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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off Southwest flight

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: On a Thursday night trip from Burbank to Oakland, Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong was kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight after back-talking a flight attendant who flagged his wardrobe. The star reportedly wore his pants so low as to defy the airline’s[...]

Green Day’s “American Idiot” heading to big screen

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Can the “American Idiot” album make the three members of Green Day EGOT winners? You know the EGOT – it stands for Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, the four main entertainment trophies. “Idiot” already won a Grammy, while the Broadway production based on the music won[...]

Fans want to see Adam Lambert in which Broadway show?

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Lambert does know a thing or two about the theater as he took part in the Los Angeles production of ‘Wicked’ and more, but which Broadway show do fans want to see the singer in now? Fans took to voting on the site Broadway.com to decide who they[...]

Billie Joe Armstrong to play St. Jimmy in ‘American Idiot’

HollywoodNews.com: Green Day’s lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong co-wrote the Broadway play “American Idiot” that features all of the band’s songs, but he’s never actually appeared in one of the performances. However, that is about to change as the rocker is going to take the New York theater scene by[...]

Warner Music is destined to remain the industry joke

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: I’ve got to say, reading Peter Lauria’s account of Fred Goodman’s new book about Warner Music, even I thought I must have been wrong. The book is “Fortune’s Fool,” and apparently, according to the usually astute Lauria, Edgar Bronfman, Jr. is the man who saved the[...]

Green Day hopes to add more songs to “Rock Band” game

HollywoodNews.com: Green Day’s “Rock Band” game may have just come out yesterday, but the band is already looking at ways to improve the game. Hands down from the start, the game is sure to please Green Day fans. Not only do the characters stay true to their antics, look and[...]

A look at Green Day’s “Rock Band” video game

Hollywoodnews.com: Green Day is becoming a punk rock brand. On the heels of their Broadway show and Tony performance on June 13, the Grammy-winning multiplatinum trio are releasing their own “Rock Band” videogame – similar to the Beatles edition last September. “I just like being diverse and trying new things[...]

Tony Awards will be full of “Glee”

Hollywoodnews.com: Stay tuned for CBS’ 2010 Tony Awards telecast which will feature performances by “Glee” stars Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison. No word yet as to what song they will croon. Both Michele and Morrison are former Broadway musical actors. Sean Hayes, former star of “Will & Grace” and star[...]

Green Day to be featured at the Tony Awards

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The Tony Awards won’t be boring this year, that’s for sure. The June 13th telecast on CBS will feature Green Day, the punk group that inspired Best Musical nominee, “American Idiot.” Plus, the Tonys just announced they’re bringing back performances from the Best Plays — new[...]

Jimmy Fallon celebrates Rolling Stones with performances by Green Day, Phish

HollywoodNews.com: “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” will host a weeklong celebration of the Rolling Stones beginning May 10, saluting the re-release of the band’s 10th studio album “Exile on Main Street.” Regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock ‘n’ roll history and one of the most defining of[...]