SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

July 25, 2005 13:16 ET

Green Day Leads the Way With MTV Video Music Award Nominations

Band to Perform at the 2005 Video Music Awards

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 25, 2005 -- It was announced today that Grammy® Award-winning rock band Green Day was nominated for eight MTV Video Music Awards, the most of any artist / band, for the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards. The band will also perform on the VMAs Sunday, August 28th.

Green Day received nominations in multiple categories including: Video of the Year, Best Group Video, Best Rock Video, all for the video of their smash "Boulevard of Broken Dreams." That same video also received nods in the Best Direction In A Video, Best Editing In A Video and Best Cinematography In A Video categories. The title song from the album, "American Idiot," nabbed nominations in Best Art Direction and the Viewers Choice Award. The videos were both directed by Samuel Bayer.

Green Day's "American Idiot" was released on September 21, 2004, and debuted at Number One on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and Number One in several countries around the world. Weeks later the album returned to the Number One chart position in the US and many of the same countries across the globe. "American Idiot" won the Grammy® Award for Best Rock Album in February of this year, and the band has received extensive media attention in both the alternative and mainstream press, gracing the covers of Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Spin, Alternative Press, Entertainment Weekly's Listen To This, Bass Player, Drum and Guitar World. Green Day was touted as Yahoo! Music's Artist of The Month at release time, and the band recorded Sessions@AOL this past fall, which aired extensively on Fuse. In addition, Green Day has had multiple appearances on Fuse's 100% and Daily Download.

The band is scheduled to launch their next US tour on August 10th in Chicago, IL (dates below).

Green Day Tour Dates:
August

10th  Rosemont, IL         Allstate Arena
12th  Barrie, ONT          Molson Park
13th  Buffalo, NY          HSBC Arena
14th  Dayton, OH           Ervin J Nutter Center
15th  Nashville, TN        Gaylord Entertainment Center
17th  Oklahoma, OK         Ford Center
19th  Houston, TX          Toyota Center
20th  Dallas, TX           American Airlines Center
21st  San Antonio, TX      SBC Center
23rd  Atlanta, GA          Philips Arena
24th  Morrisville, NC      RBC Center
26th  Sunrise, FL          Office Depot Center
30th  Columbia, MD         Merriweather Post Pavilion

September

1st   East Rutherford, NJ  Giants Stadium
3rd   Boston, MA           Gillette
4th   Montreal, QUE        Parc Jean Drapeau
5th   Ottawa, ONT          Corel Centre
7th   Philadelphia, PA     Wachovia Center
9th   Hartford, CT         Civic Center
11th  Auburn Hills, MI     Palace of Auburn Hills
12th  Indianapolis, IN     Conseco Fieldhouse
14th  Moline, IL           Mark Of The Quad Cities
16th  St. Paul, MN         Xcel Energy Center
17th  Des Moines, IA       Wells Fargo Arena
19th  Denver, CO           Pepsi Center
21st  Salt Lake City, UT   Delta Center
24th  San Francisco, CA    SBC Park
26th  Tacoma, WA           Tacoma Dome
27th  Vancouver, WA        General Motors Place
28th  Portland, OR         Portland Memorial Coliseum
30th  Sacramento, CA       ARCO Arena

October

1st   Fresno, CA           Save Mart Center
2nd   Chula Vista, CA      Coors Amphitheatre
4th   Albuquerque, NM      Journal Pavilion
5th   Phoenix, AZ          America West Arena
6th   Las Vegas, NV        Thomas & Mack Center
8th   Carson, CA           Home Depot Center
9th   Carson, CA           Home Depot Center

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:
    Brian Bumbery
    Warner Bros. Records
    818.953.3203
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    Renee Harrison
    Warner Bros. Records
    818.953.3203
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