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Next Leg of Green Day World Tour Announced


04/28/2009
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(PR) Green Day's long-awaited and highly anticipated eighth studio album '21st Century Breakdown' will be released worldwide by Reprise Records on Friday, May 15th.

The band commenced work on '21st Century Breakdown' early in 2006 and subsequently enlisted the expertise of legendary producer Butch Vig (Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins). The album is divided into three acts 'Heroes and Cons', 'Charlatans and Saints' and 'Horseshoes and Handgrenades' and follows a young couple, Christian and Gloria, through the mess and promise of the century so far. The album's single, 'Know Your Enemy', is out now.

Green Day have also confirmed their first full UK tour since the start of 2005. This tour also represents their first headline dates since here their defining two night stand at Milton Keynes National Bowl that same summer:

10/19 Glasgow, SECC 0844 847 2487
10/23 London, O2 0844 856 0202
10/24 London, O2 0844 856 0202
10/26 Sheffield, Arena 0114 256 5656
10/27 Birmingham, LG Arena 0844 338 8000
10/28 Birmingham, LG Arena 0844 338 8000
10/30 Manchester, MEN Arena 0844 847 8000
10/31 Manchester, MEN Arena 0844 847 8000

Tickets go on sale from 10am, Friday May 1st from the box office numbers listed above, the 24 hour credit card hotline on 0871 2200 260 or online at http://www.gigsandtours.com. Tickets are limited to two per applicant and are priced at 37.50 for London and 35 for all regional dates.

Previously Announced North American Dates

July
3rd Seattle, WA
4th Vancouver, BC
6th Edmonton, AB
7th Saskatoon, SAS
9th Winnipeg, MAN
10th Fargo, ND
11th Minneapolis, MN
13th Chicago, IL
14th Detroit, MI
16th Hamilton, ONT
17th Ottawa, ONT
18th Montreal, QUE
20th Boston, MA
21st Philadelphia, PA
22nd Pittsburgh, PA
24th Hartford, CT
25th Albany, NT
27th New York, NY
29th Washington, DC
31st Nashville, TN

August
1st Atlanta, GA
3rd Tampa, FL
4th Miami, FL
5th Orlando, FL
7th New Orleans, LA
8th Houston, TX
9th San Antonio, TX
11th St. Louis, MO
13th Omaha, NE
15th Denver, CO
16th Salt Lake City, UT
18th San Jose, CA
20th San Diego, CA
21st Las Vegas, NV
22nd Phoenix, AX
24th Sacramento, CA
25th Los Angeles, CA



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