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on April 04, 2010

When Green Day: Rock Band launches June 8, it’ll have Green Day albums American Idiot and Dookie, in their entirety, on the disc.

The news comes from European retailer Play who confirmed tracks from the “classic” Dookie Green Day to newer, more political American Idiot offerings.

What’s more, the listing says Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool all lent their digital likenesses to the game and provided full motion capture to bottle the band’s sometime zany on-stage antics appropriately.

And probably best of all, the game’s songs will be fully exportable to

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on April 03, 2010

Sipping soda with the bratty, poppy punkers as they prepare for their Broadway debut. It’s like “Tommy falling down the stairs and running into Hedwig!”

It’s been sixteen years since Green Day emerged from Oakland, California, with catchy top-40 punk songs about girlfriends, masturbation, and stoner slackerdom. But though the three still-boyish men are still dressed in Chucks, leather jackets, and skinny jeans and still sport tinted hair, they have matured a bit, drummer Tre Cool says to me while plopped on a couch at 119 Bar, on East 15th Street.

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on April 03, 2010

On April 20, Broadway is officially plugging in and rocking out with the opening of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, and we want YOU to be there with us.

We're looking for a pair of diehard superfans to represent the Idiots of America on Opening Night. Share your all-access experience by keeping fans across the country and around the world up to speed with live tweets, pix and flip cam videos, as you capture everything from the red carpet to the after party.

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on April 02, 2010

American Idiot began previews at the St. James Theatre March 24, and it looks like fans of the show (and of the Green Day album that spawned it) are already beginning to show devotion to rival that of other musicals with rock-themed scores aimed at young audiences, from Rent to Spring Awakening and Next to Normal.

Rent fans frequently wrote messages declaring their love of the show on the wall of the Nederlander Theatre. Now, American Idiot audience members can gush, weep and enthuse over the show by writing on the entrance wall to the St. James.
[Read the full article at Playbill]