The Dutch dance producer Avicii exists near the top of the EDM pyramid; he’s popular enough that he can play arenas and have things like this happen. But he’s also trying to figure out ways to reach outside the whole Electric Daisy Carnival scene. He’s had his biggest crossover success with “Wake Me Up,” a [...]
Can you imagine what a "Chop Suey" meets "Levels" track would sound like?
"WHY DON'T you wash that platinum outta your hair?" That was Kirk Douglas snarling at the underrated, always spectacular Jan Sterling in Billy Wilder's way-ahead-of-its-time movie Ace in The Hole. This tells the grim saga of a man trapped in a mine, in a small town. Show More Summary
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Earlier this week, Metallica did a sublimely weird four-song acoustic set 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert, and last night, the band’s frontman did another unplugged performance for charity, this time at the Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit. Papa Het played four songs, two Metallica ballads (“Nothing Else Matters” and “Until It Sleeps”), the Beatles classic “A [...]
Last month, during the second Coachella weekend, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined the reunited Replacements onstage. This past weekend, at Atlanta’s Shaky Knees festival, it happened again. So: Is this going to be a regular thing now? Is Armstrong our new Bob Stinson? Because, if so, that’s pretty weird. Watch video of Armstrong [...]
Coachella’s second weekend may as well not exist because there’s no livestream to prove it’s all real but the bands are still in the California desert doing everything all over again. There probably won’t be as many celebrity guest appearances this weekend, but we’ve already kicked off the weekend with a new one. Green Day’s [...]
Westerberg spent much of the performance sitting on a couch. No, really.
Kurt Cobain changed Win Butler's world. Billie Joe Armstrong thought the Nirvana frontman was his generation's John Lennon and Paul McCartney. And Beck thinks he owes a debt of gratitude to the singer-guitarist for opening the world's...Show More Summary
When we first heard about Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones’s collaboration, it seemed a bit odd, if not stuck… Read More
The collaboration album Foreverly, between Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and jazz-pop artist Norah Jones, was a strange and yet endearing release that arrived at the end of last year. The two singers created their version of the Everly Brothers’ album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us; when we talked with the duo about the [...]
Billie Joe Armstrong was a young boy that had big plans. Now, he’s just a dirty, 42-year-old man. Somehow, the lead singer of Green Day, the band that taught you the basics of punk, turned 42 years old this week. Next you’ll tell me punks are having heart attacks on stage…oh, wait. Show More Summary
Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Atlanta Music Guide has you covered! Recently, Green Day front man and Grammy Award winning artist Billie Joe Armstrong and Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones team up for “foreverly”, an unforgettable collection inspired by “Songs Our Daddy Taught Us”, an album of traditional Americana […]
Miranda Lambert and Billy Joe Armstrong teamed up on last night's Grammy Awards to honor the late Phil Everly. Watch here! Miranda Lambert & Billy Joe Armstrong – 2014 Grammy Awards – When I Will Be Loved – Video first appeared on Rickey.org The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Miranda Lambert dons a beautiful black dress while performing classic 1960s hit song “When I Will Be Loved” at the 2014 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (January 26) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old country singer was joined on the stage by Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong, who showed off his guitar [...]
Looks like we're still gonna need to hold onto those tissues after Madonna and Macklemore's performance. The Grammys took a quick break from all of the performances and trophies to look back at some of the musicians we've lost over the past year including Cory Monteith, Phil Everly, and Lou Reed. Afterwards, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong [...]
It’s official: Madonna will indeed perform at this year’s Grammy Awards. Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong and country star Miranda Lambert are also confirmed for a Phil Everly tribute. Initially, a source said that Madonna will lend guest vocals to a performance by a nominee, according to Los Angeles Times. So when the pop icon... More »
The 2014 Grammys are officially the concert event of the CENTURY! The show to end all shows just added performances by Miranda Lambert, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Oh, and did we mention Madonna?! Her Madgesty is all healed up and she's ready to get all heeled up for the big show! She said: "It's [...]
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong paid tribute to the Everly Brothers with Norah Jones on the 2013 album "Foreverly." In the wake of Phil Everly's passing, Armstrong writes of the darkness and tradition that drew him to the Everly's music.
Foreverly is Green Day honcho Billie Joe Armstrong and contempo pop-jazz vocalist Norah Jones’ tipping of the hat to The Everly Brothers. Instead of cherry-picking a handful of nuggets from that duo’s extensive oeuvre, they decided to...Show More Summary