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MTV

on June 07, 2010

Just How Much Did Green Day Do For 'Green Day: Rock Band'?

Since the guys in Green Day aren't huge gamers, it makes you wonder just how much involvement they had in the making of "Green Day: Rock Band." According to Chris Foster, the project lead on the game, quite a lot. We spoke to Foster recently about what the band brought to the table.

"The band was involved throughout the project," Foster explained. "At the beginning we would brainstorm ideas for venues with them, talk about the set list and then we proposed our set list and they gave us tweaks on that.

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ROCK THE AIR WITH GREEN DAY CONTEST EXTENDED

on June 07, 2010

 We're extending the deadline for the Idiot Club air guitar contest by a few
days.  The new deadline is Friday, June 11th! We've gotten a few entries
from you guys, but we know there's more of you out there with a creative
edge! So get crackin' on this!

We're looking for a few good Idiot Club members to show your rock star moves
to the world! That's right-record yourself doing your best air guitar to
your favorite Green Day song and you could win some cool autographed Green
Day Rock Band Schwag!

Make sure you log in to the Idiot Club or become a member at
www.idiotclub.com for more info.

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GREEN DAY ROCK BAND RELEASED TODAY

on June 07, 2010

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy® Award-winning group Green Day, along with Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks, and Reprise / Warner Bros. Records today release the standalone music video game Green Day: Rock Band™. The game is for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Wii™ system from Nintendo.

Order at GreenDayRockBand.com

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USA TODAY

on June 07, 2010

'Rock Band' game is virtually like seeing Green Day live

Green Day's members are having the time of their multimedia lives.

The group's Broadway musical, American Idiot, is up for three Tony Awards on Sunday. And the video game Green Day: Rock Band arrives today ($60 for PS3 and Xbox 360; $50 for Wii; rated T for ages 13-up). "It's been amazing, the things that have been happening lately," says vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong. "It's been a pretty intense experience."

Armstrong and his partners in the trio, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool, recently talked about the

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

on June 06, 2010

 Segment on CBS Sunday Morning
(Windows Media)
 
Segment on CBS Sunday Morning
(QuickTime)

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