BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong in Indie Film Trailer, “Like Sunday, Like Rain”

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is set to make his proper acting debut in an upcoming indie movie, ‘Like Sunday, Like Rain.’ Check out the trailer below. Armstrong will star alongside ‘Gossip Girl’’s Leighton Meester and ‘Will & Grace’’s Debra Messing. Meester takes on the lead role of Eleanor, who’s in a tumultuous relationship with Armstrong’s character, […]

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees: Who Made It and Who Didn’t

  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its 2015 class of honored musicians. Green Day; Bill Withers; Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble; Lou Reed; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band will all be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring. Those six […]

Green Day Included Among 2015 Nominees Up For Induction Into Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

Green Day are among the 2015 nominees up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it was announced today.  The 2015 inductees are chosen by a secret ballot of over 600 individual voters consisting of all past inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, musicians, historians, critics and members of the […]

Green Day Documentary BRroadway Idiot to Kick-Off CBGB Music & Film Festival

The CBGB Music & Film Festival has announced the 2013 official film lineup, which will feature over 60 feature films and shorts including world and US premieres mixed in with shorts, fan favorites and a wide selection of music driven movies. The fest will kick off with BROADWAY IDIOT (a documentary following Green Day’s Billie […]

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 […]

VH1 To Air Highlights From Green Day Documentary

Green Day announced they will premiere highlights from their documentary ¡Quatro!on November 28 on VH1. ¡Quatro! takes fans inside the world of Green Day, from the various spontaneous live performances in select cities across the U.S. to the chronicling of their creative process while conceptualizing and recording their current trilogy of albums: Green Day ¡Uno!, […]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Enters Treatment For Substance Abuse

Two days after his on-stage outburst at the iHeartRadio festival made headlines, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has announced he will undergo treatment for substance abuse. The band broke the news Sunday evening on their Facebook page,posting a message that read: “Billie Joe is seeking treatment for substance abuse. We would like everyone to […]

Billie Joe Armstrong Goes to Rehab

Green Day rocker Billie Joe Armstrong has checked into a treatment facility for substance abuse after trashing equipment and hurling abuse at promoters during what appeared to be a public meltdown at a Las Vegas festival. The rocker and his bandmates were performing at the iHeart Radio Music Festival on Saturday when Armstrong took offense […]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Will Rock Thursday’s VMAs Following Hospitalization

A spokesperson for Green Day confirmed exclusively to MTV News on Tuesday (September 4) night that the VMA veterans will be in Los Angeles for their rehearsal on Wednesday and that they are ready to plug in for the big show after a recent health scare for singer Billie Joe Armstrong. Despite Armstrong’s trip to […]

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 […]

Green Day Star Billie Joe Armstrong Set for Film Role in American Idiot

Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong is to reprise his role as St. Jimmy in the movie adaptation of hit musical American Idiot. Armstrong, who came up with the concept for theBroadway show which is full of his band’s music, took a lead role on two separate occasions earlier this year (11), and according to […]

Ticket Sales Fell Dramatically After Billie Joe Armstrong Departed American Idiot on Broadway

American Idiot, the Broadway show based off Green Day‘s 2004 album of the same name, will close, the producers announced in a statement Thursday. Ticket sales had plummeted when the band’s front man, Billie Joe Armstrong, departed earlier this month. Box office sales went from $1.3 million to $395,275 in the first week after he […]

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 To Release Live Album On March 22, 2011

Multi-platinum rock band Green Day will release a brand-new live album, entitled Awesome As Fuck, on March 22nd, 2011, on Reprise Records. The set, which includes a CD plus bonus DVD, features explosive performances captured during the band’s 2009-2010 World Tour in support of their Grammy®Award-winning album 21st Century Breakdown. Watch a trailer introducing Awesome As Fuck here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2bPnI-jwGg.   Green Day recorded […]

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), […]

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 ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR DATES

Reprise Records’ multi-platinum rock band Green Day will hit the road with support from AFI in August for a series of North American tour dates produced by Live Nation. This is the second leg of the band’s critically acclaimed U.S. tour in support of their current gold-certified album 21st Century Breakdown, which won a 2010 Grammy […]

2010 Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Images:Anne Raso and Courtesy of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame 2010 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION PRESS ROOM REPORT! The R&R Hall Of Fame press room is always full of surprises from how great (or bad) an artist looks to  dumb questions from quite a few interviewers. The Mac Wire was […]