I really wanted to like “Ordinary World”. The comedy stars Green Day front-man Billie Joe Armstrong as Perry, a just turned middle-aged singer/guitarist on indefinite hiatus from his once-promising rock...
Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool bring more of the same to mixed results.
In Ordinary World, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong musically reunited with Fred Armisen — a talented drummer in his own right — after more than 20 years since their first show together. (Believe it or not, the two performed alongside each other in Wisconsin in 1991.) The film tells the story of ... More »
Billie Joe Armstrong had a head full of memories when his long-running punk band, Green Day, played the Palladium in Hollywood on Monday night. Not long into the show, the singer brandished a baby-blue electric guitar and told the crowd his mother had bought it for him for $300 when he was 10 years...
Green Day's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong would rather talk about the Kardashians than politics... until you push his Donald Trump button, that is. We got Billie in WeHo and tried throwing him a political fastball. He fouled it off, and asked for…
Green Day just landed their third No. 1 album! The band – Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, and Mike Dirnt – released Revolution Radio and it debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart. The record sold 95,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 13, with 90,000 in traditional album sales. [...]
Imagine an alternate reality where Green Day fizzled out before Dookie, never made it out of those Berkeley basements, and are now resigned to life on a suburban boulevard of broken dreams. That's Ordinary World, which stars Billie Joe Armstrong as Perry, a washed-up punk rocker with a wife (Selma Blair), two ... More »
Bille Joe Armstrong opens up about his new movie, 'Ordinary World,' and how it draws from his own life experience balancing a career in rock with a family.
Mr. Armstrong is inescapable these days. His band, Green Day, has a new album. He’s starring in an indie film. And “American Idiot” is becoming an HBO movie.
September's been over for a few weeks now, but it seems like Billie Joe Armstrong has just woken up: In the new film Ordinary World, the Green Day front man plays a former punk rocker — no stretch there — forced to contend with the pressures of marriage, parenthood, and ... More »
Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong plays an aging rocker grappling with a mid-life crisis in writer-director Lee Kirk’s “Ordinary World.” Armstrong, whose melodious yelp helped punk go mainstream in the 1990s, is a welcome and winning screen presence as befuddled rad dad Perry Miller. Kirk...
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong On His New Film, Why Donald Trump Is 'Evil' And Why Hyde Park Is Going To Be 'Spectacular'
Here's another look at the Green Day frontman's first starring role in Ordinary World.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was just as horrified with the second presidential debate as the rest of us. Armstrong, who stopped by The Huffington Post on Monday to discuss his new movie, “Ordinary World,” alongside director Lee Kirk, said the town-hall style debate brought up a groundswell of emotions. “I feel sad. Show More Summary
Green Day’s song “Why Do You Want Him?” first appeared on their 1990 EP Slappy, and frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says it’s the first song that the band ever wrote. Before this weekend, they hadn’t played it live since 2001. But on Friday night, the band played a show — one that consisted mostly of […]
Plus, watch Billie Joe Armstrong and co. perform "Why Do You Want Him?" for the first time in 15 years.
"I'm having fun playing old stuff," Billie Joe Armstrong said last night (10/8) at Webster Hall after playing a couple songs with "Blue"... it was an extra special show for old fans. Continue reading…
A movie based on Green Day’s concept album, American Idiot, has been discussed for many years now. The band’s hit 2004 album was first adapted into a musical. The Broadway production, which Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong appeared in for about three months (playing St. Show More Summary
Billie Joe Armstrong reveals that the premium cable channel has greenlighted the musical.