Green Day kicked off their 38-date summer tour Friday night in Seattle with a two-hour, 23-song set. The show -- in support of the band's latest release, 21st Century Breakdown -- saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong invite fans onstage to sing and play guitar. One dude even rushed onstage and planted a sloppy kiss on Armstrong's mouth!
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »