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Iheartradio Festival To Welcome Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars And Err, Queen

By Michael West | 16th July 2013

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry are among the names confirmed for the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas in September. The two-day festival, set to be held on...

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Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

10th June 2013

PSY wanted to be Freddie Mercury while growing up.The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker found himself mesmerised with Queen's live performance at London's Wembley Stadium in 1986 and admits he would watch it on loop when a...

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Green Day Break Records At London Stadium

5th June 2013

Punk rockers Green Day have shattered attendance records at London's Emirates Stadium after selling out the venue on Saturday night (01Jun13).The gig marked the first time all 60,000 seats had been sold. Coldplay and...

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Courtney Love Still Guarding Nirvana Rights

30th May 2013

Courtney Love is preventing Nirvana's music being used for a ''jukebox musical.''The 'Doll Parts' singer - widow of grunge band's late songwriter Kurt Cobain, and shareholder in the rights to the band's back catalogue -...

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Green Day Releasing Line Of Skateboards To Raise Money For Charity

14th May 2013

Rockers Green Day have teamed up with a skateboard company to create a line of boards inspired by the band's latest multi-album release to raise money for charity.The American Idiot hitmakers have joined forces with...

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Psy Thanks Billie Joe For Herpes Comment

9th May 2013

PSY has thanked Billie Joe Armstrong for comparing him to herpes.The Green Day frontman recently hit out at the 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker by likening him to the sexually transmitted infection, but he has taken in...

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Billie Joe Armstrong: 'Psy Is The Herpes Of Music'

8th May 2013

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong has taken aim at South Korean pop sensation Psy, calling the Gangnam Style hitmaker the "herpes" of music.The American Idiot singer was in rehab tackling substance abuse issues as...

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Green Day Resume Tour With Triumphant Arena Return

29th March 2013

Rockers Green Day returned to the road in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (28Mar13) to perform their first arena concert since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint last year (12).The American Idiot hitmakers were forced to...

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Green Day Make Live Return

18th March 2013

Green Day have performed their first major live show since Billie Joe Armstrong left rehab.The US rockers performed a two-hour set at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas - one of the biggest venues being...

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Biffy Clyro Nervous About Headlining

17th March 2013

Biffy Clyro are ''sh***ing it'' about performing at Reading and Leeds 2013. The 'Black Chandelier' band may have performed at the UK festivals seven times already, but are nervous about their first headlining appearance this...

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Green Day At Sxsw – Good To Have You Back, Boys

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th March 2013

The return of Green Day was stunted by the very public breakdown of Billie Joe Armstrong, after the punk legend was admitted to rehab following his onstage rant at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last September.So...

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Green Day Watching Out For Idiots On Tour

16th March 2013

Green Day will not let any ''idiots'' backstage, in order to protect Billie Joe Armstrong.The 'American Idiot' band are making drastic changes to the way they tour to accommodate their newly sober frontman - who...

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Billie Joe Armstrong To Tackle Shakespeare Musical

14th March 2013

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is heading back to the theatre to pen music for a new Yale Repertory Theater adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.The singer, who co-created Broadway hit American...

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Want To See Prince Perform With 21-Piece Band At Sxsw?

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

250 lucky competition winners will get the chance to see Prince perform with a 21-piece band at the SXSW closing party this week. The legendary singer has been confirmed as a performer for one of...

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Green Day Ban Hangers-on For Billie Joe Armstrong's Sake

13th March 2013

Green Day have banned hangers-on from gaining access to their inner sanctum in a desperate bid to keep frontman Billie Joe Armstrong sober.The American Idiot hitmakers forced Armstrong to enter a rehab clinic last year...

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Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festival

12th March 2013

Green Day will headline the UK's Reading and Leeds Festivals 2013.The 'American Idiot' rockers will be taking to the stage on Friday 23rd August in Reading and in Leeds on Saturday 24th August for their...

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Green Day To Headline Reading And Leeds Festivals

11th March 2013

Rockers Green Day have confirmed they will be returning to the Reading and Leeds festivals in Britain a day after staging their comeback gig in California.The punk trio performed its first of four warm-up shows...

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Green Day Bounce Back With Fun-packed California Warm-up Show

11th March 2013

Green Day returned to the stage on Sunday night (10Mar13) for the first time since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's meltdown at a festival in Las Vegas last year (Sep12).The rocker spent months in rehab battling...

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Stereophonics Dismissed Album Trilogy After Green Day Project

11th March 2013

The Stereophonics decided against releasing a trilogy of albums after Green Day's similarly ambitious project flopped.The punk trio released three records in a four-month span last year (12), but none of them - ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!...

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The Things They Say: 3542775

7th March 2013

"I've never been diagnosed. All I know is I can't sleep very well at night. It takes me a while to get to sleep." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is convinced he has insomnia...

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The Things They Say: 3538986

5th March 2013

"I was on heavy medication. I was sober, but I wasn't clear. Seeing how it went down with her - something drew me to write that song." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong on writing...

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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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Billie Joe Armstrong Credits Wife For Sticking By Him During Drunken Days

4th March 2013

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has paid tribute to his wife Adrienne for sticking by him at the height of his alcohol abuse issues last year (12).In a candid new Rolling Stone interview, the...

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The Things They Say: 3538330

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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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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Green Day To Make Sxsw Debut After 25 Years In The Business

By Michael West | 1st March 2013

Punk rockers Green Day will make their debut at Austin festival SXSW on March 15, 2013, some twenty-five years after first forming in Vallejo, California. The group - who released three albums last year -...

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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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The Things They Say: 3533779

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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