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It's A Dark Day For Green Day As Tour Is Cancelled

By Lorna Greville  | 30th October 2012

In a cruel twist of fate, and somewhat tragic irony, Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong has been forced to cancel the band's tour, in favour of spending time in rehab - a place...

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Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day

30th October 2012

Metallica paid tribute to Green Day after replacing them at a festival. The heavy metal group stepped in for the 'Oh Love' punk band at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, after they cancelled all...

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Have Green Day Tickets? We Have Some Bad News

30th October 2012

Green Day has cancelled the remainder of its North American tour as Billie Joe Armstrong continues treatment for substance abuse issues, the band announced on their website Monday (October 29, 2012). Scheduled appearances for January...

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Tour Dates Cancelled: But It's Not All Bad News For Green Day

By Hayley Avron | 29th October 2012

Green Day have been forced to cancel tour dates and reschedule an album release, owing to singer Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab.2012 simply isn’t shaping up as the punk rockers had...

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Green Day Scrap Upcoming Tour

29th October 2012

Rockers Green Day have cancelled the remainder of their 2012 appearances and postponed their 2013 tour to allow frontman Billie Joe Armstrong to deal with his personal problems following his stint in rehab.The singer checked...

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Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong At Voodoo Festival

29th October 2012

Metallica dedicated a song to embattled Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong during their headlining set at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival on Saturday (27Oct12) after stepping in as last-minute replacements for the...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Video Provides Few Clues Of Rocker's Problems

By Michael West | 19th October 2012

With Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab for still unspecified reasons Green Day are holding back their planned tour for the time being, but have given fans a taste of what they can get when they...

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Brothers In Arms: Green Day Await Billie Joe Armstrong's Return

By Hayley Avron | 19th October 2012

Billie Joe Armstrong’s stint in rehab is “killing everyone,” according to his fellow Green Day comrade Mike Dirnt.Armstrong was admitted to rehab for substance abuse after he fell off the wagon during the band’s recent...

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Billie Joe Armstrong's 40th Worries May Have Sparked Breakdown

16th October 2012

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has hinted that it was the stress leading up to his 40th birthday in February (12) that may have sparked the meltdown which forced him into rehab last month...

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The Things They Say: 3327753

15th October 2012

"I'd been singing about hate and setting things on fire for so long, I guess it was about time I wrote about this." Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong on the band's new love song...

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Metallica To Replace Green Day At New Orleans Festival

12th October 2012

Metallica have stepped in to replace fellow north Californians Green Day as headliners at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival in New Orleans, Louisiana over Halloween weekend (26-28Oct12).The heavy rockers have taken the punk...

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Green Day Cancel Voodoo Fest Gig And Open Up On Billie Joe Rehab

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th October 2012

Green Day have announced that they have to pull out of a headline slot at the October 27 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival in New Orleans, with lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab...

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Green Day & Spider-man To Contribute To Final Twilight Film Soundtrack

5th October 2012

Punk trio Green Day will debut a new tune from their upcoming Tre! album on the soundtrack to the final Twilight movie.The group has contributed The Forgotten to the Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2...

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Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2. Soundtrack Listing Finally Announced

By Hayley Avron | 5th October 2012

The tracklisting for Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 has finally been announced, via Yahoo and amongst the highlights of this latest instalment are Green Day, Passion Pit and Ellie Goulding. Green Day, obviously are...

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Jack White Exits Stage After Just 45 Minutes

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st October 2012

The Jack White Blunderbuss gig was brought to an untimely halt last night after White left the stage 45 minutes into the set, reports Reuters.Critically acclaimed as one of the most accomplished artists of a...

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Marcus Mumford Denies Babel's Christian Faith Statement

28th September 2012

Marcus Mumford denies 'Babel' symbolises Mumford and Sons' Christian faith.The frontman - whose father was a vicar - insists the album isn't a statement of their religious views and the band are more driven by...

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Fascinating Fact: 3301917

26th September 2012

Alanis Morissette replaced Green Day on U.S. late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday (25Sep12) and performed a cover of the punk trio's hit Basket Case. The band pulled out of promotional appearances this...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Rehab Update: Green Day Singer Had Been Sober For A Year

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

Before Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab for substance abuse, he had been sober for a year before falling off the wagon last weekend. The Green Day singer has entered rehab after he lost the plot...

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Can Billie Joe Armstrong Work On ‘The Voice’ While In Rehab?

By Michael West | 25th September 2012

Will Billie Joe Armstrong’s rehab keep him from appearing as a mentor for Christina Aguilera’s team on ‘The Voice’? This is one of many questions being asked by confused fans of the Green Day singer,...

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Billie Joe Armstrong 'The Voice' Appearance Still On Despite Weekend Breakdown

By Contributor | 25th September 2012

Billie Joe Armstrong's on-stage meltdown won't affect his scheduled appearance on NBC reality singing contest The Voice according to show bosses. Deadline reports that Armstrong filmed his appearance some weeks ago and, according to a...

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Rehab For Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Was Only A Matter Of Time

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th September 2012

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong's admittance to rehab after his very public on-stage meltdown at iHeartRadio Music Festival was a long time coming, reports the Chicago Sun Times."You're going to give me one...

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Green Day Singer Entering Rehab

23rd September 2012

Rocker Billy Joe Armstrong is entering rehab.The 'Green Day' singer is set to undergo treatment for substance abuse, a spokesperson for the group has confirmed. The band has also postponed several upcoming promotional appearances.The Grammy-winner's...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Checks Into Treatment Facility After Festival Meltdown

23rd September 2012

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has checked into a treatment facility for substance abuse a day after trashing equipment and hurling abuse at promoters during what appeared to be a public meltdown at a...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Checks Into Treatment Facility After Festival Meltdown

23rd September 2012

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has checked into a treatment facility for substance abuse a day after trashing equipment and hurling abuse at promoters during what appeared to be a public meltdown at a...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Rants At Festival Bosses Over One-minute Warning

23rd September 2012

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong lashed out at organisers of the iHeartRadio music festival in Las Vegas on Friday (21Sep12) after he was given a one-minute warning before the end of the band's performance.The...

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The Things They Say 26181

16th September 2012

"My wife and I watched it every night. It was this guilty pleasure." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong insists he's a fan of U.S. TV talent show The Voice. The punk rocker has signed...

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The Things They Say 26177

16th September 2012

"Tom Cruise and Katie (came) when they were still together. Lady Gaga came and saw it... but I was pretty stoked about Michelle Pfeiffer. I had a crush on her when I was younger." Green...

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Fascinating Fact 14103

14th September 2012

Ne-YO, Green Day, Justin Bieber and Big Sean were among the acts who performed on the season finale of America's Got Talent on Thursday (14Sep12). The episode marked judge Sharon Osbourne's last appearance on the...

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Green Day Slam Bon Jovi

13th September 2012

Billie Joe Armstrong has branded Bon Jovi the ''worst'' ever band to play with.The Green Day frontman is unimpressed with the rock icons' talent and says the 'Livin' On A Prayer' hitmakers are the worst...

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