Showing posts with label Green Day. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Green Day. Show all posts

Friday, September 28, 2012

Alanis Morissette covers Green Day on Jimmy Kimmel

Alanis Morissette filled in for Green Day with a performance on Jimmy Kimmel’s show Wednesday night.

Green Day have shut down live appearances and promotions for their newly-released album, “Uno,” after singer Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab following his on stage meltdown in Las Vegas last Friday night.

“Billie Joe is seeking treatment for substance abuse,” posted the band on Sunday. “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.”

Morissette stepped in to appear on Kimmel’s program; she’s currently on a North American tour in support of her new album, “Havoc and Bright Lights.”

Alanis performed her current single, “Guardian,” as well as a cover of Green Day’s “Basket Case,” which she finished by saying “We love you, Billie Joe.”

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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Green Day singer to mentor on The Voice

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is coming to a tv near you.

The singer has joined NBC's The Voice as a mentor to Christina Aguilera's team when the show returns for season 3 this fall.

"Welcome Billie Joe (@BJAofficial) to #TeamXtina!" the show tweeted. "We are ready to rock out in Season 3."

Armstrong is already on board as he started taping the show this week.

Christina joined in with a tweet of her own, writing, “So excited to have such a talented mentor on #TeamXtina. @BJAofficial has so much to offer team & has kept me laughing all day. #TheVoice”

The Green Day frontman is one of three new mentors on the series, which also welcomes new faces Rob Thomas (Cee Lo Green's team), Mary J. Blige (Adam Levine's team) and Michael Buble (Blake Shelton's team).

“He's [Billie Joe] had a tremendous amount of success in the business," said Aguilera in a new interview with Extra. "I like to switch it up. This one was very intriguing because he comes from a completely different genre of music than I do. He's had tremendous obvious stage experience and touring and he would have some amazing advice and input.”

Asked whether viewers may get to see the duo perform together, Aguilera teased, "We'll see… stranger things have happened."

Season 3 of The Voice premieres September 10.

Green Day release “¡Uno!,” the first album in a new trilogy, on September 25; the project's first single, "Oh Love," is out now.

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