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Green Day Musical To Close

11th March 2011

Green Day's 'American Idiot' musical is to close on April 24.The Broadway show - which is based on the group's concept album of the same name - is coming to an end after ticket sales...

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Justin Guarini To Make American Idiot Debut Tonight

1st March 2011

Justin Guarini has joined the cast of the Broadway musical 'American Idiot' and will make his first appearance tonight (1st March 2011).Justin Guarini, the American actor and musician who finished runner-up on season one of...

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Crue, Cars & Green Day Make Rock Band Top 10

21st February 2011

MOTLEY CRUE, THE CARS and GREEN DAY have made it onto a new magazine list of the Top 10 Best Rock Bands ever.The three acts join the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Santana on...

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Melissa Etheridge Out Of Comfort Zone In American Idiot

1st February 2011

MELISSA ETHERIDGE admits that she is 'out of her comfort zone' as a cast member in 'American Idiot' the Broadway musical.MELISSA ETHERIDGE, the GRAMMY AWARD and OSCAR winning singer-songwriter, is set to take over from...

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Melissa Etheridge To Star In 'American Idiot' Musical

19th January 2011

Melissa Etheridge is to play a man in 'American Idiot'.The 49-year-old singer is set to star in Green Day's stage musical as St. Jimmy - a role most famously played by the 'Basket Case' hitmakers'...

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Etheridge Stepping Into American Idiot

18th January 2011

MELISSA ETHERIDGE is set to step in for GREEN DAY's BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG while he takes a break from performing in his Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT next month (Feb11).Armstrong - who composed and co-authored the...

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Green Day Singer To Work On New Musical?

11th January 2011

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wants to write a new musical. The singer and guitarist with the 'Boulevard Of Broken Dreams' group worked with his bandmates - Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - extensively on...

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Armstrong Wants To Write Another Musical

11th January 2011

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG feels inspired to write his own musical after enjoying the success of the band's AMERICAN IDIOT show on Broadway.The singer is currently performing as a regular cast member in...

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Radiohead Score Best Album Of Last 25 Years

23rd December 2010

Radiohead's 'OK Computer' has been voted the best album of the last 25 years. The British indie group topped the list of the best 250 albums released between 1986 and 2011 - beating U2, Nirvana,...

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Green Day Preparing Live Album?

21st December 2010

Green Day are thought to be preparing a live album for release in March. The 'American Idiot' group have long been rumoured to be releasing a recording of their concerts, and have not only teased...

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Armstrong Joins Idiot For 50 More Shows

30th November 2010

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is returning to the Broadway stage - he will take part in 50 upcoming performances of his punk rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT.Armstrong will reprise the role of St. Jimmy...

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Green Day's Dirnt Is A Third-time Dad

30th November 2010

GREEN DAY bassist MIKE DIRNT has added another child to his brood - the rocker's wife gave birth to a little girl on Sunday (28Nov10).The musician already has a daughter, Estelle, from his first marriage...

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Serge Pizzorno Serenading Baby With New Tracks

26th October 2010

Serge Pizzorno has been serenading his baby with new Kasabian songs.The rocker has revealed his two-month-old son Ennio - his child with his partner Amy - is already showing an interest in music and loves...

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Florence And The Machine's Double Q Win

25th October 2010

Florence and the Machine was the big winner at this year's Q Awards, taking home two prizes today (25.10.10).Florence Welch was named Best Female and also got the gong for Best Track for her hit...

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Armstrong Makes Critics Sing With American Idiot Debut

30th September 2010

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG won over theatre critics with his debut in the band's AMERICAN IDIOT musical, after rocking out Broadway on Tuesday night (28Sep10).The singer has signed on to play St. Jimmy...

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Green Day Star To Join American Idiot Cast For One Week Only

27th September 2010

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is to make his Broadway debut as one of the lead characters in the musical he helped to create.The punk icon will portray St. Jimmy onstage in American Idiot...

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Gaga, Weller And Green Day Lead Q Awards Nominations

17th September 2010

LADY GAGA, PAUL WELLER and GREEN DAY are among the big acts who have been nominated for trophies at Britain's Q Awards next month (Oct10).The Poker Face hitmaker is up for best female artist, as...

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Armstrong To Discuss American Idiot Musical In Aftershow Talks

14th September 2010

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG is inviting New York theatregoers to join him in aftershow discussions this week (begs13Sep10) about his band's hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT.The singer is teaming up with show director Michael...

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The Things They Say 17847

2nd September 2010

"I’m running for Governor of California!" GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG jokes about joining the upcoming political race and taking on JERRY BROWN and MEG WHITMAN for his home state's top office during the...

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Goo Goo Dolls Release New Album

31st August 2010

GOO GOO DOLLS have released their new album 'Something For The Rest Of Us' today (August 31st 2010). The band have been working with TIM PALMER, producer of U2 and DAVID BOWIE, as well as...

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Emmys Fascinating Fact:

30th August 2010

JIMMY FALLON paid bizarre tributes to SIR ELTON JOHN, GREENDAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG and R&B group BOYZ II MEN during his hosting duties at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. The comedian dressed up as...

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Green Day & Slash To Make Meadowlands History

17th August 2010

GREEN DAY and SLASH will help American football team the New York Jets christen the new Meadowlands stadium next month (13Sep10) by performing at the home squad's big game against the Baltimore Ravens.Green Day will...

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Understudy Sues American Idiot Producers

17th August 2010

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Lady Gaga's Crowd Surf Concert

9th August 2010

Lady Gaga has delighted fans by diving into the crowd at a festival this weekend.The 'Alejandro' hitmaker - who was performing at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago - launched herself into the audience wearing see-through...

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Kerrang! Awards Nominations Revealed

23rd June 2010

Rock bands Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars are nominated for four prizes each at this year's Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards.The two nominees - who are voted for by the public - are to...

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Iyaz Inspired By Miley

17th June 2010

Iyaz has is inspired by Miley Cyrus.The 'Solo' singer has said that he enjoys listening to the `Hannah Montana' star's music and a whole host of other pop stars' songs. When questioned about his musical...

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Lady Gaga Spends $250,000 On Festival Stage

17th June 2010

Lady Gaga's Lollapalooza set cost $250,000.Organisers of the three-day Chicago music event were so desperate to keep the `Poker Face' hitmaker happy they shelled out $100,000 on a giant stage and an additional $150,000 on...

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Armstrong: 'I Suck At Green Day Rock Band'

3rd June 2010

GREEN DAY star BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG hopes fans and friends never challenge him to rock out on the group's new Rock Band videogame - because he's terrible at faking it.The punk star has had a...

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