Green Day

  1. Green Day's Mike Dirnt to Produce Indie Film 'Crickets'

    July 10, 2014 8:30 AM EDT Mike Dirnt is best known as the bassist of popular punk rock group Green Day, but now he's stepping into a new role: movie producer. Dirnt, along with Green Day's longtime manager Pat Magnarella, will produce “Crickets” from a script by ...

  2. Green Day, Chicago Blues, 'Sound City’ to Screen at SXSW

    January 31, 2013 3:01 PM EST SXSW will screen the world premieres of two films about Billie Joe Armstrong and Green Day as well as films about the racial mix in the 1960s Chicago blues world, Burning Man and the travels of Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz. In addit ...

  3. Clear Channel's John Sykes On Green Day at IHeartRadio: 'If a Set Goes Long, We Don't Care'

    September 24, 2012 11:23 AM EDT Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong tosses the neck of his guitar into the crowd following his expletive-filled rant at the end of the band's IHeartRadio set Friday night. (Photo: Getty Images) How did Clear Channel get No Doubt, Rihanna, T ...

  4. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Seeking Substance Abuse Treatment After iHeartRadio Meltdown

    September 23, 2012 6:06 PM EDT Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is headed to treatment for substance abuse. Sunday's announcement by the band's rep comes after the 40-year-old frontman had a meltdown onstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Frida ...

  5. Green Day Smashes Guitars, Storms Off Stage at IHeartRadio

    September 22, 2012 12:59 PM EDT Remains of the (Green) Day: Billie Joe Armstrong discards the neck of his guitar at iHeartRadio Music Festival (Getty Images) It seemed like things were running smoothly for the first night of the second annual IHeartRadio music festival in Las Ve ...

  6. How Green Day, Warner Bros., MAC, Nokia, AT&T Teamed Up for Social Campaign With Potential Audience of 144 Million

    September 18, 2012 12:17 PM EDT The Nokia-AT&T tab on Green Day's Facebook page that allowed fans to participate in the promotion. Green Day hit New York City's Irving Plaza to help Nokia and AT&T launch Nokia Music in the U.S. with a performance to a packed cr ...

  7. Green Day: How the Year's Most Ambitious Project Came Together

    July 11, 2012 6:45 PM EDT Two hundred fifty people packed into the Tiki Bar in the Orange County city of Costa Mesa, Calif., on Aug. 11, 2011, paying $20 a head the day before to see one of the world's biggest rock bands after an eight-month hiatus. That audience - al ...

  8. Exclusive: Green Day Documentaries To Coincide With New Album Trilogy

    July 09, 2012 8:33 PM EDT Two documentaries on Green Day are expected to complement the release of three albums between late September and the middle of January. Green Day Announces New Album Trilogy: First Disc Out In September Filmmakers Tim Lynch, a producer of "Gr ...

  9. Green Day Announces New Album Trilogy: First Disc Out In September

    April 11, 2012 8:08 PM EDT You thought recording a rock opera was epic? Try releasing a trilogy of albums in the span of four months! Green Day has announced the release of three -- yes, three -- new albums, titled "¡Uno!," "¡Dos!" and "¡Tré!," ...

  10. Lookout! Records Co-Founder Larry Livermore On Label's Shuttering

    January 19, 2012 9:30 AM EST Last week, Lookout! Records President Chris Appelgren announced on the label's website that the seminal Berkeley, Calif.-based punk rock label had completely closed shop. The label, which hasn't released any new material since 2005, will ...

  11. Lookout! Records, Former Label of Green Day, Rancid, Ted Leo, Calling It Quits

    January 17, 2012 4:39 PM EST Last week Lookout! Records President Chris Appelgren announced on the label's website that the seminal Berkeley, Calif.-based punk rock label had completely closed shop and will no longer keep their catalog in print or have it available on di ...

  12. Green Day Signs On as New Face of John Varvatos

    January 12, 2012 7:00 PM EST It wasn't long ago that Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was being booted from a Southwest flight for sagging pants and now, he's an official fashion model. The band has signed on to be the new face of John Varvatos' spring c ...

  13. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to Join 'American Idiot' for 50 Shows

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST Billie Joe Armstrong apparently liked his Broadway debut in "American Idiot" - he's signed on to return for 50 performances. Producers said Tuesday the Green Day frontman will reprise the role of St. Jimmy in the punk rock musical t ...

  14. Green Day Singer Joins Broadway's 'American Idiot'

    September 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is briefly joining the cast of "American Idiot," the Broadway musical he helped create based on the band's 2004 Grammy Award-winning album. The show's producers announced that Armstrong ...

  15. 'Memphis' Wins Best Musical Tony Award

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "Memphis," an interracial romance set against the backdrop of the 1950s rhythm 'n' blues explosion, has won the 2010 Tony Award for best musical. The show of soulful sounds and a parade of engaging characters beat out "Fel ...

  16. Green Day 'Rock Band' Game Arrives

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With a hit Broadway show and now their own edition of the "Rock Band" franchise, Green Day is establishing themselves as a punk rock brand. "I just like being diverse and trying new things as far as Green Day is concerned," say ...

  17. Artist Push Performance Rights Act During Grammy Week

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST In a move to highlight the fight to win payments for performers, musicians and master rights owners from terrestrial radio broadcasts of music, a group of artists signed a "Grammy Week" statement encouraging Congress to pass the Performa ...

  18. Green Day's 'American Idiot' Heads To Broadway

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST The musical stage show adaptation of Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise/Warner) is moving to Broadway in the spring. It will open at St James Theatre on April 20, with previews in March. Casting for the production has not yet bee ...

  19. Green Day Headed To No. 1 Debut On Billboard 200

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT All signs point to a new No. 1 album at the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week, as we await the arrival of Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown." The Reprise/Warner Bros. set will see an off-cycle release on Friday, May 15. (Mo ...

  20. Green Day's 'American Idiot' To Be Stage Musical

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's "American Idiot" is headed from disc to stage. Michael Mayer, the Tony Award-winning director of "Spring Awakening," is adapting the trio's 2004 concept album -- which sold 12 million copies worldwide and ...

  21. U2 Back In The Studio With Rick Rubin, Green Day

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U2 is working on material for its next studio album with producer Rick Rubin, according to the band's Web site. The group has been at work on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2004's "How To Dismantle U2 is working on material for it ...

  22. Living End Strike Deal For North America

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adeline Records has signed Australian rockers the Living End for North America. Through the deal, the Melbourne-based trio's "State Of Emergency" will be issued July 11 in the United States, and July Adeline Records has signed Austr ...

  23. Living End Strike Deal For North America

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adeline Records has signed Australian rockers the Living End for North America. Through the deal, the Melbourne-based trio's "State Of Emergency" will be issued July 11 in the United States, and July Adeline Records has signed Austr ...

  24. The Beat

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Green Day hopes 2006 brings the sounds of silence. One of the big winners at the Dec. 6 Billboard Music Awards, the band headed to Australia after the awards show for two concerts before officially pu Green Day hopes 2006 brings the sounds of sile ...

  25. Green Day Claims Euro Year-End Leadership

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'American Idiot' holds off 'Bedlam' in '05 chart. 'American Idiot' holds off 'Bedlam' in '05 chart. News ...

  26. Petty To Receive Century Award From Armstrong

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tom Petty will receive the Century Award from Green Day vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong at next week's 2005 Billboard Music Awards. As previously reported, the event will be held Tuesday (Dec. Tom Petty will receive the Century Award ...

  27. 'American Idiot' Collects Double IFPI Platinum Award

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's 2004 hit "American Idiot" (Reprise) marched on to double IFPI Platinum Europe status in March, according to certifications issued today (April 14) by the international trade body. Green Day's 2004 hit "American ...

  28. 'American Idiot' Collects Double IFPI Platinum Award

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Green Day's 2004 hit "American Idiot" (Reprise) marched on to double IFPI Platinum Europe status in March, according to certifications issued today (April 14) by the international trade body. Green Day's 2004 hit "American ...

  29. 'Idiot' Still Rules Europe

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Green Day's "American Idiot" (Reprise) holds on to No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums for a second week, fending off the Chemical Brothers' "Push the Button" (Virgin), which bows at No. 2. Green Day’s “American Idiot” ( ...

  30. Green Day Ready To Roll

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Green Day will embark on an extensive North American tour in support of its new Reprise album "American Idiot." New Found Glory and Sugarcult are also on the bill. Green Day will embark on an extensive North American tour in support of i ...

  31. Green Day

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The unveiling of Green Day's first studio album in four years shows new set "American Idiot" to be rambunctious and focused. The unveiling of Green Day's first studio album in four years shows new set "American Idiot" ...

  32. Green Day Manager Launches Own Imprint

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pat Magnarella, manager of the Goo Goo Dolls and Green Day, has started a label distributed through Universal Records. Pat Magnarella, manager of the Goo Goo Dolls and Green Day, has started a label distributed through Universal Records. The label ...