(WB)—Green Day will premiere the video for their new single, “21 Guns,” exclusively on MySpace Music on June 21st at midnight. The video was helmed by noted director Marc Webb, who has lensed clips for such artists as My Chemical Romance, Weezer, and All-American Rejects, and is making his feature film directorial debut in July with (500) Days of Summer. “21 Guns” is the second single from the band’s latest album 21st Century Breakdown, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, as well as on the Rock, Active Rock, and Alternative charts, fueled by the Alternative radio No. 1 single “Know Your Enemy.” 21st Century Breakdown, which Rolling Stone has called “a rock opera in which the rock always comes first,” also topped the charts in 24 countries including the UK, Canada, and Japan.
In other Green Day news, the band has been nominated for three 2009 Teen Choice Awards, which are voted on by teens aged 13 to 19 and honor the year’s biggest achievements in music, movies, television, and fashion. Green Day has been nominated in the following categories — Choice Music: Rock Group, Choice Music: Album, for 21st Century Breakdown, and Choice Music: Rock Track for “Know Your Enemy.”