Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong hospitalized in Italy
Undisclosed illness forces cancellation of festival gig
Green Day abruptly cancelled a headlining performance in Bologna, Italy. Sunday night after lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong was taken to the hospital Saturday night for treatment for an undisclosed illness.
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The trio’s Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt released a video, apologizing profusely for the cancellation. “Billie got rushed to the hospital last night due to illness and the doctors don’t think it’s a good idea for him to play today,” Dirnt said. “This sucks....”
There’s been no official update on Armstrong’s condition or update on the group's website. We’ve reached out to the group’s rep and will let you know what we hear.
The trio, whose new album, “Uno,” comes out Sept. 25, was set to headline the I-Festival.
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