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  • Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the 14th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com) brings the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Newport Beach for eight spectacular days, April 25 – May 2, 2013.

    New this year is the launch of the Festival’s Music Series, showcasing...

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  • Katie McPansy Grogan also came out to the Moline, IL show to shoot photos.  Log in to: Idiot Nation HERE to see her exclusive gallery.  Also don't miss the just added photos of the Rosemont show from Idiot Nation...

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  • "It's been a slightly unpredictable path," Billie Joe Armstrong told a Chicago crowd already on the verge of hysteria after two hours of punk mayhem. Then he paused, surveying the surreal scene. "But I wouldn't trade it for the world."

    The adrenalized singer's band, Green Day, had nearly wrapped a monumental, energy-packed assault on Thursday night – their first arena gig since Armstrong's mental breakdown at last fall's iHeartRadio show in Vegas. Rehab for alcohol and drug addiction soon followed.

    By then, the evening had long felt, well, right: There was Armstrong, bounding about the stage, slashing away at his guitar, humping the ground and belting out his angst-ridden lyrics alongside bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool.
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  • Login to Idiot Nation to see if Tre answered your questions in an exclusive video Q&A from Jingletown Studios - Part 2: HERE

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  • Check out three sets of new photos in Idiot Nation from recent gigs in El Paso, SXSW, and tonight's soundcheck: HERE

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    March 28, 2013

    GREEN DAY LAUNCHES U.S. ARENA TOUR TONIGHT IN CHICAGO

    Los Angeles, CA – March 28, 2013 –Reprise Records' multi-platinum Grammy®Award-winning Green Day will kick off their 2013 U.S. arena tour tonight in Chicago at Allstate Arena. The forthcoming U.S. arena shows follow three recent dates at intimate venues in Pomona, Tempe, and El Paso as well a highly momentous career spanning set during Austin’s South By Southwest. Billboard declared the set “…a punk rock extravaganza”, while the Associated Press asserted, “…they’re playing like the old days.”

    Green Day is touring in support of its recently released album trilogy Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos!, and Green Day ¡Tré! The albums are the follow-up to the Grammy Award-winning ...

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  • Best Use of Social Media For Music

    The age of Pandora, Spotify and SoundCloud is upon us. Queues around the block from a record store have now translated to eagerly attentive followers who wait at any moment for their favorite artist or band to tweet a new song, post a new music video to Facebook, or create a new playlist on Spotify. Brands are now flocking to the top social music platforms to find consumers and share relevant music that...

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  • Check out the new issue of NME Magazine: HERE

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  • Congratulations to "xx_greendayfan_xx" on Instagram for being this weeks winner of a Green Day merch pack! You can see everyone's photos by searching Instagram for the hashtag #GreenDayTour2013.

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  • From Idiot Nation:

    We may have just outdone ourselves. This is quite possibly the coolest contest in IDiOT NATION history. While ¡CUATRO! was recently screened at SxSw it still hasn't been released yet and all copies are under lock and key. We are giving IDiOT NATION members a chance to have a private screening of
    ¡CUATRO! in their own home the night before Green Day take the stage in a city near you. We...

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