Seeing a band or artist you like in a movie is always a surreal experience, perhaps because you’re close to their music and understand them as a “real person,” then bang! Hollywood magicks them into a character and suddenly it’s weird, maaan. Here are ten clips of musician movie appearances we put together for your Wednesday leisure-time viewing pleasure. What are your favorite musician movie appearances?
In this deleted scene from This Is 40, Billie Joe Armstrong makes a cameo as himself and meets with Pete (Paul Rudd), an owner of a small record label, to discuss a music project that won't sound anything like Green Day. He says he wants to blend Norwegian death metal with Belle And Sebastian-style music. He jokes that he "sells too many records" and that he wants to change that.
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