Billie Joe Armstrong

Gibson announces Billie Joe Armstrong Signature Model Les Paul Junior

<b>Gibson</b> have just announced the introduction of a brand new <b>Billie Joe Armstrong</b> Signature Model Les Paul Junior.It’s based on Gibson’s historic 50’s …

Gibson Les Paul

Billie Joe Armstrong Launches New Signature Model Guitars — Kerrang!

Billie Joe Armstrong has unveiled a couple more stunning additions to his exclusive Gibson Signature Model guitars.<p>In a fascinating new video, the …

Gibson Les Paul

Green Day's 'American Idiot' Enjoys Huge Sales Boost Following Trump's U.K. Visit

The freak show colloquially known as the U.S. presidency has inspired countless protest music over the past two years, and now, it’s also shone a light on one of the most iconic protest songs of yesteryear: Green Day’s “American Idiot.”<p>The title track to the band’s 2004 political punk opus first …

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The Washington Post Mistaking ClickHole for Real News Is a Thing of Beauty

You may have heard the news that Brits are trolling Donald Trump ahead of his visit with Prime Minister Theresa May later this week by pushing Green …

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Protestors Are Trying to Make Green Day’s “American Idiot” No. 1 in the U.K. Just in Time for Trump’s Visit

A concerted campaign is underway to get Green Day’s “American Idiot” to the top of the U.K. music charts in time for Donald Trump’s visit to the …

Donald Trump

Washington Post Falls For Literal Fake News Website

3:49 PM 07/10/2018<p>A Washington Post reporter fell for a literal fake news website in a recently published article, citing Clickhole, a well-known …

Fake News

Billie Joe Armstrong performs as the Longshot, celebrates punk roots at sold-out homecoming show

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong may not know how to travel backward in time, but he did his best to invoke the spirit of early ’90s punk …

Green Day

Film screenings in New Orleans this week (July 10-16, 2018)

<i>Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker</i><p>Tue.-Thu. July 10-12 | Jawbreaker’s Blake Schwarzenbach, Chris Bauermeister and Adam Pfahler chronicle the …

New Orleans

Britain Is Protesting Trump with 'American Idiot'

Britain is on a mission to #MAIGA (Make "American Idiot" Great Again), in time for President Trump's touchdown in London to meet Prime Minister Theresa May.<p>Trump has reportedly asked May to cease all protests ahead of his arrival, which she informed him would be impossible. She's not wrong — one of …

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R.I.P. Steve Soto, founding member and bassist of The Adolescents has died

Steve Soto of The Adolescents<p>Steve Soto, bassist and founding member of seminal punk band The Adolescents, has died at the age of 54.<p>News of Soto’s …

Teens

Watch Green Day’s Trump-Trashing ‘Troubled Times’ Lyric Video

On Martin Luther King Jr. day, Green Day honored the civil rights leader as well as criticized President-elect Donald Trump in their new lyric video …

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I Think I’m Cracking up

“I am one of those melodramatic fools. Neurotic to the bone, no doubt about it.”<p>Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong tossed a guitar estimated at $6,623 …

Donald Trump

Billie Joe Armstrong throws $5000 guitar in pool after Cannes show

Billie Joe Armstrong closed his set at Cannes Lions in a really cool, albeit expensive, way.<p>The Green Day frontman performed at a private party …

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I hate Donald Trump: Billie Joe Armstrong

Cannes, June 21 (IANS) Rock band Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has compared US president Donald Trump to "acid gone bad".<p>Armstrong got political …

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Billie Joe Armstrong has a response for those questioning Green Day's future - Alternative Press

Billie Joe Armstrong has been very busy with his new band the Longshot, dropping a debut album, announcing a summer tour and then releasing three new …

Green Day

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong throws guitar in pool after Cannes performance

CANNES — Billie Joe Armstrong pulled the ultimate rock star move at Cannes Lions on Wednesday, throwing his guitar in the pool after closing his set …

Chris Cornell

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong throws $5K guitar in pool after Cannes performance

CANNES — Billie Joe Armstrong pulled the ultimate rock star move at Cannes Lions on Wednesday, throwing his guitar in the pool after closing his set …

Chris Cornell

Billie Joe Armstrong’s new band, the Longshot, postpone tour dates - Alternative Press

Billie Joe Armstrong's new band, the Longshot, may have just started their first U.S. tour, but it looks like their run will be a lot shorter than …

Bands

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Compares Donald Trump to ‘F—ing Acid Gone Bad’

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong got political at a small concert at Cannes Lions on Wednesday night.<p>Armstrong performed a set of a dozen …

Tiffany Haddish

Check out Green Day performing a high school gig in the early ’90s

The Internet is a marvellous thing. Without it, we probably wouldn’t have found ourselves having access to old secret gigs by Nirvana, or a 1997 …

Music

‘Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ comes to DVD

If you didn't get a chance to catch <i>Turn It Around</i> in theaters, fret not. The exhaustive documentary on the East Bay punk scene will be released soon …

San Francisco Bay Area

The Longshot make their live debut

<b>The Longshot – the new side project from Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong – made their live debut over the weekend when they played at Oakland, CA’s</b> …

Music

Wild, Sweaty Night with Billie Joe Armstrong's the Longshot

After making their debut with their album <i>Love Is for Losers</i> earlier this year, the Longshot went on the road for shows that had sold out …

Music

This 'Mambo No. 5'/Green Day Mashup Is An Affront To God

Lou Bega and Billie Joe Armstrong. The late '90s were a weird time.<p>In the 1960s, experts drew on the best science of the time to show how humans …

Mashups

Billie Joe Armstrong to eBay Autograph Collectors: 'Please Respect My and the Real Fans' Space'

The Green Day vocalist has a message for those pushing their way through the fans to get things signed.Continue reading…

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Billie Joe Armstrong: "Please Respect My And The Real Fans' Space"

Billie Joe Armstrong has written a cool (and very respectful) message to “eBay autograph collectors”, politely asking them to respect his time with …

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong on "real fans" vs. autograph seekers

<i>[Photo by: Frank Maddocks]</i><p>Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has no problem with autograph resellers, he just wants them to make way for the …

Green Day

20 of your favorite musicians’ first tweets - Alternative Press

Twitter is a very different place than it was more than a decade ago when it was created. Many people, including big-name musicians, were just trying …

Social Media

20 of your favorite musicians’ first tweets - Features - Alternative Press

Twitter is a very different place than it was more than a decade ago when it was created. Many people, including big-name musicians, were just trying …

Social Media

LISTEN: New Billie Joe Armstrong/Cheap Trick, Win Panorama NYC Tix!

1 month ago<p><b>The Complete 5/20/18 "Out Of The Box" Playlist</b><p><b>Cheap Trick</b><b>-“The Summer Looks Good On You”</b><p><b>The Long Shot</b> <b>(Billie Joe Armstrong)-“Love Is For</b> …

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