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    June 08, 2010

    Green Day, Lady Gaga and Soundgarden are the headliners for the Lollapalooza 2010 music festival to be held Aug. 6-8 in Chicago's Grant Park.

    Just released today, the lineup also includes the Strokes; Arcade Fire; MGMT; Phoenix; Jimmy Cliff; Erykah Badu; DEVO; Blues Traveler, Hot Chop and the Black Keys. More than 100 acts are scheduled over the three days.

    Tickets also are on sale starting today and range from $90 for a single day and $215 for three days to $850 for a VIP pass.

    [Full article at CBS News]

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    June 08, 2010

    Green Day: Rock Band Launch Trailer [HD] at Rock Band Facebook: HERE.

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    June 07, 2010

    'Green Day: Rock Band' Features Decades Of Dye Jobs And Tattoos

    "I thought we could have a lot of fun with 'Rock Band' and highlight different times in our career," bassist Mike Dirnt said. "I thought it was a really cool way to kind of show people, you know, just different things [about the group] in a format the size of a TV set."

    It seems that — nearly as much as their music — Green Day's career can be broken down into specific looks too: the baby dreadlocks and eye-popping dye jobs of the Dookie days; the bottle-blond, leather-jacket look of the Warning era; or the black spikes

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    June 07, 2010

    Just How Much Did Green Day Do For 'Green Day: Rock Band'?

    Since the guys in Green Day aren't huge gamers, it makes you wonder just how much involvement they had in the making of "Green Day: Rock Band." According to Chris Foster, the project lead on the game, quite a lot. We spoke to Foster recently about what the band brought to the table.

    "The band was involved throughout the project," Foster explained. "At the beginning we would brainstorm ideas for venues with them, talk about the set list and then we proposed our set list and they gave us tweaks on that.

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  •  We're extending the deadline for the Idiot Club air guitar contest by a few
    days.  The new deadline is Friday, June 11th! We've gotten a few entries
    from you guys, but we know there's more of you out there with a creative
    edge! So get crackin' on this!

    We're looking for a few good Idiot Club members to show your rock star moves
    to the world! That's right-record yourself doing your best air guitar to
    your favorite Green Day song and you could win some cool autographed Green
    Day Rock Band Schwag!

    Make sure you log in to the Idiot Club or become a member at
    www.idiotclub.com for more info.

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