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Billie Joe Armstrong on Green Day's Hall of Fame Induction: 'It's Surreal'

on December 16, 2014

"We're in incredible company and I'm still trying to make sense of this," he says

Only a handful of bands get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame the first year they're eligible these days. When Billie Joe Armstrong learned that Green Day were one of them, he could barely process the news. "I had to go for a walk," he says. "I wound up at this cafe and I sat down and my son met up with me. I told him and he was like, 'Oh my God. No way.' It just took some time to sink in. We're in incredible company and I'm still trying to make sense of this. It's just incredible." The singer spoke to Rolling

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Lou Reed, Green Day and Bill Withers to Join Rock Hall of Fame

on December 16, 2014

Lou Reed, Green Day and the 1970s soul star Bill Withers are among the latest entrants to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

They, along with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Stevie Ray Vaughan and his group Double Trouble, will be honored in Cleveland on April 18 at the hall’s 30th annual induction ceremony, the organization is to announce on Tuesday.

In addition, Ringo Starr will be given the award for musical excellence — formerly called the sideman award — and the “5” Royales, the rhythm-and-blues band known for playing the original versions of hits like

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IDIOT NATION EXCLUSIVE: WIN TUNE IN TOKYO VINYL

on December 11, 2014

Idiot Nation members- enter for a chance to win a copy of the Record Store Day exclusive vinyl Tune In, Tokyo... This limited edition 2001 live recording from Japan is printed on blue vinyl.

Login to Idiot Nation: HERE

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IDIOT NATION EXCLUSIVE: nimrod jacket winner announced

on December 11, 2014

The winner of the Nimrod Crew jacket has been announced.

Login to Idiot Nation to see if you won: HERE

 

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Schott’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Debut

on December 10, 2014

What could be more rock ‘n’ roll than a leather jacket? (OK, maybe a Fender guitar.)

Schott NYC makes leather jackets which were worn by Marlon Brando, The Ramones, and a long list of other stylish malcontents. Schott produced a Dec. 3 debut party for its first West Coast boutique, located at the Americana at Brand retail center in Glendale, Calif. In attendance were rockers Tre Cool from Green Day, his wife Sara Rose, Damien Fahey, a former MTV VJ, and Maejor, a music producer and performer. Yowza!

From Apparel News: HERE

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