take...

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Avril Lavigne Cooks To Radiohead

21st November 2013

Avril Lavigne listens to Radiohead when she's cooking.The singer namechecked the British band - famed for their introverted, deep thinking tracks - in her recent single, 'Here's to Never Growing Up', and finds them the...

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Katy Perry Wins Best Female At Mtv Emas

10th November 2013

Katy Perry has been crowned Best Female at the MTV Europe Music Awards.The 'Roar' hitmaker beat her pop rivals Lady GaGa, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift to the prestigious prize at the 20th...

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Alanis Morissette Adapting 'Jagged Little Pill' Into Broadway Show

By Joe Wilde | 9th November 2013

Alanis Morissette is looking to bring her hit 1995 album Jagged Little Pill to the world of musical theatre, with the singer apparently working on the script for a musical adaption of the hit album....

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Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up To Revamp Everly Brothers Album

23rd October 2013

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones have teamed up to record an album of duets, inspired by the music of The Everly Brothers.Both big fans of rock 'n' roll siblings Don and...

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Robbie Williams Gutted After Being Branded Irrelevant By Nick Grimshaw

By Lauren James | 12th October 2013

Singer Robbie Williams has been left reeling after BBC Radio 1 personality Nick Grimshaw said that he and his music were "not relevant" to the stations target audience and failed to put the pop star's...

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