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GREEN DAY ROCKS DARIEN

on August 05, 2010

DARIEN — So just who is this band that has stolen the hearts of your children? Why is it OK to take your children to see them while they swear a blue streak and act out a pantomime of horny male adolescence to the tune of three-or four-chord punk rock? And just why were you there with your 8-year-old, mister? Just what exactly is your problem?
You probably don’t really have a problem, actually. Maybe you just love rock ’n’ roll, and hoped to pass that love on to your kids, the occasional F-bomb be damned. If so, the Green Day show at Darien Lake Thursday night was the place for you.

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ROCK THE VOTE

on August 05, 2010

Rock the Vote is hoping to register 200,000 young people across the nation to vote before November's mid-term elections, leaders of the nonpartisan organization told reporters today in a conference call. The organization, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is hoping to abate the low turnout that generally accompanies mid-term elections.

The effort is focused on young people who have turned 18 since 2008 and those who have moved since then.

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GREEN DAY LAUNCH TOUR WITH PUNK MARATHON

on August 03, 2010

Planning a Green Day set in 2010 must be a bitch. Half the audience wants Broadway-musical-inspiring opuses about love, war and Really Meaningful Things; the other half still idolizes 16-year-old songs about jacking off from an album named after excrement. At Tuesday night's tour kickoff at Camden, New Jersey's Susquehanna Bank Center, the band split the difference with a blistering 2-hour-and-40-minute set that was part post-American Idiot greatest hits and part pop-punk history lesson.

As the lights dropped, fans rose to chant the mournful "Song of the Century," giving it the same

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MTV VMA NOMINATION

on August 02, 2010

2010 MTV VMA Nomination:

Green Day
Title: 21st Century Breakdown
Album: 21st Century Breakdown
Director: Marc Webb
Label: Reprise Records
Production Company: DNA
Producer: Michael Angelos
Special Effects: Laundry

 

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NEW PHOTOS

on August 02, 2010

New photos added to our online gallery from Marlay Park and Wembley Stadium: HERE.

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