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December 1, 2010 After a triumphant week-long stint performing in American Idiot earlier this year, Billie Joe Armstrong will reprise his role in Green Day's musical in January. Armstrong, who will return as the show's character St. Jimmy, is set for 50 performances on Broadway starting New Year's Day. …
October 6, 2010
After recruiting songwriters to pen new tunes, Britney Spears has reportedly finished three songs for a new album. "She loves 'em," says a source close to Spears. [TMZ]
Hear N.E.R.D.'s funked-up, Daft Punk-produced new single "Hypnotize U." [Pitchfork]
Indie-rock's favorite curmudgeon Steve Albini has gone off on Sonic Youth and their decision to sign with major label Geffen in the '90s. …
September 29, 2010 Ticket holders for Green Day's musical American Idiot Tuesday night in New York City didn't just get a Broadway play -- they got a Green Day concert!
Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong made his acting debut at the show, playing the role of St. Jimmy in the Tony Award-winning adaptation of the punk band's namesake 2004 album. …
September 27, 2010 Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is set to perform in an entirely new venue this week: a Broadway Theatre.
The rocker will make his acting debut by joining the cast of American Idiot, the musical he co-wrote with Spring Awakening's Michael Mayer, which is based on the band's blockbuster 2004 album of the same name. …
August 31, 2010 Covers of rock classics like Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." Massive 20,000-person sing alongs. Pyro, confetti, and a beer-guzzling Drunk Bunny: Green Day's summer tour is a total blowout. And Saturday night in Denver it got even better: The Bay Area punks debuted a never-before-heard song. …
August 8, 2010 You know how everyone's got that one friend/uncle/teacher who just tries a little too hard to make you think he's awesome? Someone who means well but just won't stop with the jokes and the magic tricks? …
August 4, 2010 If you hopped inside a flux-capacitor-equipped DeLorean, traveled back in time to Berkeley's crusty 924 Gilman Street club circa 1989, and told someone in the crowd that the scrappy, sneering punk trio ripping through its three chords in the corner would someday become multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning, Broadway musical-inspiring, arena-filling, pyro-launching superstars, they'd probably laugh so hard that the safety pin would fly …
May 12, 2010 Green Day kicked off a special week of live performances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Monday, rocking through cover of "Rip This Joint," off the Rolling Stones' 1972 benchmark release, Exile on Main St. Watch it here.
The week-long streak of cover performances -- also featuring Sheryl Crow (May 12) and Phish (May 13) -- is in honor of Exile's reissue on May 18. …
April 29, 2010 Green Day flaunted their classic rock influence on their latest album, 21st Century Breakdown, and now they're ready take it one step further: covering the Rolling Stones on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
As confirmed by a tweet from Late Night and Roots drummer ?uestlove, the Bay Area-bred punk rockers will kick off a special week of live performances on the NBC show on Monday May 10. …
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