Let the countdown begin. Green Day is coming to rock Helsinki and we have your opportunity to purchase presale tickets through the Idiot Club! Idiot Club members will have first access to presale tickets for the show at Helsinki Kylasaari beginning TOMORROW Thursday, February 4 at 10am EST / 5pm EET, running until 5pm EST / 12am EET on Friday, Feburary 5 via an Idiot Club exclusive code. More info at IdiotClub.com
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.
Airs on the Food Network
Feb 05, 2010 - 9:00 PM ET/PT
Feb 06, 2010 - 12:00 AM ET/PT
Feb 14, 2010 - 3:00 PM ET/PT