The Californian pop-punkers announce a huge date for 2005...

GREEN DAY have announced their biggest ever UK show for next summer.

The punk rock heroes have already confirmed a tour of the UK and Ireland for early 2005. Now it’s confirmed they will also play a show at Milton Keynes Bowl on June 18.

The 60,000 capacity venue will be the biggest British audience the band have played to at a show of their own. Tickets go on sale this Saturday (October 30). For availability, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.

The rest of the Green Day tour, now completely sold out, looks like this:

Birmingham NIA (January 23)

London Brixton Academy (24-25)

Nottingham Arena (27)

Manchester MEN Arena (28)

Dublin The Point (31)

Plymouth Pavilions (February 2)

Cardiff Arena (3)

Brighton Centre (5)

London Hammersmith Apollo (6-7)

Glasgow SECC (10)