Billie Joe Armstrong
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 15: Musician Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and a fan perform during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at ACL Live on March 15, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
follows Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong from a punk rock concert at Madison Square Garden to the opening of his musical American Idiot on Broadway — only ten blocks away, but worlds apart. From behind the curtain share in the crazy journey of turning the mega-hit album into a punk rock musical — and ultimately see how the world of theatre transformed Billie Joe.
It would be great to do another rock opera, but using more lo-fi technology ... I love shitty-sounding records. I'd love to do more stuff with Green Day that is 100 percent live. Sometimes I wish we would have recorded our last records that way — that Exile on Main Street feel, where you just get some good tones and go.More quotes »
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Billie Joe Armstrong, Slash and Krist Novoselic pay tribute to The Doors' Ray Manzarek
including Slash and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day have paid tribute to Ray Manzarek of The Doors, who died yesterday (May 20). The tributes flowed after the news was broken on The Doors' official Facebook page, which revealed that the keyboardist and founding from NME Read more »
Swank Sinatra defends Psy, calls Billie Joe Armstong the 'HIV of music'
week, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong shocked the music world when emerged from his 12-step cocoon and proclaimed that South Korean pop star Psy was “the herpes of music.” Ouch. Fortunately, someone was there to defend Psy’s honor. “It’s pretty obvious that from Charleston City Paper Read more »
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Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong compared Korena crossover pop star Psy to herpes. Yep, we're pretty tired of "Gangnam Style" too. [via SFGate] Mikal Cronin's new disc MCII is getting major props from all around the web (see the gorgeous Yours Truly video from 7x7 Magazine Read more »
Psy Responds To 'Herpes' Barb From Green Day Frontman
number of YouTube views have made him a global phenomenon, has responded to a stinging barb from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. The American singer used his Instagram account on Thursday, to calmly remark that "This dude is the herpes of music. Once from The Huffington Post: UK Edition Read more »
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TO THE PRO REPORT, where we are rolling our eyes at Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, who called pop star Psy, “the herpes of music.” Send policy tips this way: email@example.com . Or tweet me @ RachaelMBade and follow @ POLITICOPro . TODAY'S TOP POLICY NEWS: from The Politico Read more »