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GREEN DAY IDIOT NATION EXCLUSIVE - BILLIE JOE ACOUSTIC IN NYC

on June 24, 2015

Message from Billie Joe to Idiot Nation:

I'm playing a special acoustic show at Bowery Electric tonight at 9PM EST. Tickets go on sale at 10AM EST today and tickets are available for Idiot Nation members only. Doors at 7:30PM EST. 2 Ticket Limit. Get tickets HERE

Login to purchase tickets at Green Day Idiot Nation: HERE

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Green Day's 'American Idiot' Turns 10: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review

on September 21, 2014

For Green Day, George W. Bush's administration wasn't much fun, but it did inspire a career revival most acts would (metaphorically) kill for. When the recordings for a follow-up called Cigarettes and Valentines was stolen, guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool decided to regroup and record something completely different -- a rock opera in the vein of the Who's Tommy and Jesus Christ Superstar.

It was crazy enough to work. Four years since Warning, fans were finally thirsting for new Green Day again, and lead single "American Idiot" was strong enough to be

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NEW ISSUE: K!1535 – GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT 10 YEARS ON

on September 17, 2014

Green Day’s American Idiot 10 Years On! The Amazing Untold Story…

American Idiot didn’t just define a decade, it saved a punk rock institution. Through the eyes of its key players, Kerrang! find out how… PLUS! The 50 greatest albums of the noughties: All Time Low, 30 Seconds To Mars, Linkin Park and more speak! Foo Fighters take over the UK, Pierce The Veil‘s Vic Fuentes and Sleeping With Sirens‘ Kellin Quinn go head-to-head before their world tour hits the UK, K!

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New Found Power: 50 Albums That Defined 2004

on September 11, 2014

Ah, memories.

We've glanced at the albums that defined 1984. Then we checked in with 50 albums that characterized 1994.

Now it's 2004's turn!

It was a year that saw tragedy—and a sea change in mainstream rock and guitar-centric music.

In 2004, the landscape of mainstream rock was jarred once again by Green Day's American Idiot. An incredibly ambitious rock opera that touched on politics, depression and suburban ennui, it shifted millions of copies and re-established the trio as the American pop-punk band.

Having had the way paved by Green Day's unbelievable success, pop-punk, melodic