"Back then, I just wanted to write songs I could be proud of and be able to play in five years," Billie Joe Armstrong said last year of his attitude while creating Green Day's 1994 pop-punk breakthrough Dookie. The LP went on to sell millions and Armstrong — who didn't get the credit he deserved as a writer back in the days of more serious-minded bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam — has amassed one of the most impressive song books of the last 20 years.
August 30, 2015
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August 19, 2015
Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Green Day has signed with SESAC for representation.
Consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, the American punk band that has reached superstar status on a global stage for songs such as “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” “American Idiot,” “Know Your Enemy,” and “Wake Me Up When September Ends,” has sold more than 75 million records, won multiple Grammy Awards and toured the world numerous times.
“Green Day is an iconic band that has created important, diverse and unforgettable records,” said John Josephson, Chairman
August 07, 2015
Calling all Idiot Nation members in the UK:
We are offering IN members a chance to win tickets to a performance of their choice for the month of September.
Three winners will win a pair of tickets to see American Idiot for a show of their choice in September. This contest will close on August 27, 2015 at 10am PST. Winners will be emailed instructions on how to pick up their tickets. This contest is for tickets ONLY. Transportation and lodging will not be provided.
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From Idiot Nation:
We have a special allocation of prime seats set aside for each performance of These Paper Bullets! featuring music and lyrics from Billie Joe. The performances will take place at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, CA. Members will be able to purchase tickets from the IN member allocation starting on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11am PST
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