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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Speaks Out About Acrobat's Death at Mad Cool Festival

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has released a statement following the death of an acrobat prior to their set at the 2017 Mad Cool Festival this weekend in Madrid, Spain.

Pedro Aunión Monroy sadly plunged to his death in front of concertgoers while doing an aerial stunt before the band hit the stage.

“We are so sad for Pedro and his family and we pray for them in this time of grief,” Billie wrote. “I can’t imagine how much suffering the friends and family are going through.”

“Many of you are wondering why we continued to play our show after the accident. Green Day did not hear about the accident until after our show was over,” he said. “We didn’t even know there was an acrobat performance at all. these festivals are huge. There are so many things happening at the same time it’s impossible to keep up with every performer/artist.”

“If we had known prior to our performance we most likely would not have played at all,” Billie said. “We are not heartless people. The safety and well being at any of our concerts absolutely comes first.”

“What happened to Pedro is unthinkable. Once again we are heartbroken for his friends and family. and we are also shocked and heartbroken for anyone that had to witness this tragedy,” he concluded.

Our thoughts go out to Pedro‘s family and friends right now.

Green Day Call Out Donald Trump In 'Troubled Times' Lyric Video!

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. day (January 16), Green Day have decided to honor the civil rights leader with the premiere of their lyric video for “Troubled Times“!

“Today we celebrate love and compassion more than ever,” the band – Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt – said in a statement.

The Manu Viqueira and David Rodriguez Simón-created visual features scenes from the Civil Rights Movement mixed in with images of an animated Donald Trump, wearing his signature “Make America Great Again” cap.

This isn’t the first time Green Day have made a political statement about Donald. Billie repeated the phrase “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA” while performing at the 2016 American Music Awards back in November.


Green Day – ‘Troubled Times’ (Official Lyric Video)

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Kings of Leon, Green Day, & OneRepublic Hit MTV EMAs 2016

Kings of Leon get together on the red carpet while arriving at the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday (November 6) in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The guys – Matthew, Nathan, Caleb, and Jared Followill – were joined at the event by OneRepublic, Green Day, and singer Bebe Rexha, all of whom are set to take the stage and perform.

“Had to say it when I just hit the @mtvema carpet. A.Y.F. = ALL YOUR FAULT. Coming top of 2017. Here we go,” Bebe tweeted.

20+ pictures inside of Kings of Leon, OneRepublic, and others at the MTV EMAsMore Here! »

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Green Day Tops Billboard 200 Chart With 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day just landed their third No. 1 album!

The band – Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool, and Mike Dirnt – released Revolution Radio and it debuted in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

The record sold 95,000 equivalent album units in the week ending October 13, with 90,000 in traditional album sales.

The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Green Day‘s prior No. 1 albums were 2009′s 21st Century Breakdown and 2004′s American Idiot.

Green Day Announces 2017 Tour Dates for 'Revolution Radio'

Green Day is heading back on the road to support their new album Revolution Radio!

The band will be joined for the tour by Against Me!

The tour kicks off on March 1, 2017 in Phoenix, Ariz. and it will last for a little over a month. Presale tickets will go on sale for Idiot Nation members on Wednesday (October 12) at 9:00am local venue time.

The general public can pick up their tickets starting this Friday.

Click inside to see the full list of tour dates… More Here! »

Green Day Reveal 'Revolution Radio' Artwork & Tracklist, Drop New Single 'Bang Bang' - LISTEN!

Green Day is back with a brand new single titled “Bang Bang” and you can watch the lyric video right here!

The track serves as the lead single off the band’s – Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool and Mike Dirnt – twelfth studio album Revolution Radio, which is expected to be released on October 7th via Reprise Records.

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“It’s about the culture of mass shooting that happens in America mixed with narcissistic social media,” Billie told Rolling Stone. “There’s this sort of rage happening, but it’s also now being filmed and we all have ourselves under surveillance. To me, that is so twisted. To get into the brain of someone like that was freaky. It freaked me out. After I wrote it, all I wanted to do was get that out of my brain because it just freaked me out.”


Green Day – ‘Bang Bang’ (Full Audio)

Click inside to read the lyrics to Green Day’s new song and see the tracklist for Revolution RadioMore Here! »

Selma Blair & Billie Joe Armstrong Bring 'Geezer' to Tribeca 2016

Selma Blair looks sleek in a black cutout dress while attending the premiere of her new film Geezer held during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on Saturday (April 23) in New York City.

The 43-year-old actress was joined on the carpet by her co-star Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day.

Also in attendance were Jenna Fischer and Michelle Trachtenberg.

Geezer follows Perry (Armstrong), “a happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth.”

20+ pictures inside of Selma Blair and more at the premiere…More Here! »

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