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Green Day Bassist Mike Dirnt Reveals That His Wife Is Battling Breast Cancer

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Tough news to report, as Green Day's Mike Dirnt has revealed that his wife Brittney has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The bassist posted the news on Green Day's Facebook page today (May 16).

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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’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 Mike Dirnt Mourns the Death of His Birth Mother

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We all come from somewhere in life and Green Day's Mike Dirnt is offering a tribute to Carol Alba Rowland, his birth mother, after her recent death. The musician spoke about the loss of Rowland and offered a few photos in an Instagram posting.

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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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