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  1. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing at the 2017 Birthday of Aquarian Billie Joe Armstrong of Green DayRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Aquarius Papers

    Since yesterday was the birthday of musical powerhouse Billie Joe Armstrong, frontman for Green Day, tonight we dance to power music! A band that can rally millions, his is the voice that's challenged authoritarian and brain-dead thinking for years. Tonight we have some awesome performances! As I've written before, in case you've been on a trip to Sirius or Alpha Centauri, Green Day blasted their way to national influence in the so-called "grunge" alternative rock movement of the mid-1980s.

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  2. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Boston.com

    Today's birthdays: Actor Hal Holbrook is 92. Actor-comedian Barry Humphries is 83. Football Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown is 81. Actress Brenda Fricker is 72. Actress Rene Russo is 63. Actor Richard Karn is 61. Actor Lou Diamond Phillips is 55. Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is 54. Actor-comedian Larry, the Cable Guy is 54. Olympic gold medal skier Tommy Moe is 47. Rock singer-musician Billie Joe Armstrong is 45. Actor Jerry O'Connell is 43. Actress Kelly Carlson is 41. TV personality Paris Hilton is 36. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is 36. In 1986, Johnson & Johnson announced it would no longer sell over-the-counter medications in capsule form, following the death of a woman who had taken a cyanide-laced Tylenol capsule.

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  3. Complete Guide To Green Day 'Holiday' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... and tell us which song you would like to see in the next issue of our Complete Guide rubric. Writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool Producer: Rob Cavallo Album: American Idiot (2004) (UG score is 8.2) Released: March 14, 2005 Label: ...

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  4. Sara Bareilles to soon star in her Broadway show 'Waitress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... ho have gone into their own Broadway shows, including Sting in "The Last Ship" and Green Day's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, who made several onstage visits to his show "American Idiot."

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  5. MTV EMAs will be held in London for the first time in 21 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Metro

    ... performance to slam Donald Trump only days before he won the US Presidential election. Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong told the crowd: 'I've got to say one thing, it's really nice to be in Europe right now. Most of all it's nice to be out of ...

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  6. MTV EMAs 2017 to take place in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NME

    ... won the Global Icon Award on the night, accepting the accolade from Idris Elba. Picking up the prize, Billie Joe Armstrong told the crowd: "I've got to say one thing, it's really nice to be in Europe right now. Most of all it's nice to be out of ...

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  7. Green Day add new show to UK and Ireland tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NME

    ... 'American Idiot', songs that are off 'Insomniac' that we haven't played in over 20 years," frontman Billie Joe Armstrong told NME about what to expect from tour . "We played these shows for the hardcore fans in the theatres and clubs and we just had ...

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  8. The Hives: a We and Green Day go way backaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | NME

    ... 'American Idiot', songs that are off 'Insomniac' that we haven't played in over 20 years," f rontman Billie Joe Armstrong told NME about what to expect from tour . "We played these shows for the hardcore fans in the theatres and clubs and we just ...

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  9. Leon on stage with Billie JoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Nottingham Evening Post

    Twelve-year-old Leon Blakey certainly had the time of his life when he was picked from a crowd of 13,000 fans to perform with his guitar heroes Green Day. The Carlton le Willows schoolboy joined Billie Joe Armstrong and co on stage for a rendition of 1990 classic Knowledge at the Leeds First Direct Arena last Sunday and he left not only with a smile on his face but also with a guitar signed by the whole band.

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  10. Big Interview: Big Bash will launch Shrives album recorded in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Grantham Journal

    Grantham band The Shrives are releasing their first album this month, almost three years after they recorded it in California. The album is called Back in the Morrow and was produced by Billie Joe Armstrong of rock band Green Day, which in itself attracted a lot of interest from the music press.

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  11. Green Day's Armstrong brings disabled fan onstage to play...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SFGate

    NOVEMBER 20: Musician Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. less LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Musician Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

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  12. Watch: Billie Joe Armstrong Invites Disabled Fan To Join Green Day Onstage & Play Guitar [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    During Green Day's recent show at London's O2 Arena, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong invited a disabled fan named Rachel to join the gang onstage and rock out a bit. As you can see in the video below, not only did Billie invite the girl onstage, but he also let her keep the guitar as a memory.

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  13. Watch: Rockstars Who Threw Out Or Physically Attacked Hecklers During Shows [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    An interesting video list has surfaced via Blend Guitar, presenting several cases of rock and metal musicians handling hecklers at shows. The rundown features the likes of Dave Mustaine, Corey Taylor, Andy Biersack and Billie Joe Armstrong verbally addressing the hecklers, throwing them out or even physically attacking them.

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  14. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Invites Disabled Fan to Play Guitar Onstage in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WWBN-FM Burton

    For years, Green Day have put out the invite to fans to come up and play a bit onstage with them, but for their recent show at London's O2 Arena there was a special moment that touched the heart of many fans. As Billie Joe Armstrong scanned the crowd for a fan to join them onstage to play guitar on a track, he spotted a young disabled woman in the crowd who was volunteering.

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  15. Watch Green Day Rock Out With Disabled Fan in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | RollingStone

    Billie Joe Armstrong invited a disabled fan to play guitar with Green Day during the group's show in London Wednesday. Green Day invited a disabled fan to play with the band onstage during the punk outfit's gig in London Wednesday.

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  16. Mat Smart's Kill Local to Make World Premiere at La Jolla PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Alley Theatre ); These Paper Bullets! adapted from Shakespeare's Much Ado by Rolin Jones with music by Billie Joe Armstrong ( Atlantic Theater Company , Geffen Playhouse , Yale Rep; Critics Pick Time Out NY, Best Production and Adaptation LA Stage ...

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  17. Watch Green Day invite disabled fan onstage to play with themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | NME

    The US band played London's O2 Arena as part of their UK/Ireland 2017 tour. During a performance of 'Knowledge', frontman Billie Joe Armstrong spotted a disabled fan called Rachel in the crowd, proceeding to invite her onto the stage to play with his band, later gifting her his guitar.

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  18. Rocking a new take on US politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    The production is a Brisbane exclusive, running at QPAC from February 23 until March 12, with the final week of shows on sale today. Cheney and Jamie­son will take turns playing the role of St Jimmy, originally played by Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong in the US.

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  19. Green Day's Armstrong: The One Thing I Regret About 'Uno, Dos, Tre' Trilogy [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was recently asked whether he regrets the three-album strategy of the band's 2012 "Uno, Dos, Tre" trilogy. : "Oh no.

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  20. Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt says America's been 'duped'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... here forever, so let's really appreciate where we're at." This year, both Dirnt and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will celebrate their 45th birthdays, and the 30th anniversary of the band's foundation. "We met in the 5th grade when we were ...

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