Album: Warning Year: 2000 Once the mega-ballad “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” confirmed to Billie Joe Armstrong that he didn’t have to play by the loud fast rules anymore, Green Day followed it up with the Warning album, which featured...Show More Summary
It’s been almost four years since legendary punk trio Green Day put out a studio album. With the band dealing with personal issues, and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year, rumors had been circulating that Green Day would finally release a new studio album last year. Show More Summary
Selma Blair looks sleek in a black cutout dress while attending the premiere of her new film Geezer held during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on Saturday (April 23) in New York City. The 43-year-old actress was joined on the carpet by her co-star Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day. Also in [...]
On Saturday, Joan Jett clearly didn’t care if she had “a bad reputation” when she joined Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong on stage at Spring Studios in New York City. According to Billboard, Jett, best known for the hit “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” joined Armstrong, along with Green Day drummer Tre Cool... Show More Summary
Speculation has been rife since January that Green Day are back in the studio working on their first album in four years. Marking the start of 2016, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shared a snap of himself in a recording studio and teased...Show More Summary
An eclectic collection of features will make their world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, including movies in which Kevin Spacey stars as Richard Nixon, Eddie Murphy plays a skilled cook and Billie Joe Armstrong is cast as a former punk singer. Also, Katie Holmes will make her...
A punk comedy starring Green Day's frontman, docs on everything from Ghostbusters superfans to Scientology to soccer star Pelé, and an adaptation of a Dave Eggers' book starring Tom Hanks highlight the remainder of the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival's lineup. Lee Kirk's comedy Geezer stars Green Day singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong...
This year's TFF late includes a documentary about David Byrne's 'Contemporary Color,' comedy 'Elvis and Nixon,' Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong in 'Geezer,' and lots more. Continue reading…
Back in 1994, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong took his own real-life panic disorder and used it as the fuel for an iconic song called “Basket Case” from the pop punk trio’s career-making, if tragically named, Dookie album. Though the...Show More Summary
Welcome to a new kind of tension. Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong has spoken out about censorship after Enfield High School in Connecticut said it will no longer put on an adaptation of the Broadway hit "American Idiot." BasedShow More Summary
Billie Joe Armstrong penned a powerful response to a Connecticut high school's decision to call off a production of the musical American Idiot, based off the Green Day album of the same name. Armstrong challenged the cancellation, arguing that the high school's choice to not host the production is an...
The Green Day singer-guitarist wrote that it would be "a shame" if the high school production was shut down over worries over the show's content.
Green Day wants to be able to say welcome to paradise to people beyond my generation. That's why sweet children Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt are waving good riddance to wasteful coffee containers in favor of compostable ones, Modern Farmer reports. “I’ve been drinking coffee all these years, I...
Watch out, Stumptown. It's been a long time coming, but Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt are ready to give their fans what they've always wanted: a new coffee roaster called Oakland Coffee Works. At last, you are no doubt thinking. So, what sets their coffee apart? The packaging, mostly. Show More Summary
Written by Rolin Jones and with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, this Atlantic Theater Company production updates “Much Ado About Nothing” to London in the ’60s.
What happens when William Shakespeare gets updated to swinging 1960s London, with era-appropriate songs by Billie Joe Armstrong? It's the effervescent new play, These Paper Bullets!, Rolin Jones' adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing starring Justin Kirk and Nicole Parker as squabbling lovers. [ more › ]
Blair Gilley always dreamed of being a rock star. From the first time he picked up a guitar at age eleven, he fantasized about performing in stadiums filled with screaming fans, like his idols Billie Joe Armstrong and Nikki Sixx. After...Show More Summary
In 1990 Mickey Estes shot an entire concert video of a very young Green Day playing live at Pinole Valley High School in Pinole, California (located in the East Bay). Both lead singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt went to school there. Shortly after changing their name from Sweet Children to […]
This 17 year old loves The Strokes and Beach Fossils way more than dear ol' dad's music. We called him after school for a chat.
Jakob Danger Armstrong, the 17-year-old son of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and brother of SWMRS' Joey Armstrong, recently paved his own pop-punk path when a few songs he posted on SoundCloud and YouTube made the rounds online, earning him a deal with Burger Records. The singer-songwriter and his band, performing under the name...