Green Day name new album

Band confirm 'American Idiot' follow-up for May

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

A posting on the band’s official website revealed that the album – called ’21st Century Breakdown’ – will be released this May.

US Fans can pre-order the album now from the

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.