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Green Day Announces New Single Here Comes The Shock

Green Day have announced their new single, 'Here Comes The Shock’.The punk rock legends - comprising Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - will premiere their first new music since their 2020 album...

Billie Joe Armstrong Teases New Green Day Music

Billie Joe Armstrong has admitted Green Day have "a lot of options" with releasing new music.The 'American Idiot' hitmaker - who has been dropping regular 'No Fun Mondays' cover songs throughout the coronavirus pandemic and...

Green Day Never Argue

Green Day don't argue anymore because because they've been together as a band for so many years.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers - comprising Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool - find ''commonality'' in music...

Green Day, Fall Out Boy And Weezer Postpone European Dates

Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer have put some of their 'Hella Mega Tour' gigs on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The rockers have been forced to postpone a number of European shows...

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez And More Added To Lady Gaga's Virtual Benefit Concert

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith and more have been added to Lady Gaga's star-studded virtual 'One World: Together at Home' concert.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker has teamed up with Global Citizen and the World...

Billie Joe Armstrong Pens Six Songs In Isolation

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has written six songs during self-isolation.The US rocker is using his time at home during the coronavirus pandemic to get ahead with the band's next project, and the 'Boulevard of...

Lady Gaga Announced Star-studded Virtual Concert

Lady Gaga is to lead a huge virtual concert to honour medical workers during the coronavirus pandemic.The 'Born this Way' hitmaker has teamed up with Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the...

Green Day Drop Surprise Ep Otis Big Guitar Mix

Green Day have surprise-released new EP, 'Otis Big Guitar Mix'.Billie Joe Armstrong and co gave fans a treat overnight by dropping three remixes of 'Lazy Bones', 'Wild One' and 'Oh Love' from their 2012 LP,...

Billie Joe Armstrong Debuts First Ep With New Band The Longshot

Billie Joe Armstrong has launched a brand new side project called The Longshot, and with it comes their debut EP 'Love Is for Losers'. It's not unfamiliar territory for the Green Day singer, and little...

Green Day To Release Greatest Hits Album

Green Day are set to release a greatest hits album.The rock trio last released a 'best of' record in 2002 when 'International Superhits' hit the shelves, and as they've released a further six studio albums...

Green Day Score Third UK Number One Album With 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day are at the top of this week’s UK album chart with their twelfth studio album Revolution Radio. It’s the third time the band have hit the top spot in the UK and it...

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Movie Gets Green Light From Hbo

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Green Day’s American Idiot album has been given a green light from network HBO.The news was confirmed by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who told the NME that things were finally...

Green Day To Release Documentary

Green Day is set to release a documentary. The rock band - consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Jason White and Tre Cool - has created a behind-the-scenes look at the making of its...

Green Day Break Ban For Secret Show At Punk Venue

The venue owners accused the band of selling out and made it clear Billie Joe Armstrong and his bandmates were no longer welcome. Green Day played a benefit there in 2001 but...

John Lydon: Green Day Are A Two-bob Band

John Lydon has blasted Green Day branding them an insignificant ''two-bob'' band. The 'God Save The Queen' hitmaker has lashed out at the American pop-rock group and has accused them of watering down the rock...

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong's New Musical Set To Make Off-broadway Appearance

Billie Joe Armstrong's latest musical is set to appear off Broadway. The 43-year-old Green Day frontman penned These Paper Bullets! last year and it debuted at the Yale Repertory Theatre. These Paper Bullets! will be...

Green Day Star Helps Couple Retrieve Stolen Pitbull

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has helped track down a couple's stolen dog with the help of his Instagram.com followers.The American Idiot star urged his 436,000 followers to help David Baker and Cassandra Niki...

Green Day One Of Six Artists To Be Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Esteemed musical institution the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2015. The six musical acts to be inducted are: Green Day; Bill Withers; Joan Jett & The Blackhearts; Stevie Ray...

Green Day To Be Inducted Into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day, Ringo Starr and Lou Reed are among the artists who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.The 'Basket Case' hitmakers will be enshrined at the 30th annual...

Green Day Guitarist Has Cancer

Green Day's Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.The 'Basket Case' rockers have asked fans to send ''love and positive healing vibes'' to the guitarist - who joined the band full-time in 2012 -...

Avicii Announces Album Guests

Avicii will be joined by Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi and a string of other stars on his new album.The 'Hey Brother' star - whose real name is Tim Bergling- has also...

Avicii Recruits Big Names For New Album Collaborations

Swedish dance music superstar Avicii has recruited Chris Martin, Billie Joe Armstrong and Jon Bon Jovi, among other big names for his next album.The follow-up to last year's (13) True will also feature a duet...

Mike Dirnt Producing Independent Film

Rocker Mike Dirnt is following his Green Day bandmate Billie Joe Armstrong into the movie industry by signing up to produce a new independent film.The bassist has teamed up with the American Idiot hitmakers' manager...

Billie Joe Armstrong Plays Intimate Show With Son Ahead Of Father's Day

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong joined forces with his son Joey for an intimate gig in his native Oakland, California on Wednesday (11Jun14).Father and son were joined by Jason White, a touring member of...

Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up To Revamp Everly Brothers Album

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones have teamed up to record an album of duets, inspired by the music of The Everly Brothers.Both big fans of rock 'n' roll siblings Don and...

Eminem Headlines Second Day At Reading Festival

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...

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

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...

Green Day Make Live Return

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...

Green Day Watching Out For Idiots On Tour

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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