THE SCENE: BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG (GREEN DAY) ENTERS REHAB
Billie Joe Armstrong, vocalist of alt rock outfit, Green Day, is apparently headed to rehab for substance abuse. This is following his on stage meltdown during his band’s set at iHeart Radio Festival. The frontman lost it when he stated their set was cut short due to Usher wanting to have a longer set time.
Here a press report released by the Associated Press, which you can read below:
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is headed to treatment for substance abuse.
Sunday’s announcement by the band’s rep comes after the rock frontman had a meltdown onstage at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas. In a clip that has gone viral, Armstrong profanely complained that the band’s time was being cut short, then smashed his guitar.
In a statement to the Associated Press, the band apologized for the incident and said their set was not cut short by Clear Channel, the host of the two-day festival