In a recent BBC Radio 2 interview, Billie Joe Armstrong reveals that Green Day will be "taking a break" after completing their Australian tour dates. Guys, I beg you ... you can't go out on those last three albums.
The movie is Like Sunday, Like Rain; Armstrong will play boyfriend to Leighton Meester’s struggling musician character. It’s the fourth film from Frank Whaley, who previously made Joe The King, The Jimmy Show, and New York City Serenade.
Coming up on its 20th anniversary (where does time go?), Green Day performed their classic album, Dookie, in it's entirety last night at Brixton Academy. Lucky for us, someone recorded the whole thing which you can watch in the replies.
The Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will write new songs for Yale Repertory Theater’s production of “These Paper Bullets,” a rock ‘n’ roll updating of “Much Ado About Nothing” that will have its world premiere next March, the theater announced on Thursday.
Elano Pizzicarola of LA Weekly,makes the argument that Green Day never sold out, we (the fans) just all got old. Personally, I don't give a shit if a band sells out or whatever (that term stopped meaning anything to most of us years ago), as long as they're making music I like listening to. And well, it's no secret that I think the last three Green Day albums embarass the band's catalog.
They continued to flex their punk muscle even more recently. In 2009, they ripped though a live version of "American Idiot" on Good Day America before a Central Park audience. The band ignited a mosh pit and got the rollicking crowd to chant some of their profane lyrics. Green Day basically gave the...