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Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong To Star In Movie With Leighton Meester

19th September 2013

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is set to make his major movie debut as actress Leighton Meester's boyfriend.The American Idiot hitmaker will play the Gossip Girl star's lover in Like Sunday, Like Rain, according...

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Cbgb Movie To Open Cbgb Film Festival

19th September 2013

Filmmaker Randall Miller's Cbgb biopic and Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong's documentary Broadway Idiot will headline this year's (13) Cbgb Film Festival in New York.The two movies will launch the five-day event on 9...

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Leeds Festival 2013 Flooding Fails To Bring The Rapturous Crowd Down

By Holly Williams | 28th August 2013

Leeds Festival 2013 may not have brought with it the best weather of the year, with torrential downpours and heavy flooding putting a damper (pardon the pun) on everyone's camping weekend, but the line-up was...

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Fascinating Fact: 3836494

26th August 2013

Green Day, Avenged Sevenfold, and Alice In Chains are among the big-name acts signed up for next year's (14) Soundwave Festival in Australia. Other acts on the bill include Megadeth, Rob Zombie, Placebo, and Stone...

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Eminem Headlines Second Day At Reading Festival

25th August 2013

Eminem referenced his battle with drug addiction during his Reading Festival set last night (24.08.13).The iconic rapper was headlining the second day of the event and told fans he couldn't ''get f***ed up'' with them...

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Green Day Bring The Fun To Reading Festival

24th August 2013

Green Day turned Reading Festival into a fun-packed event on Friday night (23Aug13) by squirting the crowd with a water pistol and hurling toilet paper at revellers.The American Idiot hitmakers were the main headliners at...

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Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Reading Festival

24th August 2013

Green Day performed 'Dookie' in full at Reading Festival last night (23.08.13).The punk rock superstars were headlining the first night of the event and treated fans when they played their iconic 1995 album in its...

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Green Day Play Dookie In Full At Pre-festival Gigs

22nd August 2013

Green Day thrilled fans at a special festival warm-up gig in London on Wednesday (21Aug13) by performing their breakthrough album Dookie in full.The American Idiot rockers took to the stage at the U.K. capital's O2...

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Weather-worries Are Looking Few For Leeds And Reading Festival 2013

By Holly Williams | 20th August 2013

It may be nearing the end of the summer but Leeds and Reading Festival 2013 goers don't have much to worry about in terms of the unpredictable English weather this weekend (August 23rd - 25th).The...

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Green Day Win Court Case Over Street Artist's 'Scream Icon' Image Use At Concert

By Lauren James | 8th August 2013

A US court has ruled that rock band Green Day are not liable for using a street artist's work in the concerts visuals for their song 'East Jesus Nowhere' during 2009. Dereck Seltzer tried to...

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Judge Rejects Artist's Appeal Over Green Day Image Use

7th August 2013

Green Day have emerged victorious in a longrunning legal battle against an artist who accused the rockers of using his work without permission.Dereck Seltzer sued the band in 2010 amid allegations the American Idiot hitmakers...

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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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