Congratulations to Green Day who took home the Best Rock / Alternative / Heavy Metal International at the German Echo Awards: HERE.
USA Network honored Green Day this year at their 'Character Approved Awards', Watch two short clips of Billie Joe: HERE.
MUHAMMAD Azfar Zulkifli was treated like a rock star on Saturday.
First, he was picked up from a hotel in Orchardin the evening for a 30-minute spin round town in a red Ferrari.
Then, the 12-year-old was dropped off at Hard Rock Cafe.
At 9.30pm, he strapped on his electric guitar and took to the stage with local band Enigma. They played two Green Day songs - Viva La Gloria and East Jesus Nowhere.
All this was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation here. It aims to fulfil the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.
He was referred to it by the Children's Cancer Foundation
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Members of the cast of the new musical "American Idiot" were all smiles last night at Vanity Fair and USA Network's second annual Character Approved Awards in New York, where they performed songs from the show. The musical, based on the best-selling album by the alt-rock band Green Day, is moving to Broadway after completing a twice-extended, sold-out run at California's Berkeley Repertory Theatre.
"We're so excited," cast member Mary Farber said about the move. "I've never been a part of anything like this."
The young cast is a mix of Broadway newcomers and veterans, but those at the
Read the Bay Area Reporter's recent interview with Tre Cool: HERE.
Billie Joe is set to honour The Stooges as they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! The 25th annual induction ceremony is scheduled to take place on March 15 in New York City and will air live on Fuse TV.
USA Network announced today the ten honorees for the second annual Character Approved Awards, including Green Day and playwright Nora Ephrron. The Character Approved Awards are a multimedia campaign honoring individuals who are changing the face of American culture. Inspired by USA's Characters Welcome brand, the initiative is dedicated to celebrating the true trailblazers across a variety of disciplines such as art, philanthropy, new media and film.
• Green Day, Grammy Award-winning rock band (Music)
The St. James Theatre box office will open at 10 AM Feb. 22 for walkup sales for tickets to the new Broadway musical American Idiot. The first preview of the Green Day musical is March 24, toward an April 20 opening.
The St. James - not to be confused with St. Jimmy, a character in the show - is at 246 W. 44th Street. Tickets are now on sale to the general public through Telecharge.com (212) 239-6200, following a two-week exclusive for American Express cardholders.
According to the producers, "American Idiot follows the exhilarating journey of a new generation of young Americans as they