NEW YORK — With a hit Broadway show and now their own edition of the "Rock Band" franchise, Green Day is establishing themselves as a punk rock brand.
"I just like being diverse and trying new things as far as Green Day is concerned," says front man Billie Joe Armstrong.
The Grammy-winning, multiplatinum trio joins the Beatles as the only other act immortalized in "Rock Band"; the video game is being released next Tuesday.
"It's like a glorified karaoke machine," Armstrong said. "Or 'Mortal Kombat' with guitars."
As players progress through the game, they gain access into the band's