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Avicii Calls in Rock & Roll Collaborators - ROLLING STONE

on July 21, 2014

Swedish beat chef brings in Billie Joe Armstrong, Chris Martin and more for new LP

Avicii (a.k.a. 24-year-old Tim Bergling) has commandeered a small room as his home studio. He sits surrounded by computer screens and six synthesizers, working on the follow-up to his hit 2013 album, True. Collaborators this time include Jon Bon Jovi, Serj Tankian of System of a Down and Chris Martin of Coldplay. There's a song with Billie Joe Armstrong called "No Pleasing a Woman," and a reggae duet between Wyclef Jean and Matis­yahu.

Full article at Rolling Stone: HERE

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BILLIE JOE ON INSTAGRAM

on July 21, 2014

in Kentucky playing a show. #thereplacements with #thereplacable #canthardlywait #messagetotheboys #holyshitIminthereplacements #billiejoeandtommystinson

Follow the band on Instagram: Billie Joe, Mike, Tre, Official Green Day

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top 5 punk drummers of all time - LA WEEKLY

on July 16, 2014

The common misconception is that punk musicians aren't very good at their craft. For the most part, that might be true — Dee Dee Ramone did get laughed out of an audition for Television in 1973.

But for a musical genre so driven by the beat, where lightning fast technique is a prerequisite for acceptance, the punk drummer rises above the rest. Unlike the guitar and bass players, drummers can't turn down their instrument or increase the distortion.

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