Listen to a recent interview with Mike Dirnt at W Radio: HERE.
October 04, 2010
October 03, 2010
Billie Joe performed a special version of "Time of your Life" at his last performance on Broadway last night. Listen to it: HERE.
October 01, 2010
Is Billie Joe Armstrong in 'American Idiot' a Broadway star in the making?
Pop & Hiss had a case of New York-envy this week, when Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, a California boy, no less, had a brief stay on Broadway. Armstrong, filling in for star Tony Vincent, took over this week the role of drug-pushing evil-doer St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the theatrical production inspired by the 2004 Green Day album of the same name. Times staffer Pamela Wilson, however, made the cross-country trip, and filed this guest post for Pop & Hiss on her reactions to Armstrong's jump to Broadway.
September 30, 2010
September 29, 2010
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Rocks Broadway In 'American Idiot'
Frontman thrills theatergoers while filling in as St. Jimmy.
If this whole rock-and-roll frontman thing doesn't pan out, Billie Joe Armstrong could have a pretty decent career on Broadway. That much was clear on Wednesday night (September 29), when he took the stage as St. Jimmy in "American Idiot," the big-budget play based on the smash album he and his Green Day mates released back in 2005.
Armstrong, who is filling in for actor Tony Vincent (away on a "family matter") all week, leapt into the role of