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    Harmonix and MTV Games have announced that Green Day Rock Band is now on store shelves throughout North America.  Play up to 47 songs as Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt or Tre Cool through their expansive career from their humble beginnings with Dookie to full blown stardom with American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown, with unique visuals and venues all inspired by Green Day.

    “I think people will hopefully be impressed with the pictures and video we’ve included from throughout our career,” said Billie Joe Armstrong, vocalist and guitarist for Green Day.  “The blackmail MTV has over Green Day is insane!”

    “We thought we could have a lot of fun making a Rock Band game and highlight different times in our career, since we’re using so many songs,” said Mike Dirnt, bassist for Green Day.  “We just thought it was a cool way to show people something different.”

    “There will be some people who know every single song on the disc, which is awesome,” said Tre Cool, Green Day’s drummer.  “But for those who don’t, it’s a great way to discover some of the older material.”

    “Green Day’s instantly recognizable songs play incredibly well in Rock Band,” said Paul DeGooyer, Senior Vice President of Electronic Games and Music, MTV Networks.  “Collaborating with the band to bring so much of their music to our platform, including three of the most important albums of the last two decades, has been a fantastic experience.”

    Green Day Rock Band features 47 on disc songs, including Dookie and American Idiot, as well as the entirety of 21st Century Breakdown, with the added support of six previously released downloadable songs for Rock Band and Rock Band 2.  The game takes place in three unique venues that capture the raw energy from Green Day’s early punk years to the explosive arena shows that the band is known for all over the world.

    Green Day Rock Band is available for $59.99 on the XBox360 and Playstation 3.  It is available on the Nintendo Wii for $49.99.  Green Day Rock Band Plus is available for $69.99 (US and Canada only).

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