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Perry (Billie Joe Armstrong) is a happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth.
Director: Lee Kirk
Screenwriter: Lee Kirk
Producer: Tim Perell, Alex A. Ginzburg and Tony Lee
Editor: Stephen Haren
Cinematographer: Scott Miller
Composer: Dickon Hinchliffe
Co-Producer: Becky Glupczynski
Cast: Billie Joe Armstrong, Fred Armisen, Judy Greer, Selma Blair,
“I couldn’t tell if I was late for my funeral or early for my funeral,” Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong joked at the Fox Theater on Friday. Armstrong had a point — spending a few hours watching local bands pay tribute to some of your own greatest hits seems a bit like witnessing a eulogy for the living.
But instead, “A Tribute to Dookie,” hosted by Bay Area nonprofit UnderCover Presents, was more so a celebration of life — the life that Green Day’s seminal album breathed into the East Bay punk scene and the life of 924 Gilman, the iconic Berkeley all-ages venue that brought the
News from Helpgilman.org:
We’re proud to announce that we’ve teamed up with the non-profit UnderCover Presents for a tribute to Green Day’s “Dookie” in order to raise money for the continued operations of our beloved 924 Gilman Street. Given Green Day’s history with and continued support of 924 Gilman, it was a natural choice to work on this production together.
The record will be performed live, in order, by more than a dozen local bands from punk to twang to indie to classical to EDM. (full list below!)
A full-length CD of the covers has been recorded at Berkeley’s legendary Fantasy
It's hard to believe American Idiot RELOADED is approaching its final performance on Sunday, November 8th, 2015 at The Met Theatre in Hollywood, California. Hundreds have now attended this one of a kind immersive show DOMA Theatre Company created for loyal Green Day supporters to experience first hand. Due to its highly popular demand, production holds to all of this weekend's performances (10.30, 10.31, & 11.1) have just been released on www.domatheatre.com! We remind everyone, the show will NOT be having additional performances.
Cassette Store Day is back for its third year, celebrating the glory of tape, and happens October 17 in North America, UK, Australia, New Zeleand and Germany.
The North American branch is being handled once again by the cassette fanatics at Burger Records and there's over 100 exclusive titles for CSD 2015, including ones by Motorhead, Sebadoh, The Gaslight Anthem, Foals, Kylesa, Beach Slang, Alex G, Green Day, and more.
The full final list of titles is below, and more info on them is over at the CSD site.
Full article at Brooklyn Vegan: HERE
October 14, 2015
On Sept. 16, we announced that Heart Like a Hand Grenade, the long-lost documentary chronicling the making of Green Day’s American Idiot, was finally hitting the big screen. Today, we have an exclusive first look at a clip of the John Rocker-directed film.
Click to watch Green Day perform “American Idiot” live for the first time, at Los Angeles’ Olympic Auditorium.
Watch the video at Billboard: HERE
GREEN DAY PARTNERS WITH
ABRAMORAMA, REPRISE RECORDS and VIMEO
ON GLOBAL THEATRICAL, DIGITAL and DVD RELEASE
HEART LIKE A HAND GRENADE
LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK (October 8, 2015) – On the day of its world premiere at
the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Green Day
announces a collaboration with Abramorama, Reprise Records and Vimeo to distribute
the documentary, Heart Like a Hand Grenade, an unprecedented behind the scenes look
at the writing and recording of their legendary album American Idiot. Abramorama will
release the film theatrically in the United