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  • American Idiot, the Green Day musical that traveled from Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Broadway, Britain and beyond comes home with an exclusive screening of a new film. Broadway Idiot, a documentary about the making of Green Day’s American Idiot, debuted to stellar reviews at last month’s South by Southwest Film Festival. Now it returns to Berkeley Rep, where it all began. Broadway Idiot plays for one night only –Saturday, May 4 at 8pm. Tickets are only $10 and $20. Reserve yours at

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  • Bringing a band on stage is a blast. You get backstage, a free bottle of water, some skittles, usually a contact high, and a cool backstage sticker that proves you didn’t hop the fence. Sometimes you even get to meet the band and that’s exactly what happened to KROQ contest winner Peter from Ontario. He called and called and called as we ran a contest to not only bring Green Day on stage at The LA Sports Arena, but to also get an autographed guitar AND to met Tre, Mike, and Billy Joe backstage. Peter won the contest. Not bad.

    Full article at KROQ: HERE

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  • Look for Billie Joe to be featured in a new book by tattoo artist, Kat Von D. "Go Big or Go Home" is available now: HERE

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  • Green Day at The Greek Theater in Berkeley, California on April 16, 2013 by Natalie Nesser

    "It's been a long time since I've been able to say this. Berkeley, California!" shouted Billie Joe Armstrong to his screaming hometown crowd at The Greek Theater on April 16th, blowing kisses to the audience as a green-haired Tre Cool ran up to the drums, bassist Mike Dirnt took command of the spot to his left, and a stoic Jason White stood to his right... and the energy only escalated from there.

    Opening with the tour theme song "99 Revolutions" from Green Day's latest trilogy album iTRE!, all I could think was Holy Fuck! The light show. The heart-pumping energy. The band members' inability to age. It all came together in one perfect moment to remind us all, despite events of the last six months, a golden oldies seniors tour this was not. As a legacy band, Green Day pulled off a rare and amazing feat: they really can have it both ways, simply because they've earned it.

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  • For the first time in its fourteen-year long history, the Newport Beach Film Festival kicked off the year's season with a documentary film that packs as much wallop and frenetic energy as a mosh pit circle.

    Director Doug Hamilton's Broadway Idiot follows world-famous punk band Green Day as their album American Idiot is transformed into a Broadway musical. Hamilton captures the process from beginning to end, juxtaposed with Green Day's own trajectory to super stardom.

    The opening night red carpet affair was all a-flutter with photographers and press lined up, while the festival volunteers and

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  • Calling all Idiot Nation skaters! We’ve snagged 4 custom Green Day Skate decks by Adeline Records featuring Uno, Dos, Tre, and Cuatro – and we’re giving them away exclusively to Idiot Nation members. Want a chance to win? Login to Idiot Nation: HERE

    Proceeds from the skate decks go to benefit the Oakland Children's Hospital. Click here to purchase one.

    Follow @adelinerecords, @realskateboards, @gdidiotnation.

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  • Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, and Mike Dirnt -- a.k.a. punk rock's Green Day -- attended the Thursday night premiere of their documentary Broadway Idiot, which also officially kicked off the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival.

    Click HERE to watch the arrival on the red carpet.

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  • I've had friends that have gotten tribute tattoos for their wives, husbands, girlfriends and boyfriends, and you know what? Those relationships never seem to last! Some believe that there is some kind of wacky curse that inflicts the relationship after going under the needle. Recently, Amber Rose got a HUGE tattoo of her fiancee Wiz Khalifa's face on her arm. It's so big that covering it up will prove near impossible, so let's hope for her it all works out! And you know what is surprising?

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  • Follow Newport Beach Film Festival on Instagram: and Twitter: for more pics from the event going on now!


    Go behind the curtain with Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong as he ventures into the strange world of Broadway.

    Broadway Idiot - Online trailer
    April 25th, 2013
    21 and over only
    Edwards Big Newport
    Tickets: $175 Film and Party



    '¡Cuatro!' goes behind the scenes as Green Day create their trilogy, '¡UNO!',

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  • Oakland's own Green Day performed at Berkeley's Greek Theatre & hosted some VIPs from Children's Hospital Oakland! Children's Oakland patients & parents attended sound check & hung out with the band backstage before the concert. Also participating were members of REAL professional skateboard team. REAL & Green Day collaborated on one-of-kind Green Day skateboards with proceeds from sales going to Children's Oakland. View photos from the concert:

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