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

    December 12, 2016 5:18 AM EST 0 0 0 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 blaz ...

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

    December 08, 2016 9:11 AM EST 0 0 0 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 D ...

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

    December 07, 2016 4:13 PM EST 0 0 0 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 T ...

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

    November 07, 2016 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 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 perfor ...

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

    November 06, 2016 10:52 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    November 06, 2016 9:04 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    October 20, 2016 6:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 . ...

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

    October 11, 2016 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    October 09, 2016 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, t ...

  10. 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 0 0 0 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 a ...

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

    October 02, 2016 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 3 "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 declara ...

  12. 2016 Showdown: Battle of the Pop-Punk Veterans

    September 30, 2016 12:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Niel ...

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

    September 29, 2016 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Trum ...

  14. 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 0 0 0 ​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 a ...

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

    August 11, 2016 11:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 12t ...

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

    July 22, 2016 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    April 24, 2016 1:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 obvi ...

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

    January 27, 2016 4:37 AM EST 0 0 0 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 anno ...

  19. Billie Joe Armstrong's Son Jakob Joins the Family Business: Hear His Music

    October 01, 2015 3:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 16-year-old -- who records under the name Jakob Danger -- already has a record deal. For most people, taking over the family business means helping dad with his construction company or stepping up to the plate of your mother's CEO position. ...

  20. Billboard Cover: 5 Seconds of Summer Says 'People Our Age, We All Feel Like Shit About Ourselves'

    September 24, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Aug. 19, after a 10-day rest from an 80-plus-date stadium-headlining tour, 5 Seconds of Summer was playing to more than 20,000 in Auburn Hills, Mich., when guitarist-vocalist Michael Clifford started to mumble into the microphone. “I was fixing s ...

  21. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones Team for Rare Show in New York

    June 25, 2015 5:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and singer Norah Jones appeared in a rare concert together Wednesday night, playing songs they recorded for an album two years ago. The concert wasn't widely announced and the two performed for about 200 ...

  22. Sting Sets Out to Save 'The Last Ship'

    November 23, 2014 11:47 PM EST Sting is not letting The Last Ship sink without a fight. The former Police frontman, who composed the score for the Broadway musical set in his Northern English hometown, will join the cast as speculated, in a bid to lift the $15 million productio ...

  23. Coachella 2014: 6 Reasons Why Weekend 2 Rocked (And Was Different From Weekend 1)

    April 21, 2014 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Three years ago, when Coachella announced that it was going to put on two festivals on concurrent weekends with the same lineup, many fans hypothesized that the second weekend could never feel as "special" as the first: after all, any surp ...

  24. Blondie, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Cee Lo Green Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Feedback Party

    March 15, 2014 8:10 PM EDT 6 0 0 Rain apparently does not dampen the appetite for free food and music -- at least  not when it’s the offerings at Rachael Ray’s annual Feedback party and concert. The line snaked literally the entire block around Stubbs before the gates opened Saturd ...

  25. Rock Music Finds Winning Tough at GRAMMYs

    January 27, 2014 12:47 AM EST 1 0 0 At the end of Sunday night’s ceremony, host LL Cool J noted that “here at the Grammy Awards, we never stop rockin’.” But you could have fooled us. With a paucity of major category nominations (only Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive” for Record of the Ye ...

  26. The Music Biz Remembers Phil Everly

    January 04, 2014 5:31 PM EST The Everly Brothers' 20 Biggest Hot 100 Hits (With Spotify Music Streams) The Everly Brothers' 20 Biggest Hot 100 Hits The Everly Brothers' Phil Everly Dead at 74 There is perhaps no greater measure of the legendary Everly Brothers& ...

  27. Norah Jones And Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Prep Everly Brothers-Inspired Album

    October 23, 2013 4:45 PM EDT "Foreverly" puts a modern spin on the country folk standards from the Everly Brothers' "Songs Our Daddy Taught Us" On Nov. 25, Norah Jones and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will team up to release "Foreverly ...

  28. CBGB Film Festival Announces Lineup

    September 18, 2013 6:22 PM EDT This year’s CBGB Music & Film Festival will travel from the Bowery to Broadway with “CBGB” and “Broadway Idiot,” the documentary on Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and the making of the musical “American Idiot.” Taking place Oct. 8-13, abou ...

  29. Belinda Carlisle Ranks Her Top Hits (Q&A)

    May 07, 2013 9:05 AM EDT 1.001 k 58 1 0 The lead singer of the Go-Go's is back with her first solo single since 1997. She discusses the difference between her group and solo music, previews the future of the band and, in a Chart Beat exclusive, counts down her top 10 favorit ...

  30. Green Day and the Creative Process: Story of Two Films, 'Broadway Idiot' and '¡Cuatro!'

    March 17, 2013 10:15 AM EDT 6.252 k 167 4 0 The two films featuring Green Day that premiered at SXSW are rooted in the same concept: Chronicle the creative process. "¡Cuatro!," a 70-minute film that the band and their manager Pat Magnarella had a hand in producing, is elec ...

  31. Green Day's SXSW Debut a 'Punk Rock Extravaganza'

    March 16, 2013 9:33 AM EDT One of South By Southwest's most pervasive myths is that Green Day scored its major label deal there during the 90s. Not quite. SXSW 2013: Photo Highlights From Austin Snoop Lion Roars in Live Debut Sound City Players Make Noise Grohl Tal ...

  32. 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 ...

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  34. Green Day Drops 'Twilight - Breaking Dawn' Ballad: Watch the 'Forgotten' Video

    October 31, 2012 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first anthem for "Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" has officially arrived. Green Day debuted the video for "The Forgotten," the lead single off the film's forthcoming soundtrack, Tuesday on MTV. In the clip, footage of ...

  35. Green Day Scraps More Shows, Moves Up 'Tre!' Release

    October 29, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Band postpones 2013 tour of North America as Billie Joe Armstrong continues to fight substance abuse. Green Day has announced the cancellation of seven tour dates and the postponement of 21 more, following last month's announcement that frontma ...

  36. The Beat 10/10: Ke$ha's Memoir, Lady Gaga's Vomit Video, CMA Awards

    October 10, 2012 3:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to the Wednesday, Oct. 10 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In tod ...

  37. Green Day Cancel Voodoo Music Gig

    October 08, 2012 7:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Green Day have pulled out of the Voodoo Music Experience, the band announced on Monday. "Canceling shows is something we rarely do," Tré Cool said in a statement. "We never want to let our fans down, and we are grateful for all of you ...

  38. Green Day, No Doubt & Lupe Fiasco Headed for Big Billboard 200 Debuts

    September 29, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As we earlier reported on Wednesday (Sept. 26), Mumford & Sons ' "Babel" is on course for a record-setting week on the next Billboard 200 albums chart. The band's second release may sell around 600,000 copies by the end of th ...

  39. Green Day, No Doubt Headed for Big Album Debuts on Next Week's Billboard 200 Chart

    September 28, 2012 9:00 PM EDT As Billboard.biz reported on Sept. 26, Mumford & Sons' "Babel" is on course for a record-setting week on the next Billboard 200 albums chart. The band's second release may sell around 600,000 copies by the end of the tracki ...

  40. The Beat 9/25: Miley Cyrus Q&A, Green Day Tirade, Deadmau5

    The Beat 9/25: Miley Cyrus Q&A, Green Day Tirade, Deadmau5

    September 25, 2012 6:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/25: Green Day Tirade, This Weeks Albums, Miley Cyrus Album Update Waylon Jennings , Deadmau5 , Green Day , jonathan brooks , Babel , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , featuredVideo1 , No Doubt , Billie Joe Armstrong , Goin' Down Rockin' Vi ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Backbeat: No Doubt, Green Day, Clear Channel Execs Backstage At IHeartRadio Festival

    September 24, 2012 10:38 AM EDT Members of No Doubt pose with Billboard's Andrew Hampp and their Billboard cover from August 18. "It's sort of the Super Bowl of music," Clear Channel 's programming chief Tom Poleman told Billboard days before the officia ...

  43. Morning Fix: Lucian Grainge on UMG-EMI; Barclays Center Vs. MSG; PSY Tops YouTube; Pussy Riot at NYU

    September 24, 2012 7:38 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. UMG's CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE ON GIVING UP PARLOPHONE, THE 'PROPAGANDA WAR.' FOR REGULATORY APPROVAL: After a whirlwind Friday in which Universal Music finally r ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. iHeartRadio 2012: Bon Jovi's New Music, Gwen Gets Hit On + More Backstage Moments

    September 22, 2012 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 iHeartRadio Music Festival's first night was jam-packed with highlights , shared with 13,000 attendees at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel Friday night and potentially dozens of millions of listeners and viewers across various Clear Channel radi ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. Green Day Smashes Guitars, Storms Off Stage at iHeartRadio

    September 22, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 iHeartRadio 2012 : Photos & More ALL THE BEST LIVE & CANDID PICS • Day 1 Live Recap: No Doubt, Bon Jovi, Rihanna Rattle Las Vegas • Green Day Punks Crowd, Breaks Guitars It seemed like things were running smoothly for the first night of the ...

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