Green Day Revamp 21 Guns With Idiot Musical Guests
Green Day, which also includes bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool, are shooting a video for "21 Guns" with the American Idiot cast. American Idiot premiered at Berkeley Rep on September 4th and was extended through to November 15th due to record-breaking sales and unprecedented demand for seats. Called "the hottest fall theatre ticket," by the San Jose Mercury News, American Idiot brought Green Day's blockbuster album to life in a show staged by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), who collaborated with Armstrong on the story.
"21 Guns" is the second single from Green Day's gold album 21st Century Breakdown. The digital version of the track has gone platinum, selling more than one million downloads, while the video won three 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in September, including "Best Rock Video." The band recently completed a sold out European Tour and will next appear on the American Music Awards on November 22nd, followed by NBC's New Year's Eve with Carson Daly on December 31st.
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