AMERICAN IDIOT

Rockers Green Day Take Hiatus

Shop Amazon – Animated Gift Cards for the Holidays Rockers Green Day have announced plans to take a break following their upcoming tour of Australia. The American Idiot hitmakers will be touring Down Under in February and March next year (14), but will subsequently take a hiatus to focus on other projects. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong tells […]

Green Day’s Broadway American Idiot Now A Musical Documentary

Broadway Idiot, a documentary about a play based on an album, is set to screen in select theaters this fall. Green Day’s American Idiot, the album, was first released in 2004, then later adapted into a musical by the same time, which premiered in 2009 and opened on Broadway in 2010, before hitting the road […]

Good News Dept: Green Day To Release Three Albums Over The Next Eight Months

Green Day put their humble beginnings to bed with the release of two epic concept albums that solidified themselves as one of the most essential contemporary American rock bands. But now, even the sprawl of American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown is too confining for the boys from Berkeley, as they have announced that they […]

Good News of The Day: Green Day Working On New Album

Green Day has announced that the band is working on its upcoming ninth album. The news was revealed by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who posted a Tweet on Valentine’s Day: “Happy Valentine’s Day! Officially started recording the new record today. It’s F*** TIME!!!!” It is not clear whether F*** Time is the name of the […]

Original Broadway Cast Recording of American Idiot Wins 2011 Grammy Award

Reprise Records congratulates Green Day and Billie Joe Armstrong for winning a 2011 Grammy Award for “Best Musical Show Album” for American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording. Released in April, the official album features the 24-member cast of the smash-hit musical accompanied by Green Day, marking another incredible collaboration between the band and the musical.  This is the fifth […]

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong to Return to Broadway’s American Idiots!

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is returning to the Broadway stage – he will take part in 50 upcoming performances of his punk rock musical American Idiot. Armstrong will reprise the role of St. Jimmy in the show inspired by Green Day’s songs after original castmember Tony Vincent bows out on 30 December (10), […]

Green Day To Release Nimrod: Wake-Up Video

Green Day are one of the biggest rock bands in the world. They have their own musical on Broadway, their own version of “Rock Band” and scores of albums sold and awards on their shelves. But one of the most remarkable aspects about Green Day’s long career is that they have had two comebacks. It’s […]

Billie Joe Armstrong Makes Broadway Debut in American Idiot

Last night, September 28, Green Day frontman and the musical’s composer/ co-author Billie Joe Armstrong made his Broadway debut as “St. Jimmy” at the St. James Theatre in AMERICAN IDIOT. Armstrong will perform through Sunday, October 3, 2010. Immediately following this engagement, Mr. Armstrong will join Green Day in Caracas, Venezuela on October 8, 2010 […]

Green Day’s Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong To Make His Broadway Debut

The producers of the critically acclaimed AMERICAN IDIOT  announced today that Green Day frontman and the musical’s composer/ co-author Billie Joe Armstrong will make his Broadway debut as “St. Jimmy” Tuesday, September 28 through Sunday, October 3, 2010  at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street.  Immediately following this engagement, Mr. Armstrong will join Green Day in Caracas, Venezuela on October […]

Green Day’s American Idiot Tops Broadway Box Office

Green Day can add another notch to their studded belts: the Berkeley, California-bred pop-punk trio are now officially Broadway kings. According to Variety, the group’s “American Idiot” musical had a solid debut near the top of the Great White Way money chart last week, with sales dramatically up thanks to mostly positive reviews. After opening last Tuesday, the […]

Green Day Surprise Broadway Theatre-Goers With Impromptu Set

GREEN DAY stunned audience members at a performance of their Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT – by jumping on the stage at the end of the show for an impromptu gig. The production, which is based around the group’s 2004 album of the sam e name, opened in New York on Tuesday night (20Apr10). And ticket-holders […]

Green Day To Release The Original Broadway Cast Recording of American idiot

Reprise Records will release The Original Broadway Cast Recording of American Idiot on April 20, 2010, the same day the show will open at the St. James Theatre in New York City. The official album features the 24-member cast accompanied by Green Day, marking another incredible collaboration between the band and the musical.  Based on Green Day’s chart-topping 2004 album American […]

MTV and Green Day Pull Back The Curtain On New Broadway Musical American Idiot

MTV and Green Day take on Broadway with an unprecedented partnership to celebrate the new musicalAmerican Idiot, which opens on Tuesday, April 20.  The deal will put the multi-platinum selling and Grammy® Award winning band – credited for putting punk rock back on the map – and their thrilling new Broadway show, directed by Tony winner Michael […]

New Green Day Summer Tour

Green Day will hit the road once again to tour behind their 21st Century Breakdown album. The tour will kick off August 3 in Camden, New Jersey, and wrap up September 2 in Chula Vista, California. AFI is set to open all 14 dates for the pop-punk trio. Tickets go on sale Friday through Live Nation. Rolling Stone has speculated […]

ON TOUR: Green Day Is Back!

Text (c) M.A.Cassata (Images): Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records/Renee Harrison Oh happy day! Green Day has announced their first US tour in three years which is in support of their long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth studio album 21st Century Breakdown. Singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tre Cool had been working on […]