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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong plays gig with son Joey

on June 13, 2014
Two And A Half Men' played a host of Green Day songs in Oakland, California
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong played a gig with his son Joey Armstrong in Oakland, California earlier this week.

Under the name Two And A Half Men the father and son were joined by touring member of Green Day Jason White for the show at 1-2-3-4 Go Records, reports Restless Press. The set included Green Day songs 'Church On Sunday', '2,000 Light Years Away', '99 Revolutions', 'Little Boy Named Train', 'Stuck With Me' and '409 In Your Coffee Maker'. See a picture Joey Armstrong posted of the show on Instagram
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5SOS Crush Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’

on June 12, 2014

There are things we know about 5 Seconds of Summer: they love banana pranks, look good in fake superhero costumes, have a thing for Ewoks and they are massive Green Day fans. Which is why we’re not surprised that for the new issue of Kerrang! magazine, they joined former My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero, Falling in Reverse, You Me At Six, Bowling for Soup, Rise to Remain, New Politics, Escape the Fate, the Blackout and others for a track-by-track cover of Green Day’s American Idiot album. Buy the issue here.

Full article at MTV: HERE

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Exclusive: Kerrang! Does Green Day’s American Idiot Tribute Album

on June 10, 2014

Green Day’s American Idiot has been covered exclusively by 15 of your favourite bands in the new issue of Kerrang!…

10 years after the punk trio’s legendary seventh album was released, Kerrang! have put together a tribute CD with the likes of Frank Iero, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Falling In Reverse, You Me At Six and more. It’ll be available in the new issue of Kerrang! (out Wednesday 11 June), and it sounds AWESOME. Get excited!

Worldwide Kerrang! readers can buy the new issue of K! – complete with the Kerrang! Does American Idiot CD – right here!

Check out who’s on the album now…

1. American

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10 Rarest Rock and Roll Photographs

on June 05, 2014

Photographer: Sean Murphy
Date: February 24, 2000
Location: Berkeley, California

Full list at Neatorama: HERE

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ALTERNATIVE PRESS: Throwback Thursday: The First CDs We Bought

on June 05, 2014

Green Day will forever hold a steadfast place in my heart, as their critically acclaimed seventh studio album, American Idiot, was the first CD I ever declared as my own. After some hefty amounts of incessant coaxing toward my mother, I found myself indubitably adrift within the vast expanse of the records’ soaring, yet angst-laden vocal patterns and radio-ready punk-rock infused instrumentals. American Idiot had me enthralled; it had me consumed; it had me in love.