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  • Green Day front man and Grammy® Award-winning artist Billie Joe Armstrong and Grammy® Award-winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones have teamed up to record Foreverly, an unforgettable 12-song collection inspired by Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, an album of traditional Americana songs reinterpreted, recorded, and released by The Everly Brothers in 1958. Recorded in nine days, Foreverly, captures the beauty of the Everly's stunning close harmonies to create a moving powerful testament to these rootsy ballads. Reprise Records will release album on November 25th. To pre-order the album click

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  • What is weirder than thinking about Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong casually chilling out with indie-jazz super chanteuse Norah Jones? How about if the two of them get together and record an album of Everly Brothers covers? In an instance of something so weird it actually makes perfect sense, the two musicians recently convened in NYC to bang out their own version of the Everly Brothers’ album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. The original album, released in 1958, was itself a kind of covers record: a collection of traditional country songs that were previously made famous by the likes of

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  • New photos from Helsinki posted exclusively to Idiot Nation. Login: HERE

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  • Don't miss these screenings of 'Broadway Idiot' tonight!

    OCTOBER 18
    Arlington, MA – Capitol
    Asheville, NC – Carolina
    Columbus, OH – Gateway
    Encino, CA – Town Center
    Kansas City, MO – Tivoli (one night only!)
    Los Angeles, CA – Laemmle Royal
    Pasadena, CA – Playhouse 7
    Pelham, NY – Picturehouse (one night only!)
    Santa Ana, CA – South Coast Village
    San Francisco, CA – The Vogue
    Seattle, WA – Sundance
    Springfield, MO – Moxie
    Tempe, AZ – Valley Art

    For more details check out BroadwayIdiot.com

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  • Look for it to be available online and at Hot Topic stores at the end of the month! Limited pressing of 1500.

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    October 16, 2013

     

    Taking a work of music that rails against the suburban middle class and adapting it to the quintessential middle class genre, the Broadway musical, may seem bizarre. It did to Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong. “My fear,” he says in the documentary Broadway Idiot, which chronicles the adaptation of Green Day’s American Idiot to Broadway, “was that it was just going to be sort of absurd, not relatable and corny.”

    But for Michael Mayer, Tony Award winning director of Spring Awakening, adapting Green Day’s American Idiot to the stage held the promise of resurrecting Broadway’s roots as the

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  • OCTOBER 15
    Atlanta, GA – Midtown Art (one night only!)
    Denver, CO – Chez Artiste (one night only!)
    Detroit, MI – Main Art (one night only!)
    Houston, TX – River Oaks (one night only!)
    Indianapolis, IN – Keystone (one night only!)
    Minneapolis, MN – Lagoon (one night only!)
    San Diego, CA – Hillcrest (one night only!)
    St. Louis, MO – Tivoli (one night only!)

     

    More info at BroadwayIdiot.com

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  • BASS PLAYER LIVE! 2013:

     

    JASON NEWSTED, MIKE DIRNT, CHRIS BRODERICK, JIM NORTON, AND SEBASTIAN BACH

    ADDED TO CELEBRITY GUEST LINEUP FOR

    NOVEMBER 9 BASS PLAYER LIVE! CONCERT AND AWARDS SHOW

    PRESENTED BY HARTKE

    AT THE FONDA THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD

     

    AMERICAN BLUES MUSICIAN AND SONGWRITER WILLIE DIXON HONORED POSTHUMOUSLY WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

     
     

    The celebrity guest lineup for the November 9 Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show presented by Hartke has been expanded. The all-star concert will take place at the historic Fonda Theatre and will honor heavy metal legend, Black Sabbath’s

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  • From Idiot Nation:

    To celebrate the release of Broadway Idiot, we're giving away 10 American Idiot Playbills signed by Billie Joe himself! Want a chance to win?  This contest is open to all members.

    Winners will be chosen Thursday, October 17th. Only one entry per person will be qualified. Good luck.

    Login to Idiot Nation: HERE

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  • "Broadway Idiot"
    Director: Doug Hamilton
    Producer: Ira Pittelman
    Featuring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Mayer, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool
    Distributor: Film Buff
    Release date: Oct. 10 (CBGB Film Festival), Oct. 11 (New York, on-demand), Oct. 15 (eight one-nighters), Oct. 18 (additional cities)
    Running Time: 81 Minutes

    Catharsis has rarely been captured better than in director Doug Hamilton's shots of an awestruck Billie Joe Armstrong in the few seconds after he hears an ensemble of actors perform songs from Green Day's "American Idiot." It's an early scene in "Broadway Idiot," a chronicling of the path

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