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2016

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Green Day Call 'Censorship' Over High School 'Idiot' Closing

January 26, 2016

Billie Joe Armstrong penned a powerful response to a Connecticut high school's decision to call off a production of the musical American Idiot, based off the Green Day album of the same name. Armstrong challenged the cancellation, arguing that the...

2015

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Hear Green Day's Festive Punk Anthem 'Xmas Time of the Year'

December 24, 2015

"Happy Holidays from Green Day," the band's official Twitter rang out to its 4 million followers on the day before Christmas. "Listen to a brand new song now!" Green Day then linked to "Xmas Time of the Year," a festive punk anthem in the spirit...

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Hear Billie Joe Armstrong's Teenage Son's Angsty Solo Songs

October 1, 2015

Billie Joe Armstrong's youngest son, Jakob Danger, is the latest member of the Armstrong family to join the music business. The sixteen-year-old has recently signed to Burger Records as a solo artist. Danger has previewed his music on his YouTube...

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Green Day Prep Lost 'American Idiot' Doc

September 15, 2015

UPDATE: Green Day's Heart Like a Hand Grenade will get a theatrical release beginning October 15th before heading to Vimeo On Demand October 16th. A full list of participating theaters are available on the film's official site. Green Day will...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Hall of Fame, New Green Day LP

April 30, 2015

Green Day were midway through a year of downtime when they learned they'd been selected to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The group could have easily showed up, played a few hits and called it a day, but it was...

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15 Best Moments at the Hall of Fame 2015 Induction

April 19, 2015

Billie Joe Armstrong stared at the crowd assembled for the 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and marveled out loud that it was like his childhood record collection come to life. When stars from so many generations and genres collide,...

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Watch Green Day Pummel Rock Hall With Ecstatic Induction Set

April 19, 2015

In 2002, Green Day attended their first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction festivities as musical fill-ins for the Ramones, performing three of their songs in honor of the seminal New York punk band's induction. On Saturday night, the multi-platinum...

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Green Day Thank Vans, Fans at Hall of Fame: Read the Speech

April 18, 2015

UPDATE: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has issued a note to fans following the group's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is more than an award," wrote Armstrong. "It's the privilege to play music, write songs and follow this psychotic...

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Time of Their Lives: Green Day's 22 Biggest Days

April 17, 2015

It's been a long and twisted road, but somehow the three snotty punks in Green Day – singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool – have made it from the cramped stage at Berkeley's 924...

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Billie Joe Armstrong's Son Jakob Danger on His New EP

October 9, 2015

Jakob Danger Armstrong, the 17-year-old son of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and brother of SWMRS' Joey Armstrong, recently paved his own pop-punk path when a few songs he posted on SoundCloud and YouTube made the rounds online, earning...

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Watch Trailer for Green Day's New 'American Idiot' Doc

September 21, 2015

Next month, Green Day finally unveil Heart Like a Hand Grenade, a long-awaited doc on the making of 2004's American Idiot. Directed in DIY fashion by punk-minded filmmaker John Roecker, the movie was shot in the studio during the creation of the...

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See Green Day's Manic, Surprise Return to 924 Gilman

May 18, 2015

Green Day returned to 924 Gilman Street, one of the Bay Area punk venues where they played in their salad days, for a special benefit concert on Sunday. They played the secret show to help raise money for victims of a building fire in Oakland, California...

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Fall Out Boy on Why 'Green Day Represents All of Us'

April 20, 2015

Fall Out Boy played an afternoon show on Saturday in D.C., but they weren't going to miss inducting Green Day into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that night in Cleveland. Backstage, they talked about what the punk trio means to them. What...

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Ringo Inducted, Green Day Shine at Rock Hall

April 19, 2015

"It's like my record collection is actually sitting in this room," Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong said midway through his acceptance speech at the 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "The fact that I heard Patti Smith's Horses...

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Read Fall Out Boy's Loving Green Day Induction In Rock Hall

April 18, 2015

Fall Out Boy have never been shy about acknowledging their debt to Green Day, whether covering "Basket Case" during their 2007 tour, or citing the band as a major influence on both their initial formation and their subsequent desire to expand beyond...

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Green Day Return With Raucous Cleveland Show

April 17, 2015

"I feel like we've been through puberty together," said Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong toward the close of the band's joyous, marathon show at Cleveland's House of Blues last night. It was their first U.S. show in two years and much of the adoring...

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Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder Lead Hall of Fame Speakers

March 18, 2015

UPDATE 2: Legendary psychedelic art painter Peter Max has designed the official poster and program cover for the upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. Check out the front and back images below. The art is available for purchase at the...

2014

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Green Day, Lou Reed Chosen for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

December 16, 2014

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all join the...

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Green Day Guitarist Jason White Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

December 6, 2014

Green Day's longtime touring guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, the band revealed in a statement Friday. Thankfully, doctors have determined that the form of cancer is treatable, and White is expected to "make a full and speedy...

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Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Future

December 16, 2014

Only a handful of bands get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the first year they're eligible these days. When Billie Joe Armstrong learned that Green Day were one of them, he could barely process the news. "I had to go for a walk," he says....

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