Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has opened up about his recent rehab stint in a story for Rolling Stone magazine. He claims he was abusing alcohol and prescription medication. And at its worst he would wake up in strange living rooms, unsure of how he got there, having blacked out the night before. Read More
Superstorm Sandy has given us quite a window into the minds of the stars.
Take Lindsay Lohan, for example. Here’s what she tweeted about the storm: “WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (i’m calling it Sally)..? Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace.” Read More
Billie Joe Armstrong is headed to rehab after having a fit when his band’s set was cut short to give more time to co-headliner Usher at a recent concert in Las Vegas. The Green Day frontman exploded onstage after he was told he only had a minute left to play, imploding at the apparent snub with a slew of curse words and spittle. Read More
Apparently that brooding James Dean-wannabe James Franco phones in his education just like he phoned in his disastrous hosting of the Oscars last year.
Now he’s being sued for defamation by a former New York University professor who gave the actor a D in his film class and was, he claims, subsequently fired for it. Read More
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong was rushed to the hospital in Italy “due to illness” (rumor has it that it was “gastric” in nature) and had to cancel the band’s show Sunday.
Ashen bandmates Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt appeared on video and seemed to take the change in plans very hard, somberly apologizing to fans and saying they were “beyond devastated” that they had to bow out of the I-Festival in Bologna and that it “sucks.” Read More
Oh, how The City loves “American Idiot.” Green Day’s latter day punk-pop enigma was a creative force of nature when it premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009. Then it went on to Broadway and nabbed two Tonys, surprising theatergoers and critics with its visual feats and sobering look at life in post-9/11, George W. Bush America. Read More
Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer for Berkeley punk band Green Day, has said he was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight because he was wearing saggy pants.
The singer posted an item on his Twitter account Thursday around 7 p.m. stating that he had just been kicked off a Southwest flight "because my pants sagged too low!" Read More
Wanna know just how fast time flies? Here’s some news that clocks it at a staggering SST velocity: Only yesterday, it seems, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong was an angry young green-haired man, writing about cute girls he saw — but was too shy to address — in the high school library. Read More
Just when everyone was probably wondering “Say! What in the heck are our local heroes Green Day up to?” the titanic, Broadway-immortalized power trio is back with an unexpected surprise. On March 22, they’ll unleash “Awesome As F---,” a brand-new live album-DVD, culled from their recent 2009-10 tour backing the Grammy-winning “21St Century Breakdown.” Read More