Green Day name new album

Band confirm 'American Idiot' follow-up for May

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Green Day have announced the name and rough release date of their new album.

A posting on the band's official website Greenday.com revealed that the album - called '21st Century Breakdown' - will be released this May.

US Fans can pre-order the album now from the Greendaymusic.com.

The album, Green Day's eighth, is split into three 'acts' - 'Heroes And Cons', 'Charlatans And Saints' and 'Horseshoes And Handgrenades'.

Last night (February 8), Green Day presented the award for Album Of The Year at the Grammys.

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