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    August 05, 2010

    Rock the Vote is hoping to register 200,000 young people across the nation to vote before November's mid-term elections, leaders of the nonpartisan organization told reporters today in a conference call. The organization, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is hoping to abate the low turnout that generally accompanies mid-term elections.

    The effort is focused on young people who have turned 18 since 2008 and those who have moved since then.

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    August 05, 2010

    DARIEN — So just who is this band that has stolen the hearts of your children? Why is it OK to take your children to see them while they swear a blue streak and act out a pantomime of horny male adolescence to the tune of three-or four-chord punk rock? And just why were you there with your 8-year-old, mister? Just what exactly is your problem?
    You probably don’t really have a problem, actually. Maybe you just love rock ’n’ roll, and hoped to pass that love on to your kids, the occasional F-bomb be damned. If so, the Green Day show at Darien Lake Thursday night was the place for you.

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    August 05, 2010

    Bring me stickers of your local bands to the shows! I need more stickers for "blue"!! -bj

    Join the Green Day Twitter: HERE.

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  • Planning a Green Day set in 2010 must be a bitch. Half the audience wants Broadway-musical-inspiring opuses about love, war and Really Meaningful Things; the other half still idolizes 16-year-old songs about jacking off from an album named after excrement. At Tuesday night's tour kickoff at Camden, New Jersey's Susquehanna Bank Center, the band split the difference with a blistering 2-hour-and-40-minute set that was part post-American Idiot greatest hits and part pop-punk history lesson.

    As the lights dropped, fans rose to chant the mournful "Song of the Century," giving it the same

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    August 02, 2010

    2010 MTV VMA Nomination:

    Green Day
    Title: 21st Century Breakdown
    Album: 21st Century Breakdown
    Director: Marc Webb
    Label: Reprise Records
    Production Company: DNA
    Producer: Michael Angelos
    Special Effects: Laundry

     

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