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'Green Day' Rocker Calls Out School Censorship Of 'American Idiot'

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.27.2016 | Entertainment

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 ...

There's a New Sherif in L.A.: Exciting EP Pays Homage to Great Lyricists like Dylan and Costello

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.15.2016 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Singer/songwriter/musician Sherif Serag and I are sitting in his producer Omer Avni's Los Angeles studio, listening with joy to the final versions of the five tasty cuts that make up his first solo EP, Look How Far We've Come.

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

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

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...

Green Day's American Idiot Premiers at ArtsWest With an Energizing Immersive Edge

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.18.2015 | Arts
L. Steven Sieden

Green Day's American Idiot recently premiered at West Seattle's ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery, and the show was as edgy and vibrant as promised in the theater's description.

Seattle's ArtsWest Prepares a Radically New Production of Green Day's American Idiot

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.04.2015 | Arts
L. Steven Sieden

Something amazing is happening in a small West Seattle theater. ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery has been a mainstay of the community for quite decades, but I don't think they've ever created anything as edgy as their upcoming production of Green Day's American Idiot.

WATCH: Husband and Wife Minister With Bruce Springsteen

HooplaHa | Posted 07.14.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

You may know a lot about your faith, but did you ever take the time to get to know your clergy leaders? Although we look to them for religious and spi...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: This Is Melissa Etheridge

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

During this time, my "golden age" of music, I was going to a different show - from Green Day to Stone Temple Pilots to Pearl Jam (of course) - with my best bud Steve and hitting Tower Records to get the next breaking band weekly. It was an amazing time to listen, sing, and mosh.

These Green Day Song Titles Perfectly Describe Parenting

Andrew Knott | Posted 05.29.2016 | Parents
Andrew Knott

I've been racking my brain for months trying to come up with a way to pay homage to Billie Joe and the gang. I finally came up with something that is pretty stupid, but probably not the most stupid thing you've ever read on the Internet. Hope I'm not overselling it.

Larry Livermore: Spy Rock Road Album Release, Featuring a Teenage Tre Cool

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.17.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

When music industry icon, and founder of the now defunct Lookout Records, Larry Livermore needed a drummer for his punk rock band The Lookouts in the mid-1980s, he was out of options.

The All-Time Most Unoriginal Thought About Parenting

Andrew Knott | Posted 04.05.2015 | Parents
Andrew Knott

It finally happened last week. I finally had that moment of clarity and inspiration that wannabe writers dream about. That game-changing idea that no one has ever had before. I was so excited; this was it!

Sting vs. U2

David Juskow | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

Sting's new Broadway play The Last Ship opened this past Sunday. Sting is the most recent '80s rocker to indulge in the big bright lights of Broadway. The last folks to delve into it were U2 with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.

5 Bands That MUST Go In To The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Mark Carpowich | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Carpowich

Rather than complain about the also-rans who will have to wait another year, it might make more sense to consider those whose names were called on Thursday morning.

Mike Dirnt Has the Best Instagram Account Ever

Melissa Webster | Posted 08.20.2014 | Celebrity
Melissa Webster

With every photo he posts on his public Instagram account, Mike Dirnt, bass guitar player for the rock band Green Day, tells a story. A personalized, ...

Broadway Idiot -- Behind the Scenes With Billie Joe Armstrong

Melissa Webster | Posted 12.17.2013 | Arts
Melissa Webster

Often heartbreaking, Armstrong and director Michael Mayer approached this unlikely collaboration with an honesty so extensive, it's impossible not to root for their success, for no other reason than because it is so inspiring.

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Green Day's Broadway Moment

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.11.2013 | Arts

A new documentary is taking a behind-the-scenes look at Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's 2010 Broadway debut. "Broadway Idiot," which hit...

Who's The Best Festival Headliner?

Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Arctic Monkeys dialed up the most votes in NME's reader poll on the year's best festival headliners, more than doubling the take of runner-ups The...

These Talented Fans Were Lucky Enough To Perform Showstoppers With Their Idols

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Sometimes fans are pulled onstage only to stun their favorite musicians with their raw talent. We scoured YouTube for the best of these showstopping m...

Harsh Words For Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers

Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

We're pretty certain no one has ever uttered any semblance of a comparison between Alice Cooper and bands like Mumford & Sons and The Lumineers -- exc...

Garbage's One Mile High... Live: A Conversation with Butch Vig, Plus an Alexander Kariotis Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When people think of classic rock voices, Steve Perry from Journey and Freddie Mercury from Queen come to mind. Take their vocal styles, add to them the sounds of great operatic composers such as Puccini and Verdi, and a completely new and original musical form is born.

Green Day Frontman Calls PSY 'The Herpes Of Music'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.09.2013 | Entertainment

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is apparently not a fan of Korean singer PSY. We know this because he took it upon himself to post a photo of PSY on ...

Green Day at Berkeley, With Exclusive Slideshow by Natalie Nesser

Melissa Webster | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

"It's been a long time since I've been able to say this. Berkeley, California!" shouted Billie Joe Armstrong to his screaming hometown crowd at The Greek Theater on April 16, blowing kisses to the audience. 2013-04-27-greendaypull.jpg

Dog Ears Music: The Ides of March Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 03.15.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes Dirty Projectors, Foals, Iggy Pop, The Flaming Lips, and more.

Green Day Back On Stage Following Billie Joe's Rehab Stint

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment

Green Day returned to the stage over the weekend, performing its first concert since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's stint in rehab. According to ...

'I Was At My Pill-Taking Height'

ew.com | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

In a new interview in Rolling Stone this week, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong opens up about his addiction to alcohol and prescription medica...

Green Day Returns

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment

Green Day is back, and headed for Texas. The band is set to make its first live appearance at Austin's South by Southwest festival on March 15, mo...