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Green Day is an American punk rock trio formed in 1987. The band has consisted of lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist and backing vocalist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool for the majority of its existence. The band is credited as one of the three main bands, along with The Offspring and Rancid, who put the punk revival into process.
April 26, 2011
Green Day played a surprise gig as the curtain came down on the Broadway production of American Idiot at the weekend. The production, inspired by the band's career, closed following over 400 performances at St James Theater in New York. Read more
April 13, 2011
Green Day and Hollywood actor Tom Hanks are set to produce a movie adaptation of the band's musical, American Idiot. The movie, which will share the same name, has been picked up by Universal and will be directed by Michael Mayer Read more
March 11, 2011
The Broadway musical American Idiot, which is based on the career of Green Day, is set to close next month. The curtain will come down on the production on April 21 after over 400 performances at St James Theater in New York. Read more
March 8, 2011
Ticket sales for the Broadway production American Idiot have plummeted following Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong’s departure from the show. The frontman has just finished a second stint in the musical, which tells the story of the band’s career. Read more
February 1, 2011
Green Day have confirmed that their new live album and DVD 'Awesome As F*ck' will be released on March 21. The release documents the band's 21st Century Breakdown tour, which concluded last year. Read more
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