This year's South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, was already going to include plenty of Green Day, as two documentaries featuring the band are set to be screened on March 15 during the film portion of the festival. Now, it has been announced the band will be there as well to play a show that night, marking the band's first gig since frontman Billie Joe Armstrong entered rehab back in September.
Those checking out the film festival portion of Austin's South by Southwest will get plenty of Billie Joe Armstrong on the big screen. The Green Day frontman will appear in two separate movies, with 'Broadway Idiot' receiving its premiere during the event.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has a little more time on his hands during the band's hiatus, and he'll use part of it to travel to Austin next March, where he'll be the keynote speaker at the annual South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival.
Both live concert and backstage footage from The Cult's recent SXSW show, which saw them playing in at the 25,000-capacity Auditorium Shores, was filmed for usage in Terrence Malick's upcoming feature film 'Lawless.'
Miss Trivium’s stint at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, this weekend? No worries, because a video of their acoustic performance of the single 'Built to Fall' at the festival has surfaced online. Apparently, South by Southwest couldn’t handle Trivium’s plugged-in power, so they had to go acoustic, which is a treat for fans that are used to seeing the band completely amped up. Watch the video, below.
Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello is bringing his alter ego, The Nightwatchman, to the Swan Dive in Austin, Texas, on Friday as part of the SXSW festivities that have been going on for the past week.
Smashing Pumpkins have been going back and forth over the best way to release their upcoming album 'Oceania.' Now comes word that there is a game plan, which Billy Corgan will announce the details of at next week's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
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