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Green Day's Idiot Musical Gets Extended Run

4th September 2009

GREEN DAY's highly-anticipated punk rock opera AMERICAN IDIOT is proving to be a hit with fans - theatre bosses have extended its run by three weeks due to "unprecedented demand".The rock musical, inspired by the...

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Fascinating Fact 7906

28th August 2009

BEYONCE KNOWLES will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) next month (Sept09). The star, who has received nine VMA nominations, is set to play single SWEET DREAMS. She will join GREEN DAY, MUSE,...

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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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Stars To Compete For Tattoo Prize

19th August 2009

GREEN DAY, METALLICA and LINKIN PARK lead the list of tattooed rockers up for the Best Band/Artist honour at the first Inked True Colors Awards.The rockers will compete for the top prize at the event,...

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Fascinating Fact 7837

13th August 2009

JAY-Z and LADY GAGA are the latest stars announced to sing at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York on 13 September (09). The show will also feature performances from GREEN DAY, TAYLOR...

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Green Day's Pranks For Kaiser Chiefs

11th August 2009

GREEN DAY marked the departure of the KAISER CHIEFS from their ongoing U.S. tour by playing a series of pranks on the British rockers - including hiring a brass band to invade the stage during...

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Beyonce Knowles Leads Way At Vmas

5th August 2009

Beyonce Knowles and Lady Gaga have been nominated for nine MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs).Both pop stars are up for the prestigious Video of the Year and Best Female Video accolades, Beyonce for 'Single Ladies...

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Green Day Take Art On Tour

28th July 2009

Rockers GREEN DAY are adding a touch of class to their new U.S. tour - they have commissioned an art collection to go on the road with them.The band has teamed up with artist pal...

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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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The Things They Say 12887

13th July 2009

"My wife just tattooed my name inside of her lip. Fair is fair. Why not? I'll one-up her. I'll tattoo my eye (with her name)." GREEN DAY bassist MIKE DIRNT is ready to declare his...

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Green Day's Extreme Tattoos

13th July 2009

Mike Dirnt has challenged his wife to a tattoo competition.The Green Day rocker is determined to outdo his spouse Brittney - who he married earlier this year - after she had his name tattooed on...

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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 Fan Fell Pregnant At Gig

4th June 2009

GREEN DAY were shocked to discover they are secret fertility gods - a child was conceived during one of their concerts.A couple had sex during a Green Day gig several years ago, and the woman...

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Green Day Spoil Eminem's European Comeback

29th May 2009

Punk rockers GREEN DAY have triumphed over EMINEM in the European albums chart - 21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN has beaten RELAPSE to the top of the countdown.The band's latest release debuted behind Depeche Mode last week...

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Green Day Teach Kaiser Chiefs To Behave

26th May 2009

KAISER CHIEFS have toned down their rock 'n' roll ways while on tour - after GREEN DAY taught them a lesson in music manners. The British rockers were convinced they would take part in backstage mayhem...

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Green Day Fans Take Over Central Park For Free Concert

22nd May 2009

Punk rockers GREEN DAY sent thousands of screaming fans flocking to New York's Central Park on Friday (22May09), when they played a free concert live on U.S. TV. Followers spilled out onto the streets of the...

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Depeche Mode Win Europe Battle With Green Day

22nd May 2009

DEPECHE MODE have beaten GREEN DAY in the battle of the trios in Europe by claiming a fourth week at the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart. Despite frontman Dave Gahan's stomach illness, which...

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Green Day Slam Wal-mart Over Cd Ban

22nd May 2009

Rockers GREEN DAY have blasted U.S. supermarket chain Wal-Mart after retail bosses refused to carry an uncensored version of their chart-topping new album. The band's 21st Century Breakdown skyrocketed to the top of the U.S. album...

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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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Green Day Have A Breakdown At The Top Of The U.s. Charts

20th May 2009

Punk trio GREEN DAY are back at the top of the U.S. album charts after selling 215,000 copies of their new album 21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN in just three days. The album was released on Friday (15May09)...

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The Things They Say 12274

19th May 2009

"(He's) a mean sleeper. Anything for Mike in the morning is a drag. Nobody wants to wake him up. You have to poke him with a long stick and still know where the door is."...

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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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Green Day & Peas Top U.k. Charts

18th May 2009

GREEN DAY have stormed to the top of the U.K. album charts, while the BLACK EYED PEAS have scored a TransAtlantic double on the nation's singles chart. The pop-punk trio's 21st Century Breakdown knocked Bob Dylan's...

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Ferrell & Hanks Join Green Day For Tv Supergroup

18th May 2009

TOM HANKS, WILL FERRELL, ANNE HATHAWAY and GREEN DAY formed the unlikeliest of supergroups for a skit on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on Saturday (16May09). The stars joined show guest host Ferrell for a...

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Green Day Debated Quitting Music

16th May 2009

Rockers GREEN DAY were so disappointed with the reception to their album WARNING they considered splitting up. The American Idiot hitmakers released five critically acclaimed discs in the 1990s before coming back with their sixth album...

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Cool Took Drum Lessons In Cuba

11th May 2009

GREEN DAY drummer TRE COOL went to drastic measures to improve his skills - he sneaked into Cuba for drumming lessons. U.S. citizens need special permission to travel to the Caribbean island, but Cool managed to...

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