LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – Singer Billy Joel announced last night, via a violent onstage outburst, that he has quit Green Day.
After almost 30 years of enjoying the pop punk band’s music, the singer/songwriter admitted that he could no longer continue with the new direction Green Day has gone in the past decade.
“The rumors are true. It is with great sorrow that I’ve chosen to leave Green Day behind me,” Billy Joel said in a Facebook post this morning. “The outfits, the crowd lighting, the musical – this isn’t the same Green Day that I once loved.”
Green Day started as a punk band in 1988. After a few short years of playing small clubs, Billy Joel is now best known for playing sold out shows at Madison Square Garden.
“He may be right. He may be crazy, but it hurts to know that he isn’t a fan of…
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