"I feel like we've been through puberty together," said Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong toward the close of the band's joyous, marathon show at Cleveland's House of Blues last night. It was their first U.S. show in two years and much of the adoring throng was middle-aged guys and girls reveling in the soundtrack of their teenage years, many of whom came to the all-ages show with their kids. In town for Saturday's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony — they're being inducted into the Ohio institution alongside Joan Jett, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr, among others — the band tore through a
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The madness has begun. Green Day fans are already lining up at House of Blues for tonight's sold out, general admission show.
Fans began posting photos of the line on Twitter early Thursday morning. The line is already stretching down the street. Some have been in line for more than 30 hours with tents and sleeping gear. Green Day announced the special, pre-Rock Hall show earlier this month (the band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Cleveland's Public Hall on Saturday). Tickets for the House of Blues gig sold out in a matter of minutes.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Pop quiz, kiddies: How much Green Day is too much Green Day?
Ha! It's a trick question, because there's no such thing, and I'm pretty sure every single person who was at the newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's sold-out show at the House of Blues on Thursday would testify to that.
Three solid hours of Green Day - playing tunes from their Sweet Children days all the way to their latest trilogy, "Uno!,'' "Dos!,'' and "Tre!'' - proved one thing, and proved it emphatically: The band DESERVES to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
What's really sweet - no pun
Enter To Win: Tickets To See Green Day Live In ClevelandEnter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to attend Green Day's show at House of Blues Cleveland on April 16th.WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!Login to enter at Idiot Nation: HERE
April 10, 2015
New issue of KERRANG! available: HERE