US rapper and sometime singer-songwriter Post Malone recently covered ‘Basket Case’ on acoustic guitar during a live show in Maryland.
Posting fan-shot footage of the cover to Twitter, Armstrong said that he thought the rendition was “pretty cool”. See Armstrong’s tweet about Post Malone’s cover below.
Post Malone Covers Green Day's Basket Case! HD (LIVE) hey this is pretty cool! https://t.co/CCIoTqQBuo
— Billie Joe Armstrong (@billiejoe) September 25, 2017
At a recent show in St Louis, Post Malone suffered a fall after attempting a stage dive and having no audience members catch him. See footage of that incident below.
My bad pic.twitter.com/zsvEiI850I
— Colton (@Colton_Gaddis) September 25, 2017
— Maddy (@mmaddyrenee) September 25, 2017
The singer – whose band released their 12th LP ‘Revolution Radio’ in October 2016 – posted a photo of himself and Rocky on the beach to Instagram, with the caption reading: “Dear Rocky, my singing partner and my midnight home boy. You were a blessing to our family. Have fun in dog heaven writing your memoir ‘if these walls could bark’.. you will be missed”.
Perth-based producer Charlie Young – who has worked with Macklemore, Lil Jon and The Naked and Famous – posted a number of photos of frontman Billie Joe Armstrong to social media earlier this summer. On Instagram, he wrote in a caption: “Recording Green Day.”