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Inside The Rock Hall: A Live Blog From The 2015 Induction Ceremony

Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio this evening is the highly anticipated 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Slated to be inducted in rock’s highest honor this year are fan favorite and legendary acts the likes of Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double […]

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EDITORIAL: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Still Changing America 10 Years Later

It’s September 2004. According to American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, the top song in the nation is Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me.” Pitchfork’s favorite record is Arcade Fire’s Funeral. Hellboy is dominating the box office. The Boston Red Sox are gearing up to win its first World Series title in 86 years. President George […]

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Stream Kerrang’s ‘American Idiot’ Tribute Album

Since its announcement, there’s been a lot of skepticism surrounding Kerrang! Does Green Day’s American Idiot. So far, the singles we’ve heard have been pretty hit or miss, leaving many fans to wonder if the storied concept album would maintain its accessibility given this new format. Over the weekend, we got our answer in the […]

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Green Day To “Take A Break” Following Spring Australian Tour

In a recent interview with BBC, Billie Joe Armstrong, the lead vocalist of Green Day, said that the group will be taking a hiatus for an unspecified amount of time following their upcoming Australian tour, which is set to run throughout February and into March. “We’re going to Australia, doing a tour there, and then we’re […]

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Stream Billie Joe Armstong & Norah Jones’ Cover Album, ‘Foreverly’

Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones‘ upcoming duet LP, Foreverly, will officially hit stores on November 25. In case you missed the news before, the two of them partnered up to release a tribute album for The Everly Brothers. They’ve premiered the LP early though, and it can be streamed in full almost a week […]

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Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Stream “Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine”

Billie Joe Armstrong, the frontman of Green Day, and Norah Jones are releasing a duet LP titled Foreverly on November 25. Foreverly is a tribute album for The Everly Brothers, and the songs they cover are songs from the group’s 1958 album, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. The duo have revealed a single off the […]

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Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Substance Abuse, Recovery In Rolling Stone Interview

Green Day front man and songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong recently sat down with David Fricke of Rolling Stone Magazine to dish about his substance abuse and subsequent recovery. It’s a fairly incredible story, if only for the fact that there really wasn’t any public indications of Armstrong’s issues prior to his outburst at back in […]

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Green Day Announce Three US Club Dates Prior to Arena Tour

Things look to be happening once more in the world of Green Day. The pop-punk band has gone through a world of ups and downs over the last year, but now that their upcoming arena tour is around the corner, the trio has decided to make things small and cozy for a few western US […]

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WATCH: Billie Joe Armstrong Play “Himself” In Deleted ‘This Is 40’ Scene

Billie Joe Armstrong: singer, songwriter, thespian? While the Green Day frontman has had a rough couple of months – kicked off with that meltdown at the iheartradio Festival back in September, the seeming awesomeness of which was quickly soured by news of rehab check-ins (context, it’s a bitch) – it looks like he’s having fun in […]

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UTG PLAYLIST: ¡Cinco! (Best of the Green Day Album Trilogy)

Green Day had a huge undertaking with their recently released trilogy of albums, ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and ¡TRE! (click on each album for our individual review). Not only did they have to produce a quality record at their age (because let’s be honest, bands like this do generally get worse with age), they had to produce three of them. Green Day […]

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Green Day Cancel Remaining 2012 Tour Dates; Postpone Early 2013 Dates; Change ‘¡Tre!’ Release Date

Following our story about their latest single from earlier today, a press release posted moments ago on Green Day’s official website has informed us that all remaining 2012 dates for the pop punk icons have been cancelled, all early 2013 shows are being postponed, and the third installment of their ongoing album series, ¡Tres!, will […]

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REVIEW: Green Day – Uno

Artist: Green Day Album: ¡Uno! Genre: Powerpop, Pop-punk, Punk Label: Reprise Records The only way to describe my relationship with Green Day is life changing. Hell, it actually borders on being the single most defining relationship I’ve ever had in music. As the first band I would ever support financially through funds I had earned, […]