1. Billie Joe & Tim Armstrong Form Punk Supergroup The Armstrongs

    July 14, 2017 4:16 PM EDT Armstrongs Tim and Billie Joe, ’90s punk icons both, have a new band together. They’re called The Armstrongs, of course. The  Green Day  and  Rancid / Operation Ivy  frontmen -- no relation, by the way -- are joined by Billie Joe’s son Joey and Tim’s nephew Rey. They just released a beery,…

  2. Green Day Issues Statement About Mad Cool Festival Death

    July 09, 2017 2:05 PM EDT An acrobat died in a tragic accident just before Green Day ’s headlining set at Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival on Friday (July 7). After facing criticism for continuing with its performance in the aftermath of the tragedy, the band has issued an official statement on their website, addressing the…

  3. Green Day Dedicate 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams' to Ghost Ship Victims During Oakland Show: Watch

    December 12, 2016 5:18 AM EST Green Day  shared a musical tribute to victims of the Oakland warehouse fire while the punk-rockers played the city’s Oracle Arena.  The Hall of Famers dedicated "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" to those who lost their lives in the Dec. 2 blaze which gutted the Ghost Ship, a converted…

  4. One Month After the Election, How Is Pop Dealing With Politics?

    December 08, 2016 9:11 AM EST The presidential election's shocking conclusion has passed -- are artists looking ahead with fresh eyes? Moby empathizes with musicians who are disinclined to speak out about politics -- he's single and doesn't have to worry about a Dixie Chicks -style backlash crushing his…

  5. Billie Joe Armstrong & Patti Smith Address Victims of Oakland Fire; Investigators Zero In on Possible Cause

    December 07, 2016 4:13 PM EST The devastating fire that killed 36 at the Ghost Ship warehouse space in Oakland, California, on Friday took place in the kind of urban squat that East Bay resident Billie Joe Armstrong knows all too well. The Green Day singer took to Instagram on Tuesday to recall his days living in similar…

  6. Billie Joe Armstrong Walks a Lonely Road in Green Day's New 'Still Breathing' Video

    November 07, 2016 11:40 AM EST Green Day got the ol’ superstar treatment at last night’s MTV EMAs , delivering two live performances and taking home Global Icon honors. The Rotterdam show was half lifetime achievement award, half present day observance, as Green Day got to perform its Revolution Radio single “Bang Bang”…

  7. Here Are the Best and Worst Moments at the 2016 MTV EMAs

    November 06, 2016 10:52 PM EST The 2016 MTV EMAs are in the books. The Weeknd , Bruno Mars and a host of other Hot 100 regulars made sure the European edition of the perennially star-studded award show hit just as hard overseas as it did in America just three months earlier.  The EMAs are a different beast from the VMAs,…

  8. Watch Green Day Rock Out 'Bang Bang' at the 2016 MTV EMAs

    November 06, 2016 9:04 PM EST Green Day didn’t win the Best Live EMA, but the California band was still ready to bring its live show to the EMA audience. Billie Joe Armstrong and friends rocked out “Bang Bang,” brining their latest lead single to life and proving that rock music isn’t gone from the award show scene just…

  9. Green Day Rocks Tiny L.A. Show, Down to Play Desert Trip in 30 Years

    October 20, 2016 6:36 PM EDT Near the end of their interview at KROQ’s Red Bull Sound Space on Wednesday afternoon, KROQ’s Ted Stryker asked Green Day if in 30 years they’d want to play Desert Trip with the Foo Fighters , Queens of the Stone Age  and the Red Hot Chili Peppers . Billie Joe Armstrong said, “Sure,” adding…

  10. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Can't Handle Meeting Joan Jett in 'Ordinary World' Trailer

    October 11, 2016 10:45 AM EDT Billboard recently recounted Billie Joe Armstrong’s greatest acting gigs , and we might have one more scene to add to the list -- or at least to a list of the most awkward. And by awkward, we mean awkwardly good.  The Green Day frontman is starring in Ordinary World , a film about a middle…

  11. Green Day Rocks Deep Cuts at Intimate New York Concert

    October 09, 2016 5:15 PM EDT Green Day headed to New York City the same weekend it released its new studio album, Revolution Radio . But the band didn’t play MetLife Stadium or Madison Square Garden; following the disappointing reception of 2012’s ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré! trilogy, the veteran rockers embraced a back-to-basics…

  12. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on 'American Idiot' Film: 'We've Got a Green Light From HBO'

    October 06, 2016 11:55 AM EDT Green Day ’s new album Revolution Radio drops tomorrow (Oct. 7) and soon, we could be getting the film adaptation of their 2004 concept album American Idiot . Speaking to NME , frontman Billie Joe Armstrong revealed the project is already underway and that he’s slated to play the part of St.…

  13. Billie Joe Armstrong 'Glad to Be Alive' at Green Day's Boston Club Show

    October 02, 2016 3:58 PM EDT "I'm just happy to be alive!" proclaimed Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong on Oct. 1 at Boston's House of Blues, where the pop-punk band ripped through a blistering, hits-packed 27-song set for the sold-out crowd. The declaration, a nod to his sobriety, came five songs…

  14. 2016 Showdown: Battle of the Pop-Punk Veterans

    September 30, 2016 12:34 PM EDT With a slew of Gen-X acts releasing albums this fall, experts weigh their punk (and pop) credentials to determine who has the best chance at a second run. Green Day Formed: 1988, Berkeley, Calif. Album sales to date:  26.9 million, according to Nielsen Music Pop peak: Dookie may have vaulted…

  15. Green Day Slams Donald Trump, Swaps 'Trump Towers' Into 'Holiday' Lyrics at New Jersey Show: Watch

    September 29, 2016 4:05 PM EDT The "representative from California" had the floor at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey Wednesday night (Sept. 28), as Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong delivered a scathing indictment of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Armstrong paused in the middle of a…

  16. Norah Jones Gets Candid About Married Life & Making Her New Album: 'The Goal Was to Do Everything Live'

    September 29, 2016 10:10 AM EDT ​No sleep in Brooklyn...but not for the reasons you’d think. “The days of staying up until 4 a.m. are gone,” says Jones, now with two kids, a new album and Trump anxiety. "I've had a lot of late nights with me and my husband just dancing and cooking,” says Norah Jones . It’s the end…

  17. Green Day Announces 'Revolution Radio' Release Date, Drops New Gun Violence Protest Song 'Bang Bang'

    August 11, 2016 11:11 AM EDT Green Day has a history of with fiery lead singles. “American Idiot,” “Know Your Enemy” and “Oh Love” have all kicked off album cycles in no-nonsense fashion, but none’s gone harder than their latest. The veteran punk band unveiled plans for its 12th studio album, Revolution Radio , on…

  18. Comic-Con: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Narrate Story of 'Hamilton' on 'Drunk History'

    July 22, 2016 10:15 AM EDT Hamilton  is invading Comedy Central's  Drunk History. Creator Derek Waters revealed Thursday during the show's Comic-Con panel that Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to narrate the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr during season four. Set to return Sept. 27…

  19. Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks With Joan Jett After 'Geezer' Premiere at Tribeca Film Fest

    April 24, 2016 1:59 PM EDT In the new film Geezer , which premiered Saturday night (April 23) at the Tribeca Film Festival, Green Day leader Billie Joe Armstrong plays a 40-year-old former punk rocker with a wife, two kids and loads of regrets. It’s a character Armstrong obviously gets, but in real life, he’s anything…

  20. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Warns of Censorship After School Drops 'American Idiot'

    January 27, 2016 4:37 AM EST A decision by officials at a Connecticut high school to drop a student production of the Green Day rock opera American Idiot  drew an online rebuke from the band's frontman. Enfield High School's drama club posted fliers at the school announcing auditions. Is New Green Day Music…

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