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Green Day's Tré Cool on band's return: 'We're ready to rock'

on September 01, 2016

'I think the world is ready for big guitars and big drums — and the truth,' Green Day drummer tells EW

Back in the fall of 2012, Green Day had an ambitious plan to releasethree albums in the span of three months. But while promoting the first installment, ¡Uno!, that September, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong had a public meltdown on stage and subsequently sought treatment for substance abuse. Now, after four years — and a successful stint in rehab — Armstrong, 44, drummer Tré Cool, 43, and bassist Mike Dirnt, 44, are pumped for their return with Revolution Radio.

“We’re ready to rock,” Cool

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‘Ordinary World’ Gets Fall Release Date

on August 31, 2016

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group has set an October 14 day-and-date release for Ordinary World, fka Geezer, a comedic drama starring Billie Joe Armstrong that premiered at Tribeca in April. The Green Day frontman plays Perry, an aging former punk rocker who’s now a married father of two. He leads a sedate life in Queens until his brother (Chris Messina) gives him money to throw a huge 40th birthday rockstar bash in a fancy Manhattan hotel — a chance to get it out of his system. But Perry’s puck past clashes with his middle-age reality.

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Green Day Lands First Mainstream Rock Songs No. 1 in 7 Years With 'Bang Bang'

on August 30, 2016

The lead single from 'Revolution Radio' also marks the band's quickest rise to the top.

Green Day returns to the top of the heap on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs chart with a, well, bang, as "Bang Bang" -- the lead single from the group's upcoming 12th studio album Revolution Radio -- leaps 5-1 on the tally dated Sept. 10.

The song becomes Green Day's fourth No.

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"Bang Bang" CD with B-Side available for pre-order at Best Buy

on August 28, 2016

  • Bang Bang
  • Letterbomb [Live]

 

Available September 23rd or you can Pre-Order at Best Buy: HERE

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