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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: 3533762

1st March 2013

"Billie apologised to me from the bottom of his heart. It was just two old friends on a park bench. I hope to be on a park bench with him when I'm old, feeding f**king...

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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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Billy Joe Armstrong Determined To Stay Sober

27th February 2013

Rocker Billy Joe Armstrong is committed to staying sober.The 'Green Day' singer - who completed a 30-day stint in rehab in October - has revealed reminders of his public meltdown last year makes him feel...

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"It's Pretty Bad": Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Recalls Rehab Drama In New Interview

By Hayley Avron | 27th February 2013

“It’s pretty bad.” These were the words spoken to Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, by his wife, the morning after he fell off the wagon in a bad way and smashed his guitar up...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse

27th February 2013

Billie Joe Armstrong only remembers ''tiny things'' about the outburst which led him to rehab. The Green Day singer and was treated for substance abuse after a disastrous episode when the band played at the...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Opens Up About Substance Abuse Hell

27th February 2013

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has broken his silence about the substance abuse issues that drove him to rehab last year (12), revealing his infamous outburst at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas last...

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Green Day To Return To The Stage At South By Southwest Festival

25th February 2013

Green Day are to make their return to the stage after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's rehab stint at the upcoming South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.The trio will make its first appearance at the...

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Green Day Criticised Over Ticket Scheme

24th January 2013

Rockers Green Day have changed a controversial new ticketing scheme for their upcoming gig in New York following criticism from fans and industry experts.The band scrapped a series of shows in January and February (13)...

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Fascinating Fact: 3462457

23rd January 2013

Green Day's new documentary ¡Quatro! will premiere at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado this weekend (26Jan13). The film chronicles the trio's efforts to complete work on their 2012 album trilogy ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and...

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Green Day Bassist Mourns The Loss Of His Birth Mother

14th January 2013

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has paid tribute to his birth mother following her death earlier this month (Jan13).The rocker was given up for adoption by Carol Alba Rowland as she struggled to deal with...

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Uno, Dos, Tres, Go! Green Day Back On The Road, Billie Joe Armstrong Thanks Fans For Support

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

Things are finally starting to look up in the Green Day camp, with news of a 2013 tour suggesting that singer Billie Joe Armstrong is on the road to recovery. Armstrong suffered a highly-publicised onstage...

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Green Day Announce Plans For 2013 Return

2nd January 2013

Rockers Green Day ended 2012 on a high note by announcing plans for 2013 dates.The news means frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is in good health after ending the year in rehab for substance abuse issues.The...

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Green Day To Resume Tour

2nd January 2013

Green Day have rescheduled their cancelled tour.The 'Holiday' rockers were forced to abandon plans to play in support of new albums '¡Uno!, '¡Dos!' and '¡Tre!' last year after singer Billie Joe Armstrong was admitted...

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Green Day Will Return For New Tour In March 2013

By Lorna Greville  | 31st December 2012

Whatever happened to the standard press release, or even just a notice left on the website of a band? That is not cool anymore, now Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have taken over, and Billie Joe...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Pokes Fun At His Success In Deleted Film Clip

28th December 2012

Troubled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has a bizarre dream to record an album of Norwegian death metal tracks - at least that's what he reveals in a deleted clip from new movie comedy...

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Out Now: Us Album Releases - The Game Enlists Some Big Competitors; Can They Stop Bruno Mars From Going Stratospheric Again?

By Contributor | 11th December 2012

Last week saw the mighty talents of Alicia Keys displace Rihanna’s Unapologetic from the top of the Billboard 200 in a big way, with the former holder of the number one spot falling down to...

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Green Day To Release Behind-the-scenes Documentary

22nd November 2012

Punk trio Green Day are wrapping up a turbulent year by releasing footage from a behind-the-scenes documentary.The film, Quatro!, will chronicle the group's hectic schedule as bandmates Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool...

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Green Day Pay Tribute To Late Fan

21st November 2012

Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has paid tribute to a teenage fan who recently died.Kaelem Hainsworth of Dublin, Ireland was just 17 when he died and his family and friends subsequently launched a campaign online...

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