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Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong is an American rock musician and the lead vocalist of American punk rock band Green Day. He is also a guitarist and vocalist for punk rock band Pinhead Gunpowder and provides lead vocals for Foxboro Hot Tubs and The Network.

Personal Biography


In September 2012, Green Day were also forced to cancel a concert in Italy after Billie Joe Armstrong was hospitalized of severe dehydration. He recovered in time to perform at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.

Professional Biography

iHeartRadio Meltdown

Billie Joe Armstrong has an onstage meltdown at the iHeartRadio festival on September 21, 2012. He lashed out when he was given a one-minute notice to wrap up the show at the event. He shouted , "I'm not f---ing Justin Bieber, you motherf-----s. You've got to be f---ing joking ... I got one minute left." Green Day then smashed their instruments before departing the stage.

Two days after the incident, he announced that he will seek treatment for substance abuse. "Billie Joe is seeking treatment for substance abuse. We would like everyone to know that our set was not cut short by Clear Channel and to apologize to those we offended at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas. We regretfully must postpone some of our upcoming promotional appearances.", said a message on the band's Facebook page.

Green Day ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tre! tour dates

November 26, 2012Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
November 27, 2012Kennewick, WA @ Toyota Center
November 29, 2012Salem, OR @ Salem Armory Auditorium
December 1, 2012Sacramento, CA @ Memorial Auditorium
December 2, 2012Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort - Grand Theatre
December 4, 2012Santa Cruz, CA @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
December 10, 2012Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
January 7, 2012Green Bay, WI @ Resch Arena
January 8, 2012Rosemont, IL @ Allstate Arena
January 10, 2012Wilkes Barre, PA @ Mohegan Sun Arena
January 11, 2012State College, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center - Penn State University
January 13, 2012Rochester, NY @ Blue Cross Arena
January 14, 2012Pittsburgh, PA @ Consol Energy Center
January 16, 2012Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
January 18, 2012Manchester, NH @ Verizon Wireless Arena
January 19, 2012Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
January 21, 2012Fairfax, VA @ Patriot Center
January 22, 2012Philadelphia, PA @ Liacourias Center - Temple University
January 24, 2012Providence, RI @ Dunkin Donuts Center
January 25, 2012Portland, ME @ Cumberland Civic Center
January 27, 2012Quebec City, QC @ Colisee Pepsi Arena
January 29, 2012Toronto, ONT @ Air Canada Centre
January 30, 2012Cleveland, OH @ Wolstein Center - Cleveland State University
February 1, 2012Moline, IL @ I Wireless Center
February 2, 2012Madison, WI @ Alliant Energy Center Memorial Coliseum
February 4, 2012Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Arena
February 6, 2012Broomfield, CO @ 1STBANK Center
February 8, 2012Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena

Billie Joe Armstrong in News

Little Kids Rock Will Honor Joan Jett at Annual Star-Studded Benefit
To ensure the continuation and revitalization of music education in economically challenged public schools across the country, non-profit organization Little Kids Rock will host its sixth annual Little Kids Rock Benefit, honoring Joan Jett and her music. The annual event, this year presented by Guitar Center and produced by Steven and Maureen Van Zandt, will take place on Thursday, Oct

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