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    July 27, 2011


    New issue of KERRANG! to feature 30 amazing facts about Billie Joe Armstrong and a Tre Cool poster.

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    July 26, 2011


    Last year Billie Joe appeared on Nikki Sixx' radio show, Sixx Sense. The audio is available online now here.

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    July 26, 2011


    Finally! The Network's debut LP "Money Money 2020" gets its first wax treatment! And on 180-gram blue vinyl, no less!

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    July 25, 2011


    New Macbeth shoes from Mike Dirnt available Fall 2011.

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    July 25, 2011


    It's July and we're all anxious to get away for some time before the end of summer is upon us. So the eternal question came up again at dinner last night with some friends...if you could only take 10 albums with you to a desert island with no other access to music (sorry no cloud service is available on this particular island), what would they be?

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    July 25, 2011

    Watch Billie Joe on Sky TV's documentary on rock and roll phoptographer Bob Gruen.

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    July 24, 2011


    Spotify, the jukebox service now rolling out via invite in the U.S., has a neat feature where users can publish and subscribe to each other’s playlists.

    You have to love that tech leaders like Reed Hastings and Mark Zuckerberg are partaking in public playlists and revealing that some of their mutual favorite listens are Madonna, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift. (Did guilty pleasure pop music help break the ice when the Netflix CEO recently agreed to join the Facebook board?)

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    July 24, 2011


    Inspired by the Green Day album of the same name, American Idiot follows three twentysomething friends whose dreams of rock star glory are sidelined by drug abuse, unwanted pregnancies and military duties. The Tony-nominated musical will launch a national tour this fall. Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who stepped into the role of St. Jimmy during the Broadway run, is even eyeing a starring role in an upcoming film adaptation of the show.

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    July 24, 2011


    The Nineties' most irrepressible punk brats grew up with a bang. They also proved they could take on the kind of gargantuan old-school concept album that nobody else seemed to have the guts to try. Not only did they pull it off, they made one of the era's lasting albums, raging against political complacency of mid-decade America with a Who-size sense of grandeur. From the nine-minute epic "Jesus of Suburbia" to the punk nugget "Extraordinary Girl/Letterbomb," they zeroed in on the rock audience's political outcasts and misfits as Billie Joe Armstrong snarled, "Welcome to a new kind of tension/All across the alien nation."

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    July 21, 2011


    Vote for your 25 by arranging the Q covers on the grid below into a ranking of one to 25. You can even add as many as three new names to the list if you think we've missed someone. Every week, one voter will win a BlackBerry® Bold phone. Those who have the winning artist at the top of their list when voting closes will be eligible to win the ultimate prize - a BlackBerry® PlayBook™.

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