Last month, Green Day, after being introduced as "God's favorite band," played a couple of songs on Stephen Colbert's Late Show. But then actually spent more time than that in the Ed Sullivan Theater. For one thing, they kicked off a new Colbert feature called "Bonus Tracks," playing an extra 20 minutes of online-exclusive footage,…
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Billie Joe Armstrong endured a rough couple of years. A highly publicized onstage meltdown followed by intense rehab for substance abuse threatened the future of Green Day following the two most potent...
In support of Green Day's latest album, Revolution Radio.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong isn't anyone's idea of a sensitive singer-songwriter, but he has a pretty good record of going solo-acoustic on us; that is, after all, how we got "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)." Green Day's new album Revolution Radio ends with "Ordinary World," another song that relies entirely on Armstrong's…
With Billie Joe Armstrong's son Joey's band SWMRS and his other son, Jakob Danger.
Green Day are currently on tour behind their new album Revolution Radio. Last night, they performed at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Before playing “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” Billie Joe Armstrong paid tribute to the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire, CBS reports (via Stereogum). Show More Summary
Green Day were born and bred in the Bay Area, and, as CBS reports, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong paused the band’s show at Oakland’s Oracle Arena last night to discuss the tragic Ghost Ship warehouse fire that recently claimed 36 lives. “My heart just goes out to all the people who perished in that warehouse,” […]
'Green Day' lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong paused while performing Saturday night at the Oracle Arena in Oakland to pay tribute to the victims of the Ghost Ship fire.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong attended the Lake Merritt vigil for Oakland fire victims, Marshawn Lynch has been fundraising for them, and more. [ more › ]
A few days ago during the American Music Awards, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong went into an impromptu chant of "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!"
The members of Green Day may be in middle age now, but that hasn't stopped the pop-punk band from calling out things exactly as they see them. While performing at Sunday's American Music Awards, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong added aShow More Summary
American punk-rockers Green Day led a chant against president-elect Donald Trump at the American Music Awards on Sunday, chanting “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist U.S.A.” to thousands of screaming fans. Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong,...Show More Summary
Green Day made a political statement during their performance of “Bang Bang” at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (November 20) in Los Angeles. The band – Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tré Cool – repeated the phrase “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA,” during the song. [...]
Green Day performed during tonight’s American Music Awards, performing “Bang Bang” off their most recent album Revolution Radio. During the middle of it, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong led the rest of the band in a chant of, “No Trump,...Show More Summary
In a music landscape that has not been quiet about its distaste for President-Elect Donald Trump, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has been one of the most outspoken voices. Most recently he called for “something drastic” to prevent Trump from taking office in an interview with NME. Tonight he took his protest campaign to the […]
By: Donna Freydkin She played the daughter of rocker Billie Joe Armstrong in "Ordinary World." And here's what you need to know about actress Madisyn Shipman, who hails from North Carolina. (And watch our interview with Armstrong above). Show More Summary
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong covers the November 4, 2016 issue of NME magazine. Armstrong joins his bandmates Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt for a photo studio session with photographer Matt Salacuse. On the heels of Green Day’s twelfth studio album, Revolution Radio, Armstrong gets political. Show More Summary
These guys are global icons for a reason! On Sunday, Green Day donned their punk rock best at the MTV EMAs! Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, and Mike Dirnt sported matching, all-black outfits. The musicians are slated to receive the show's Global Icon award, so we love that they're staying true to their style! They're even still sporting [...]
A scenario like the one in the video above is every major music fan’s dream. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong reportedly saw a fan at a Chicago concert last month holding a sign that read, “I can play every song on ‘Dookie,’”Show More Summary