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Green Day Get Plant Honour

11th April 2007

A Swiss botanist has named a new tropical plant species after punk trio GREEN DAY. DR. JASON GRANT's MACrocarpaea dies-viridis (Latin for Green Day) discovered the new plant species in Ecuador last year (06) during...

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Way Seeks Comfort From Billie Joe

26th March 2007

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD WAY struggles to deal with fame and often turns to GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE for advice. Way admits he finds it difficult being a role model for youngsters, and...

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Ono Waives Publishing Rights To Lennon Charity Album

12th March 2007

YOKO ONO has donated the publishing royalties to the entire JOHN LENNON back catalogue in an effort to make sure a new all-star tribute to her husband is a true charity event. R.E.M, CHRISTINA AGUILERA...

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Flowers Blasts Green Day Political Dvd

1st March 2007

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has blasted fellow American band GREEN DAY for performing their politically charged BULLET IN A BIBLE gigs in the UK instead of the US. Flowers was confused the band chose...

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Smear To Help With Germs Movie

11th January 2007

Former NIRVANA guitarist PAT SMEAR has signed to help make a new movie about his former punk band THE GERMS. Smear will act as musical director on WHO WE DO IS SECRET, which charts the...

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Gallagher: 'Better To Speak Out Than Stay Silent'

14th December 2006

British rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has defended his outspoken views on life - and believes its better for celebrities to speak out than stay silent. The WONDERWALL rocker is notorious for his opinionated rants, and...

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Gallagher Attacks Green Day For 'Ripping Off' Wonderwall

14th December 2006

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has accused punk trio GREEN DAY of "ripping off" his WONDERWALL anthem for their hit BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS. The British guitarist has been a longtime outspoken critic of the AMERICAN...

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Armstrong And Pearl Jam Help U2 Close Tour

11th December 2006

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and PEARL JAM joined forces with U2 to help the Irish supergroup close their Vertigo world tour in Hawaii on Saturday night (09DEC06). The band kicked off their Vertigo...

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Akon Tops European Singles Chart

27th November 2006

AKON is celebrating after his collaboration with EMINEM, SMACK THAT, jumped straight to the top of the European singles chart. The track has kept big name competition off the number one spot - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

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U2/Green Day Collaboration Tops Euro Chart

21st November 2006

U2 and GREEN DAY are celebrating the news their collaboration THE SAINTS ARE COMING is the number one single in Europe. The Saints Are Coming is a tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana and attacks US...

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Green Day Get Environmental

19th November 2006

Punk rockers GREEN DAY have teamed up with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to urge young music fans to demand clean, renewable energy solutions. The environmental rockers hope their latest cause will help break...

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Green Day's New Orleans Song

16th November 2006

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has revealed the inspiration behind the band's collaboration with U2, it's a tribute to New Orleans and an attack on US President GEORGE W BUSH's handling of the Hurricane...

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Westlife Score 14th Number One

13th November 2006

Irish pop heartthrobs WESTLIFE's return to the UK charts has proved a big success, winning them their 14th number one single. The band's cover of THE ROSE shot straight to the top spot yesterday (12NOV06)....

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Girls Aloud Make A Noise At Top Of The Charts

6th November 2006

Sexy girl band GIRLS ALOUD have blasted pop rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS off the top of the UK album chart. The British five-piece's greatest hits offering stormed to number one, knocking Williams' RUDEBOX to second place...

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U2 Arrive In Australia To Resume Tour

1st November 2006

Irish supergroup U2 arrived in Australia yesterday (31OCT06) to complete the postponed leg of their VERTIGO tour. BONO, THE EDGE, ADAM CLAYTON and LARRY MULLEN JR flew into Sydney from their Dublin base before...

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My Chemical Romance Eye Stage Musical

1st November 2006

Rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE are hoping to capitalise on the huge success of their theatrical new album by turning the record into a stage musical. THE BLACK PARADE stormed international charts last month (OCT06) while...

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Green Day 'Plagiarism' Suitor Told To Detail Evidence

30th October 2006

A judge has refused to consider the lawsuit of an Oregon man who insists he wrote the title track of GREEN DAY's AMERICAN IDIOT album, due to a lack of evidence. Last week (ends27OCT06) US...

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Flowers Attacks 'Anti-american' Green Day

15th October 2006

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has slammed rock band GREEN DAY's negative attitude towards the US. Flowers insists he is offended by the AMERICAN IDIOT rockers' portrayal of America, and has criticised the band's supposedly...

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Richie Hails 'Provocative' Green Day

6th October 2006

Soul star LIONEL RICHIE has 'come out' as an unlikely fan of punk rockers GREEN DAY, after he was impressed by their anti-establishment album AMERICAN IDIOT. The HELLO hitmaker loves listening to the 2004 album,...

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Skids Star Mistakes The Edge For Spoof Caller

1st October 2006

U2 guitarist THE EDGE stunned former THE SKIDS frontman RICHARD JOBSON when he contacted him about recording his 1970s punk track THE SAINTS ARE COMING - and the Scottish rocker was convinced he was the...

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Goo Goo Dolls Star Nervous About Return To New Orleans

25th September 2006

GOO GOO DOLLS star ROBBY TAKAC has mixed emotions about performing live at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana tonight (25SEP06) because he fears the devastation of Hurricane Katrina will be too much for him....

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U2 And Green Day Recreate Abbey Road

15th September 2006

Rock legends U2 and GREEN DAY delighted onlookers in London yesterday (14SEP06) when they recreated THE BEATLES famous ABBEY ROAD album cover. The two bands were recording a song together for a Hurricane Katrina charity...

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U2 And Green Day To Perform At New Orleans Superdome

14th September 2006

LATEST: Rockers U2 and GREEN DAY will stage a National Football League (NFL) pre-game performance on the 25 September (06) for the official reopening of the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show will precede...

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Green Day Guitar Created

11th September 2006

GREEN DAY singer BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG has been honoured with a guitar designed and named after him. The Gibson Billie Joe Armstrong signature model guitar was created after the rock star joined forces with manufacturers...

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U2 And Green Day Team Up For Charity

11th September 2006

U2 and GREEN DAY are set to make a charity record together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The two super groups will record a cover of minor 1978 punk hit THE SAINTS...

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Muse Lead Kerrang! Nominations

10th August 2006

British rockers MUSE are hoping to triumph at this year's (06) Kerrang! Awards, as they have been nominated in an impressive five categories. The SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE stars, who have also been nominated for the...

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U2 Top Live Poll

7th August 2006

U2 have been named the Greatest Live Band currently performing, in a new US poll. The Irish rockers beat IGGY POP's reformed THE STOOGES, acclaimed ARCADE FIRE and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to top...

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Pink Floyd Top Live 8 Poll

21st June 2006

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week (begs06JUL05), but didn't the rockers, rappers and pop...

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Green Day Save UK Grenade Girl

15th June 2006

US punk rockers GREEN DAY have been hailed for saving the life of a 12-year-old British girl from a live World War II grenade. The AMERICAN IDIOT hitmakers sport a picture of a grenade on...

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The Things They Say 2067

23rd May 2006

"People think that we're just good-looking guys with big d**ks that play hot rock + roll. But we have feelings, too." GREEN DAY drummer TRE COOL.

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