Billie Joe Armstrong

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Billie Joe Armstrong

Billie Joe Armstrong was born on February 17 1972 in the town of Rodeo, California, USA. His father worked as a truck driver and worked in a club, jazz, and my mother was a waitress in a cafe in the city.

In addition to Billy Joe was born in the family has five children, David, Alan, Marci, Hollie and Anne. Billy Joe, the youngest of them.

In September, 1982 , the Billie Joe’s father died. Many years later, Billie Joe wrote the song «Wake Me Up When September Ends», which is dedicated to his father.

Billy Joe began to sing at the age of five years. He often went to the hospital and sang it to patients. At the same time a teacher from a primary school to help him write the song «Look For Love», which was released a local record company «Fiat Records».

At the age of eleven, my mother gave Billy Joe electric guitar, which he called «Blue». Then Billy loved music, played by Ozzy “data-html =”true”> Osborne. Def Leppard and Van Halen. Billy Joe often came to visit a school friend Mike Derntu, and they played some songs from the works of rock stars.

The 1987 , the Billie Joe and Mike have created a group «Sweet Children». In the same year they were invited to his team of drummer John Kiffmayera and bass guitarist Sean Hughes and began performing at local clubs.

The 1988 , the Hughes left the band, then instead of a bass guitar started playing Mike Dernt.

Billie Joe Armstrong was born on February 17 1972 in the town of Rodeo, California, USA. His father worked as a truck driver and worked in a club, jazz, and my mother was a waitress in a cafe in the city.

In addition to Billy Joe was born in the family has five children, David, Alan, Marci, Hollie and Anne. Billy Joe, the youngest of them.

In September, 1982 , the Billie Joe’s father died. Many years later, Billie Joe wrote the song «Wake Me Up When September Ends», which is dedicated to his father.

Billy Joe began to sing at the age of five years. He often went to the hospital and sang it to patients. At the same time a teacher from a primary school to help him write the song «Look For Love», which was released a local record company «Fiat Records».

At the age of eleven, my mother gave Billy Joe electric guitar, which he called «Blue». Then Billy loved music, played by Ozzy “data-html =”true”> Osborne. Def Leppard and Van Halen. Billy Joe often came to visit a school friend Mike Derntu, and they played some songs from the works of rock stars.

The 1987 , the Billie Joe and Mike have created a group «Sweet Children». In the same year they were invited to his team of drummer John Kiffmayera and bass guitarist Sean Hughes and began performing at local clubs.

The 1988 , the Hughes left the band, then instead of a bass guitar started playing Mike Dernt.

In April, 1989 , the musicians decided to invent a new name for the group. Because addiction to marijuana group of guys called «Green Day».

Also in April, 1989 , the band released their debut mini-album titled «1,000 Hours».

In February 1990 , the Billie Joe decided to quit high school Pinola city in which he had to learn to just six months, for a musical career.

At the same 1990 , a group of «Green Day» released her debut studio album, called “39 / Smooth».

Also, to 1990 , the guitarist Billie Joe became another punk rock group «Pinhead Gunpowder».

The 1992 , a group of «Green Day» released a second album titled «Kerplunk!». The song «Dominated Love Slave» Album Billy Joe but the guitar also played the drums.

The 1994 Billy Joe was with the group «Pinhead Gunpowder» released a debut album, and the group «Green Day» third studio album.

The 1997 , the Billie Joe Armstrong with professional skateboarder Jim Thibault founded the record label «Adeline Records».

The 2003 by Billy Joe helped to release their debut album entitled «Money Money 2020 » group «The Network».

Also, to 2003 by Billy Joe lost his driver’s license for a year for driving while intoxicated.

The 2004 Billy Joe was with a group of «Green Day» released their first rock opera called «American Idiot». All the world has sold 15,000,000 copies of the album «American Idiot».

The 2009 , the band released another rock opera entitled «21st Century Breakdown».

At the same 2009 , their rock opera «American Idiot» was staged on Broadway. The musical won two awards “Tony”. Himself Billie Joe also took part in the productions.

In July 2012 , it became known that Billie Joe will participate in the 3 season of the show «The Voice», which will be an assistant “data-html =”true”> Christina Aguilera.

In September, 2012 , the information appeared that Billy Joe Armstrong was sent to a rehabilitation clinic for medical treatment from bouts of uncontrolled anger, and various forms of dependency.

In December 2012 , the Billie Joe graduated from a course of treatment, and with the group «Green Day» started the tour, which was canceled in the fall because of his problems.

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