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'Green Day' Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong Calls Out School Censorship

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

Green Day Call 'Censorship' Over High School 'American Idiot' Cancellation

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...

Billie Joe Armstrong Warns of Censorship After School Cancels ‘American Idiot’

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.

Buzz Band: Green Day Starts Coffee Company

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...

Green Day Has Finally Launched Its Own Coffee Line

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

Review: In ‘These Paper Bullets!,’ a Chance to Twist and Shout

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Video: Justin Kirk Takes Us Backstage At These Paper Bullets, A Play With Music By Billie Joe Armstrong

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 Releases Most Personal Album Yet With 'If It's Just For Tonight'

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

Video of a Very Young Green Day Playing Live at Pinole Valley High School in 1990

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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 […]

Meet Burger Records' Newest Act: Billie Joe Armstrong's Son Jakob Danger

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.

Billie Joe Armstrong's Son Jakob Danger Talks Debut EP, 'Musical Family'

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...

"My two favorite bands are The Strokes & Beach Fossils" says Billie Joe Armstrong's son who is signed to Burger Records

by Andrew Sacher photo: Jakob Danger's dad at Barclays Center in 2013 (more by Dana Distortion) Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has not one but two sons following his footsteps and making music, and they're both signed to garage...

Jakob Danger – son of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong – speaks on The Strokes, high school and joining the 'family business'

4 months agoEntertainment / Music : NME

Jakob Danger – son of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong – speaks on The Strokes, high school and joining the 'family business'

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's 16-Year-Old Son Makes His Rockstar Debut! Get Your First Listen To Jakob Danger HERE!

Like father, like son! Billie Joe Armstrong can seriously shred on the guitar — and it looks like the apple doesn't rock far from the tree! Last week, the Green Day frontman's son Jakob Armstrong proved that he has his father's genes by signing with garage-rock label Burger Records! Related: Green Day Joining The Rock And Roll Hall [...]

Hear Billie Joe Armstrong's Teenage Son's Angsty Solo Songs

Billie Joe Armstrong's youngest son, Jakob Danger, is the latest member of the Armstrong family to join the music business. The sixteen-year-old has recently signed to Burger Records as a solo artist. Danger has previewed his music on his YouTube page, having posted several songs of his catchy, angsty California pop-punk tunes. The...

Son of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Is Now A Solo Artist

The muse must be strong in the family of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong. The musician's 16-year-old son is set to release a debut EP with California label Burger Records under the name Jakob Danger. (Real name Jakob Armstrong, but Danger is definitely more, like, "rock and roll.")   You can hear his song "King of the World" and others on YouTube. Show More Summary

You Need To Hear This Punk Band Fronted By The 16-Year-Old Son Of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong

4 months agoEntertainment / Music : NME

You Need To Hear This Punk Band Fronted By The 16-Year-Old Son Of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong

Unpopular Opinion: The Replacements Made One Great LP and It's Not Let It Be

When I heard The Replacements were getting back together, I was a little embarrassed for them. Doubly so when I heard that Billie Joe Armstrong joined them on stage at Brochella. It’s not that I’m opposed to reunions on principle. I’m really glad that I got to see Infest at...

Frank Whaley Signs With Gersh As Writer-Director

Frank Whaley has signed with Gersh as a writer and director. His latest feature film Like Sunday, Like Rain, which starred Leighton Meester, Billie Joe Armstrong and Debra Messing, was released in March. Also an actor (Pulp Fiction, Swimming With Sharks, Ray Donovan), Whaley has written and directed four feature films. Show More Summary

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