Pick up the new EP in iTunes for a special price of $2.49. This EP features
the cast version of 21 Guns (with Green Day), the original version from
'21st Century Breakdown,' and a live version recorded in Japan last year!
Click HERE to get it.
In anticipation, Green Day re-recorded their current hit, '21 Guns,' from their current album, '21st Century Breakdown,' with the cast of 'American Idiot' at the band's studio in Oakland this past fall. The new video, directed by Doug Hamilton and Bill Berg Hillinger, shows singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong in the producer's chair as he leads the gang of thespians through the new arrangement. It's a pretty killer version, all told.
[Watch the video premiere at Spinner]
Green Day have been here before. But after winning Best Rock Album at the 2010 Grammy Awards for 21st Century Breakdown, singer Billie Joe Armstrong said this victory was even better than the first time.
"I have to say that this is the sweetest time ... I think just the pressure coming off American Idiot," he said, referring to the first time the veteran punk band took home the honor, for their 2004 concept album. "Then putting out 21st Century Breakdown and getting recognized for it and all the success that it's had, it feels really great."
Armstrong also raved about Lady Gaga's
LOS ANGELES – Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" has won the best rock album Grammy.
The group's album topped works by U2, AC/DC, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, and the .
At the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (January 31), Green Day gave the world a preview of the musical based on their 2004 album American Idiot. Singing along with the cast of the show coming soon to Broadway, Billie Joe Armstrong and the band busted out "21 Guns," a cut off 21st Century Breakdown, which won the Best Rock Album Grammy.
Directed by Tony-winning "Spring Awakening" helmer Michael Mayer, the show began a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in September 2009. Telling a story of love, loss and war, the musical integrates songs from American Idiot as well as 21st Century
News from Mike Dirnt's restaurant, Rudys Can't Fail Cafe:
Don't miss Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe Food Network Premiere on "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" with Guy Fieri! Triple D Goes Tailgatin", on the Food Network Monday, January 25th at 10 pm/9c.
More info at The Food Network: HERE.
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Green Day to Perform "21 Guns" Live with the Broadway Cast of American Idiot at the Grammy Awards This Sunday
Video for New Version of Green Day’s Platinum Single “21 Guns” — Featuring the Cast of Hit Musical American Idiot — Premieres Exclusively on AOL Music on February 1st
Brand-New “21 Guns” EP Now Available
BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The video for the new version of Green Day’s platinum single “21 Guns,” now available from all digital service providers, will premiere on AOL Music on February 1st.
Both the song and video feature the members of Green Day, singer-guitarist