All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Green Day’

Joan Jett Talks Rock Hall Induction

Joan Jett and her band The Black Hearts will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This past April, she and her band played on stage during Nirvana’s induction at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. “Maybe it reminded people I’m out there,” Jett said on Tuesday about the fact that she received her nomination shortly thereafter. “It’s a roiling …

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Tommy Ramone of The Ramones Dies at 62

Tommy Ramone, the last original member of the punk band The Ramones, died at his Queens, New York home on Friday at the age of 62. He was under hospice care, having suffered from bile duct cancer. Dave Frey works for Ramones Productions and Silent Partner Management. He confirmed Tommy Ramone’s passing. Born Erdelyi Tamas in Budapest, Hungary, he emigrated …

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Green Day Singer: Rehab Was Manager-Ordered

Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong sat down for a Rolling Stone interview recently in which he spoke openly about his drug use and what finally made him seek treatment in rehab. 41-year old Armstrong says he was in one of the darkest places he’d ever been in when he went on a drug-fueled rant onstage at the iHeartRadio Festival …

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Billie Joe Armstrong Throws Tantrum, Goes To Rehab

If huge media attention right before a major album release is a bad thing, then Billie Joe Armstrong’s onstage meltdown and temper tantrum were ill-timed. But some think it came not as a precursor to him checking into rehab, but as a ploy for the spotlight. Apparently, when the band was told they only had a minute left on stage …

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Billie Joe Armstrong: Green Day Singer Hospitalized

Billie Joe Armstrong, frontman for Green Day, was hospitalized over the weekend while in Bologna, Italy for a show. The event was cancelled, but reps for the band declined to say what exactly was wrong with the energetic singer. Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt, who play drums and bass in the band, uploaded a video to Green Day’s website explaining …

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American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google

Google hosted the touring cast of the Broadway musical American Idiot for a Q&A session. The musical is based on the hit 2004 Green Day album of the same title. Bradley Horowitz, the VP of Product Management for Google+, posted some photos and video of the event to his Google+ stream. (image) (image) Bradley Horowitz 3 days ago Wonderful cast …

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