Is the lead singer of Green Day sober?

It has been over four years since Green Day last released music, and they had a lot of hurdles to overcome. Thankfully, Armstrong is now sober and has been the past four years.

Does Billie Joe Armstrong drink alcohol?

In a new interview in Rolling Stone this week, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong opens up about his addiction to alcohol and prescription medication—and the series of incidents that put him in rehab seven months ago.

What drugs was Green Day on?

What started with marijuana and hard partying turned into cocktails of unnamed anti-anxiety and insomnia drugs. “I started combining them to a point where I didn’t know what I was taking during the day and what I was taking at night,” Armstrong said.

When did Billie Joe get sober?

I’ve been trying to get sober since 1997, right around Nimrod. But I didn’t want to be in any programs. Sometimes, being a drunk, you think you can take on the whole world by yourself. This was the last straw.

What was Billie Joe addicted to?

Now four years sober, Armstrong received treatment for alcohol and drug addiction in 2012 after suffering a meltdown at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. When the band was prompted to finish their set, he yelled that he’s “not (expletive) Justin Bieber” and smashed his guitar before storming off.

When did Green Day sell out?

One of the most mainstream punk bands since the new millennium, Green Day has faced criticism for selling out ever since releasing 2004’s American Idiot — some would say as far back as after the release of 1994’s Dookie.

Has Billie Joe Armstrong ever been to rehab?

Billie Joe Armstrong is opening up about the substance abuse issues that led to his onstage meltdown at the iHeartRadio festival and his experience in rehab afterward during which he suffered through a “gruesome” withdrawal period.


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