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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Lands Role in Indie Film ‘Like Sunday, Like Rain’

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Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has quite a few irons in the film fire. The singer, who completed a rehab stint after an onstage meltdown at the iHeart Radio festival a year ago, is not only appearing in two upcoming Green Day documentaries. He also landed a role in 'Like Sunday, Like Rain,' an indie film drama that will star 'Gossip Girl' actress Leighton Meester.

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Green Day’s Mike Dirnt Addresses State of Band One Year After Billy Joe Armstrong’s Meltdown

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Nearly one year ago, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong went on his now-famous rant at the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Two days after the rant, Armstrong revealed that he would enter rehab for substance abuse. Now that Green Day have returned to the stage and played a solid chunk of gigs, bassist Mike Dirnt has offered some inside info on the state of the band a year later in an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Green Day Return to Stage for First Time Since Billie Joe Armstrong’s Rehab Stint

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Back in September, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong had an onstage meltdown during Green Day's set at the iHeartRadio concert in Las Vegas. Soon after, he entered rehab to battle alcohol and prescription drug addiction, forcing the band to cancel their remaining 2012 dates and to postpone their winter 2013 gigs.

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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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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’

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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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