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Green Day To Release âKnow Your Enemyâ On April 16, 2009
April 14 2009

For Immediate Release

Green Day To Release âKnow Your Enemyâ On April 16, 2009

Single Is Lead-Off Track From Best-Selling BandâS
Upcoming New Album 21St Century Breakdown,
Due From Reprise Records Worldwide On Friday, May 15, 2009

âKnow Your Enemy,â The First Single From Green DayâS Upcoming Eighth Studio Album, 21St Century Breakdown, Will Launch Worldwide On April 16Th, And Will Be Available Digitally In Canada Beginning The Same Day. The Ringtone For âKnow Your Enemyâ Is Currently Available Through All Canadian Mobile Carriers.

The Video For âKnow Your Enemy,â Which Was Directed By Matthew Cullen Of Motion Theory, Will Premiere In Canada On MuchmusicâS Flagship âMuchondemandâ At 5Pm Et On Friday, April 24Th And Will Be Exclusively Available On Muchmusic And Muchmusic.com For The First 24 Hours. The Video Will Also Premiere On April 24Th On All Of The Mtv / Vh-1 Properties On Air And Online Worldwide, Making It The First Global Cross-Channel Video Premiere For The Channels.
21St Century Breakdown, Which Will Be Released By Reprise Records Worldwide On May 15Th, Is The Best-Selling TrioâS First Studio Album Since 2004âS Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning Punk-Rock Opera American Idiot, Which Debuted At No. 1 On The Billboard Chart, Spawned Five Hit Singles, And Went On To Sell More Than 12 Million Copies Worldwide, Including More Than 900,000 Copies In Canada. In A Recent Feature, Rolling Stone Called 21St Century Breakdown âEven More Ambitious Than American Idiotâ And âA Record Of Die-Hard Punk Idealsâ¦tightly Scripted, Continually Ascending Classic-Rock Excitement.â
Singer-Guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, Bassist Mike Dirnt, And Drummer Tre Cool Have Been At Work Writing, Arranging, And Recording 21St Century Breakdown Since Early 2006 And Are Currently Making Finishing Touches With Producer Butch Vig, Who Is Known For His Work With Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, And Many Others.
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For More Information, Please Contact:
Joanna Dine, Warner Music Canada
(416)-758-1098
Joanna.dine@warnermusic.com
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