Chris Payne

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Chris Payne is a staff writer at Billboard.

Green Day

Green Day Rocks Deep Cuts at Intimate New York Concert

Green Day headed to New York City the same weekend it released its new studio album, "Revolution Radio." At Webster Hall, Billie Joe Armstrong and company played new songs and plenty of oldies and deep cuts from "Dookie," "American Idiot" and beyond.
Green Day in 1994

Green Day's Top 10 Greatest Songs: Critic's Picks

Green Day’s 12th studio album 'Revolution Radio' is out today (Oct. 7). Across 'Dookie,' 'American Idiot' and the rest of their catalog, we give you our picks for the ten best songs from the legendary punk trio.
Coldplay perform during the "A Head Full of Dreams" tour

Coldplay Announces 2017 North American Tour Dates

Coldplay would like you to mark your calendar early. On Friday (Oct. 7) Chris Martin and company announced a bunch of U.S. and Canadian dates for its ongoing Head Full of Dreams Tour, including some for October… 2017.