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  • (Left to Right) Shannon Burch (St. Jimmy), Mark Alford (Johnny) and Dani Hobbs (Whatshername) from the Lakewood Playhouse Production of "Gre

    Lakewood Playhouse's 'American Idiot' Pushes the Theater Envelope

    "Oh, it's the same 15 plays, repackaged every five years." "Where are the cutting edge shows that younger people will want to see?" "How many times can you see "Oliver?" Defenders and supporters of live community theater will recognize these statements and queries. On the heels of them comes the cry...
  • Watch Green Day bring color back to a drab world in 'Back in the USA'

    Watch Green Day bring color back to a drab world in 'Back in the USA'

    Last month, Green Day announced plans to unleash a brand new greatest hits album and now that the album is here, so is the music video for the record's only new track. On Friday, the iconic California-based band unleashed their politically charged music video for "Back in the USA." The video begins...
  • Green Day, The Killers, Stevie Wonder to headline Global Citizen Festival

    Green Day, The Killers, Stevie Wonder to headline Global Citizen Festival

    Green Day, The Killers, and Stevie Wonder are just some of the big names set to invade New York City later this year for the 2017 Global Citizen Festival. On Tuesday (Aug. 1), the annual music festival announced a diverse lineup for its 2017 incarnation which will feature musicians from many...
  • Watch Green Day revisit their past in 'Revolution Radio'

    Watch Green Day revisit their past in 'Revolution Radio'

    With the North American leg of their Revolution Radio tour on the horizon, Green Day has taken a break from their live shows to give fans a brand new music video. On Tuesday (June 13), the California-based band released the music video for their latest single, and album's title track, "Revolution...
  • Green Day performed on Friday night in Las Vegas at the MGM Garden Arena, and once again, the power-punk trio owned the house. They've reach

    Green Day got its name from recreational drug use, and it's awesome that everyone's clearly okay with it

    While some may disagree (and we're looking at you, Johnny Rotten), it's pretty punk that the band Green Day made it all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame despite being named after recreational drug use. Then again, the band's first mainstream LP, Dookie, was named after excrement, so...
  • Green Day took its post-show bows on Wednesday night in Broomfield, CO, and the concert simply reinforced everything we love about Green Day

    Green Day: Why they're your favorite band

    Rock and Roll Hame of Fame band Green Day rocked the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO, on Wednesday night as they continue the current North American leg of their tour in support of the Revolution Radio album released last fall. The band will perform in Las Vegas on Friday night and in San Diego on...
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    Green Day ends drought with first show in Green Bay

    It took nearly three decades of tours through Wisconsin, but Green Day finally took the stage in Green Bay, Wis. on Thursday night. Their stop at the Resch Center, in support of their latest album Revolution Radio, was near capacity with punk outfit Against Me! opening the show. Billie Joe Armstrong...
  • Green Day to make debut on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

    Green Day to make debut on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Green Day will be making their debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. The Grammy Award-winning rockers will be performing their #1 hit “Still Breathing.” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” airs at 11:35 p.m. EST/PST and 10:35 p.m. CT on CBS. Be...
  • Green Day to bring Revolution Radio tour to Hamilton

    Green Day to bring Revolution Radio tour to Hamilton

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members and Grammy Award-winning rock outfit Green Day will bring their Revolution Radio tour to Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre on Monday, March 20 at 8 p.m. Special guest Against Me! will serve as direct support. Green Day is touring in support of their latest studio long...
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    Photos: Green Day rock Verizon Center in D.C.

    Not even the impending threat of winter storm Stella could deter hardcore Green Day fans from their sold-out Revolution Radio show at Verizon Center in Washington D.C. on Monday night. As it turns out, Stella was kind enough to delay the hardcore stuff until after the show, proving that either...
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    5 things you didn’t know about Green Day

    Punk rockers Green Day have been a radio airwaves staple for more than two decades. Forming in 1986, the Cali-based band gained traction as part of the Bay Area’s DIY-club punk scene, giving way to monumental mainstream success that includes platinum albums, five Grammy Awards, induction into the...
  • Green Day perform during a show as part of their Revolution Radio European tour. 

    Watch Green Day invite a disabled fan onstage to play with them at the O2 in London

    Punk rock icons Green Day just wrapped up the first European leg of their Revolution Radio world tour in promotion of their latest studio album under the same name. The group made a stop at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday before returning back to North America for a run of U.S. and Canada shows...
  • 5 best Green Day music videos

    5 best Green Day music videos

    When they broke out in the early ‘90s, Green Day were one of the most controversial groups in popular music. The band’s most ardent detractors branded them sellouts for signing a major label contract. But in hindsight, it’s clear that pop punk had reached a tipping point and the trio was guilty of...
  • Marc Spitz, music journalist, playwright has died at 47.

    Music Journalist and playwright Marc Spitz has passed away

    Prolific music journalist and playwright Marc Spitz has passed away. He was 47 years old. Spitz began writing for Spin magazine in 1997. According to Billboard he wrote cover stories on Axl Rose, Weezer and Trent Reznor. Spitz was also a playwright who penned numerous plays beginning with “Retail...
  • Green Day add Rose Bowl as the final stop of their 2017 tour

    Green Day add Rose Bowl as the final stop of their 2017 tour

    Green Day are ending their massive 2017 tour with an equally big bang. The band announced this week via press release that they'll finish their touring at Pasadena's iconic Rose Bowl on Sep. 16, 2017. Tickets are on sale now for Idiot Nation fan club members, and will be available to the general...
  • Green Day's 'Still Breathing' tops Alternative Radio charts for second week

    Green Day's 'Still Breathing' tops Alternative Radio charts for second week

    Green Day continues to reign, as the band's latest single "Still Breathing" was the number one song on the Alternative Radio singles charts for the second consecutive week. According to a Monday press release both Billboard and Mediabase named the single on the top of their shortlists, and you can...
  • Sam McPherson, AXS

    Sweden gets a double dose of Green Day (slideshow)

    One night after firing up Stockholm, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Green Day took their act to Malmo on Saturday night, and despite some technical glitches, the trio of Billie Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool once again thrilled Swedish fans with electrifying music and engaging performances...
  • Sam McPherson, AXS

    Green Day thrills Stockholm as band gets closer to US leg of tour

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Green Day brought its renowned live energy to Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday night, blowing out a sold-out Ericsson Globe as part of the European leg of a world tour that comes to the United States in March with several dates. Green Day's show in Stockholm left no doubt...
  • Green Day released the 'Nimrod' album in 1997, and 20 years later, it's worth looking back at it to celebrate as the band embarks on a world

    Green Day's 'Nimrod' turns 20 years old in 2017

    On Monday, to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day across the nation, Green Day released a video for its new song, "Troubled Times", with lyrics and imagery seeming to condemn President-elect Donald Trump. It's great to see that the band's political presence hasn't changed, although 20 years ago...
  • Green Day release new lyric video for 'Troubled Times'

    Green Day release new lyric video for 'Troubled Times'

    In what appears to be a well timed move, Green Day released their latest lyric video for "Troubled Times" for Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 16). The clip, which was directed and designed by Manu Viqueira, features the song's lyric displayed over photos of important movements in history, like the...
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