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  1. A kinder, gentler pop. What happened? - Sat, 23 Jul 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... In the 1950s, there was the pop that came after Little Richard," said Billie Joe Armstrong, singer-songwriter of Green Day, arguably the last major rock band to turn fury into a top 10 album with 2004's "American Idiot." "After the turbulent '60s, ...

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  2. Raise a glass: Lin-Manuel Miranda will explain Hamilton on 'Drunk History'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | USA Today

    ... War II-era answer to American Sniper . Other Season 4 guests include Dave Grohl, Liev Schreiber, Elizabeth Olsen, Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong, Ronda Rousey, Ed Helms, Silicon Valley 's Thomas Middleditch and Veep 's Tony Hale.

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  3. 7 Things You'll Only Understand If You Have A Much Older SiblingRead the original story

    Friday | Lifehack.org

    ... would argue was 'real' music - be it Bon Jovi or Guns n Roses. Or perhaps when your friends talk about how amazing Green Day's new music is, you reminisce about their pre- American Idiot and Dookie days and think how awesome those old rock anthems ...

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  4. Girls gonna have fun with Sixties classics in Shout! which is coming to BlackpoolRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... to see and that they will get on their feet and have a dance and a laugh." Amelia, who is currently starring in Green Day's American Idiot, said: "The last show I did was Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and that was a really male driven ...

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  5. La Mama's Limited Run of Rock Opera Baby Fat: Act 1 Begins TonightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... through July 23. Verdi's classic opera Rigoletto gets a punk rock overhaul by Screeching Weasel (contemporaries of Green Day ). The production is based on their 2015 concept album, and marks legendary front man Ben Weasel's first foray into the ...

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  6. No Dummies: The entire cast - from the leads to the ensemble - shines in 'American Idiot.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Metroactive

    Since its release, first as an album and then a musical, Green Day's Tony- and Grammy-winning American Idiot-a tale of political and adolescent alienation-has become a part of the contemporary canon. City Lights Theater's new adaptation adeptly packs the sprawling, Broadway-sized rock opera into an intimate black-box theater, without losing any of its explosive energy.

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  7. Musical show a first for Maple Ridge manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A Maple Ridge native explores the post-9/11 era in grunge America, while taking audiences back to the rock'n'roll feel of the early 2000's in an upcoming musical focused on American rock band Green Day. Born and raised in Maple Ridge, Smith explored choir, chamber choir, and vocal jazz while attending Thomas Haney Secondary, and acted in school plays.

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  8. Great Scott: Neo-soul diva Jill Scott comes to the Mountain Winery.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Metroactive

    This week, witness the production that pushed pop punk over the top to claim its rightful place in the Western canon. Green Day's American Idiot comes to City Lights Theater in San Jose's SoFA District.

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  9. SnapChat's Evan Spiegel Proposes to Supermodel Miranda KerrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    ... Sean Parker cleared an entire forest for his Lord of the Rings -inspired Big Sur wedding. . Mark Zuckerberg had Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong perform at his ceremony. When Facebook's new head of global creative strategy married Girls star Allison ...

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  10. Joel and Benji Madden want to rescue 'beaten' artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Music-News.com

    ... always did," he smiled. "But it's largely dismissed. There's no Grammy for pop punk, and you have musicians like (Green Day's) Billie Joe (Armstrong) saying he wants to destroy the term. But I don't." Joel puts this passion down to his upbringing in ...

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  11. Roxy Regional Theatre presentation of "Smokey Joe's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Clarksville Online

    ... Bowie, Keith Patrick McCoy (last seen as Judge Pitkin in On the Town), Sarita Amani Nash (Extraordinary Girl in Green Day's American Idiot), and local attorney Stacy Turner (most recently appearing on the Roxy stage as Hildy in On the Town). The ...

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  12. Firehouse Theatre Extends their Sell Out Hit American IdiotRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "Welcome to a new kind of tension, all across the alienation, where everything isn't meant to be okay." These lyrics from the title song in Green Day 's AMERICAN IDIOT reflect Billie Joe Armstrong 's embrace of and response to the anxiety of our post 9/11 age that helped make their music the anthem for a generation.

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  13. San Jose: City Lights stages 'Green Day's American Idiot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Almaden Resident

    When Tarif Pappu and Joey Pisacane played in the band last summer for a production of "Green Day's American Idiot," they both had the same thought: Next time, they wanted to be in the cast. A year after that show with CMT San Jose, the two friends are playing the leads in City Lights Theater Company's production of the musical, based on Green Day's album of the same name.

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  14. Review: 'American Idiot' does Green Day proud in San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Its origin was the groundbreaking 2004 pop-punk concept album by East Bay band Green Day, which was adapted into a wildly impressionistic, full-scale jukebox musical that premiered at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2009 before moving to Broadway and then a national tour. Now it's back in the Bay Area, where two smaller companies have put new, stripped-down stamps on it.

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  15. New albums: blink-182, ScHoolboy Q, Lee MosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Achieving what Radiohead's "A Moon Shaped Pool" couldn't, the seventh album by the SoCal pop-punk band - and first since coleader Tom DeLonge was replaced by Alkaline Trio guitarist Matt Skiba - has succeeded in pushing Canadian rapper Drake's "Views" off the top of the Billboard album chart. Proving ... what, exactly? Certainly that the snarky, aging pop-punk band retains more audience share than might be expected, and that their less-ambitious-than-Green Day three-minute rips continue to appeal to both current and former suburban youths.

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  16. New Albums: blink-182, ScHoolboy Q , Lee MosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Philly.com

    ... snarky, aging pop-punk band retains more audience share than might be expected, and that their less-ambitious-than-Green Day three-minute rips continue to appeal to both current and former suburban youths. (The band has forthcoming shows at the BB&T ...

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  17. Stampede Coca-Cola Stage: Simple Plan offer nearly two decades of youthful pop-punkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Canada.com

    Montreal's Simple Plan may have been developing its "new punk" sound for nearly two decades, but the irreverent sports-themed cover art of 2016's Taking One for the Team suggests the act has no plans to move into the more serious, politically minded terrain of fellow pop-punk elder statesmen such as Green Day. After all, maturity can be an uncomfortable fit for a band that has been dealing in singalong choruses, cheerfully juvenile lyrics and teenage angst since 1999.

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  18. La Mama to Present Limited Run of Rock Opera Baby Fat: Act 1Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 21 - July 23. Verdi's classic opera Rigoletto gets a punk rock overhaul by Screeching Weasel (contemporaries of Green Day ). The production is based on their 2015 concept album, and marks legendary front man Ben Weasel's first foray into the ...

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  19. Popular music and the loss of angerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the 1950s, there was the pop that came after Little Richard," says Billie Joe Armstrong, singer and songwriter of Green Day, arguably the last major rock band to turn fury and indignation into a top 10 album with 2004's "American Idiot." Music goes ...

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  20. Britain's Got Talent auditions coming to CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Cornish Guardian

    ... take you," she added. The 26-year-old, from Wadebridge, drew a standing ovation when sang his own version of the Green Day song Basket Case and almost brought judge Alesha Dixon to tears. Singer Michael Collings - who was living with his parents in ...

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