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Green Day bring goofy, politically charged showmanship to London's O2 Arena - review

on February 10, 2017 - 9:01am

American pop-punk veterans Green Day are no strangers to controversy. To some degree, it’s become their trade. Having led a revival of the genre in the early Nineties, the Californian trio left behind their identity as a bratty, irreverent bunch of green-haired, working-class jokers and fired a bracing blast of agitprop with their 2004 concept album American Idiot – a protest against the Iraq war and a direct call to arms to oust the country’s most powerful from office.

Critics have downplayed Green Day’s punk status since the band “sold out” to a mainstream label: you can’t be

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Watch Green Day Rock Out With Disabled Fan in London

on February 10, 2017 - 8:46am

Billie Joe Armstrong gifts woman guitar after joining band for Operation Ivy cover

Green Day invited a disabled fan to play with the band onstage during the punk outfit's gig in London Wednesday.

While the band vamped on their cover of Operation Ivy's "Knowledge," Billie Joe Armstrong scoured the crowd for a guest guitarist, eventually spotting a woman named Rachel, who took the stage and breezed through the rest of the song alongside Green Day. Afterwards, Armstrong gifted her his guitar as well.

Wednesday's show in London closed out the European leg of Green Day's tour in support of 

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Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA - Tickets on sale today 10:00am

on February 3, 2017 - 2:05am

GREEN DAY TO CLOSE OUT THEIR SUMMER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH A PERFORMANCE AT THE ROSE BOWL IN PASADENA, CA ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH

TICKETS ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD

 

LOS ANGELES, CA - January 30, 2017 - Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day today announced that they will perform at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA for the first time on Saturday, September 16th to close out their Revolution Radio summer North American tour, with special guests Catfish and the Bottlemen.

Presale tickets will be available to Idiot Nation members on Tuesday, January 31st

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Green Day's 'Still Breathing' Rules Mainstream Rock Songs Chart

on February 3, 2017 - 2:04am

The song becomes the band's fifth No. 1 on the airplay ranking.

Three down, one to go for Green Day.

The trio's "Still Breathing" tops its third Billboard rock radio airplay chart, jumping 2-1 on Mainstream Rock Songs (dated Feb. 11). It's the band's fifth No. 1 on the survey and marks the second case of Green Day achieving two No. 1s on the chart from the same album, following American Idiot, which yielded the Mainstream Rock Songs leaders "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and "Holiday" in 2004-05.

With the track's Mainstream Rock Songs coronation, "Breathing" leads three airplay charts

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Valentine's Day Offer in the Green Day Store

on February 2, 2017 - 2:45am

Shop For A Loved One In The Green Day Online Store. 20% Off Storewide Now Through February 6th. https://wbr.ec/gdvday

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