Green Day's "99 Revolutions Tour" comes to Europe this Friday at Fiera Milano Live in Milan, Italy. For a complete list of tour dates and ticket information: www.greenday.com/tour
May 21, 2013
Stars including Slash and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day have paid tribute to Ray Manzarek of The Doors, who died yesterday (May 20).
Full article at NME: HERE
Nirvana! Green Day! Metallica! - Rock's Greatest Lyrics
So much more than just words, lyrics are at the heart of music. They provide a glimpse into the mind of a rockstar and invite you in to bond with them. We look at the best of the best, including the likes of Kurt Cobain, James Hetfield, Billie Joe Armstrong, Corey Taylor and Jello Biafra, whilst Andy Biersack, Gus Wood and more tell us their favourite lyricists, favourite lyrics and what they mean to them. Who knows, you might even feel inspired to write your own!
More at Kerrang!: HERE
May 18, 2013
Are you ready for a new contest? This week we’re giving away 8 drumsticks signed by Tre. Winners will be chosen Friday, May 24th. Only one entry per person will be qualified. Good luck! Open to all Idiot Nation members!
Login to Idiot Nation to enter now: HERE
Check out Tre Cool's signature Zildjian drumsticks:HERE
The show, which runs May 28 through June 2 at the San Diego Civil Theatre, takes the audience through the three men’s emotional journeys as mostly told through Green Day’s songs.
“This is such a potent time for our country and the search of our characters for what to believe in is gorgeously celebrated through Billie Joe [Armstrong] and Green Day’s wonderfully lush score,” said Tom Hulce, producer.
From Idiot Nation:
We’re giving away 40 copies of the “Green Day – The Art of Rock” book. A very nice addition to anyone's Green Day collection, this book features art inspired by the songs from Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown.
Winners will be chosen Friday, May 17th. Only one entry per person will be qualified. Good luck!
Open to all Idiot Nation members! Can't wait? You can order the book at Adeline Records: HERE
Login now at Idiot Nation to enter: HERE
AMERICAN IDIOTWhen:8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Straz Center, 1010 MacInnes Place, Tampa Tickets: $79.50 and $44.50; (813) 299-7827 and strazcenter.orgAs with any job, there are occupational hazards that come with being an actor in musical theater. On the touring production of “American Idiot,” it's the “bangover.” “There are definitely some bangovers,” said Evan Jay Newman, the production's musical director, who also performs as part of the show's onstage band. “That's what we call the headache you have the next day after you've been on stage headbanging.”
May 14, 2013
Thiebaud’s company, Real Skateboards, is selling custom skateboards styled after Green Day’s album art. Proceeds will benefit the hospital.
BERKELEY, CALIF.—Local skateboard legend Jim Thiebaud has definitely made good
The co-founder of Real Skateboards, one of the biggest and most respected board companies in the U.S., Thiebaud announced a new fundraising partnership on Monday with East Bay rockers Green Day that will benefit Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland.
“It’s a true collaboration with Green Day,” Thiebaud told the Daily News. “I’ve been friends with Billie Joe for more than 15 years. I grew up in Berkeley and Oakland. When you were a punk rocker or a skateboarder, you stuck out, so you got to know everyone in the scene.”
Mimicking the graphics for Green Day’s latest, multi-album release, “Uno!,” “Dos!,” and “Tré!,” Real is issuing custom skateboards that the company will sell in skate shops and online. Proceeds will go to Children’s Hospital.
Skateboarding and music can be a positive force for change. A portion of the proceeds from these decks will be donated to Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland.
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the Bay Area's only independent children's hospital. For over 100 years, It's been Children's Oakland's mission to take care of every child who needs help, regardless of ability to pay.
For more info please visit: www.childrenshospitaloakland.org
You can pick up a board here: http://store.adelinerecords.net
May 13, 2013
This contest is open worldwide!
In 2012, Green Day had enough creative inspiration to record three albums of new material. As they deliver that inspiration directly to their supporters on their current world tour, Green Day wants to see how their music can inspire the filmmaker in YOU, with the launch of the official 'Green Day Short Film Challenge'.
Whether you have a flip cam or cellphone video app, or are an aspiring auteur with hotshot shooting and editing skills, or perhaps the creative type with something to say, Green Day wants to see your work and what you’re capable of.
Here's the deal:
1. Choose one of the 37 songs across Green Day’s newest records ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and¡TRE! that gets your creative juices flowing. You can review the tracks on Spotify or download the track from iTunes.
2. Create an awesome film to accompany the song you choose. It’s not the tools you use that are important, it is how you get what’s in your head and heart onto the screen. Do you have access to multiple cameras, cranes and a special effects house? Cool, but don’t be discouraged if it’s just you, a camera phone and some video apps. Sometimes limitations aren’t limitations at all.
Green Day's Choice
One winner will have their short film featured and promoted for millions around the world via Green Day’s official website and social media channels. Additionally the winner will:
- Receive a Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Camera with lens and accessories
- Be featured in an exclusive interview and profile on GreenDay.com
A further four finalists will each receive an ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and¡TRE! box signed by Green Day and will have their submissions featured on GreenDay.com.