LOS ANGELES, CA, June 1, 2017 – KROQ 106.7’s HD Radio 2 will become Revolution Radio for the entire month of June. The station will showcase a Green Day inspired playlist of old and new school Punk Rock music ranging from Rancid to The Clash to The Replacements to the Sex Pistols, and of course tons of Green Day! KROQ HD2 will also be giving away tickets Monday-Friday at 5 PM to see Green Day live at the Rose Bowl on September 16. Visit KROQ.com for full details on how to win tickets.
The Revolution Radio tour is hot off the release of the band’s latest #1 charting album, Revolution Radio which features the hit singles: “Bang Bang,” “Still Breathing” and “Revolution Radio”.
“Green Day is one of the biggest and most celebrated bands in alt-rock history,” said Lisa Worden, KROQ’s Music Director. “We know our listeners will enjoy this high energy, eclectic playlist inspired by the music of Green Day.”
“We’re pretty psyched to launch Revolution Radio with KROQ 106.7 HD2 throughout the month of June,” said Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong. “With songs from bands that influenced us to songs spanning our career, this is one Revolution you’ll wish was televised.”
About Green Day
Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street club in Berkeley, California. The band’s early releases were with the independent record label Lookout! Records. In 1994, its major label debut Dookie (released through Reprise Records) became a breakout success and eventually sold over 10 million copies in the United States. Green Day was widely credited with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States. Green Day’s follow up albums Insomniac (1995) and Nimrod (1997) each sold over two million albums and were certified Double Platinum, and Warning (2000) was certified Platinum. 2004 brought the band’s rock opera American Idiot which reignited the band’s popularity with a younger generation and sold over six million copies in the United States. Green Day is one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. The group has won five Grammy Awards: Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record of the Year for Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Best Rock Album for the second time for 21st Century Breakdown and Best Musical Show Album for American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording. In 2010, a stage adaptation of American Idiot debuted on Broadway. On April 18, 2015, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of the 2015 class in what was their first year of eligibility for induction. On October 16, 2015, Green Day released the documentary Heart Like A Hand Grenade, an unprecedented behind the scenes look at the writing and recording of their legendary album American Idiot. Green Day’s 12th studio album Revolution Radio was released on October 7, 2016 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. The band is currently on their Revolution Radio World Tour.
The World Famous KROQ, 106.7 FM, is more than just a radio station – it defines the Southern California lifestyle through music, on-air personalities, promotions and experiences. KROQ has been breaking new music for decades, bringing fans and artists together on-air, in the streets and worldwide via KROQ.com. KROQ is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market broadcast operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the Top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. In addition to KROQ, CBS RADIO also owns and operates KNX-AM, KAMP-FM, KCBS-FM, KRTH-FM and KTWV-FM in Los Angeles.
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