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Green Day’s Mike Dirnt on Billie Joe Armstrong: ‘I Gotta Support My Boy’

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Green Day are starting to get back on track after their fall of 2012 and early 2013 were derailed by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's stint in rehab. Armstrong's troubles came to a head as their heavy promotional schedule took them to Las Vegas for a show last fall in which the frontman went on a guitar-smashing rant onstage. With the band preparing their return to touring, bassist Mike Dirnt addressed the past issues and their current state with Rolling Stone.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Reveals Rehab Was Discussed Prior to Las Vegas Meltdown

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Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong gave his first interview since finishing rehab in the new Rolling Stone magazine on stands today, and in it he reveals that his troubles preceded his blow-up in Las Vegas at the iHeartRadio festival, which proved to be the final straw.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Gives His First Post-Rehab Interview to Rolling Stone

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong is about to re-enter the music world with a spring tour and an appearance at Austin's South by Southwest on the schedule next month, but the rocker, fresh from a rehab stint, is now speaking about the issues that forced him to seek treatment and leave the touring life last fall.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Appears in Deleted ‘This Is 40’ Movie Scene

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Although the spot was cut from the final version of the film during the editing process, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong played a cameo role as himself in the latest Judd Apatow film, ‘This is 40.’ While the clip doesn't appear on the big screen, fans can now check out the lost footage online, seen below.

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Green Day’s Mike Dirnt on Billie Joe Armstrong’s Health: ‘I Know That My Friend’s Life is in Danger’

Green Day's Mike Dirnt
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By now, most people have seen, or at least heard about, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong unleashing a profanity-laden rant at the recent iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas. Soon after the outburst, Armstrong packed his bags for rehab to deal with issues arising from substance abuse. The band has been relatively quiet about the details on Billie Joe's health, but bassist Mike Dirnt recently went so far as to say, "I know that my friend's life is in danger."

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Green Day’s Mike Dirnt: We Had to Put Billie Joe Armstrong’s Life in Front of Everything

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

In one of the more surprising moments of the year, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong recently entered rehab for substance abuse problems, and now Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt has just addressed the issue in greater detail.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Seeking Treatment for Substance Abuse

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong is seeking treatment for substance abuse following his meltdown onstage at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas.

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Green Day Frontman Unleashes Profanity-Laced Tirade at iHeartRadio Fest

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

For those wondering if Green Day had mellowed out in their older years, we present Billie Joe Armstrong's f-bomb filled tirade at the Las Vegas-based iHeartRadio Music Festival.

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Green Day Unveil Details of Billie Joe Armstrong’s Recent Hospitalization

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Bryan Bedder, Getty Images

It's been a whirlwind few days for the members of Green Day, who have gone from Italy -- where they saw frontman Billie Joe Armstrong admitted to the hospital -- to Los Angeles, where they're prepping for their appearance on the MTV Video Music Awards tonight (Sept. 6).

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Green Day Cancel Italy Gig After Billie Joe Armstrong is Hospitalized

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Green Day were scheduled to play a show in Bologna, Italy tonight (September 2) but were forced to cancel after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was hospitalized.

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