The punk veterans give Leeds a thunderous finale...

GREEN DAY bought the CARLING WEEKEND LEEDS FESTIVAL rock day to a spectacular climax tonight (August 27).

The punk veterans covered Queen hit ‘We Are The Champions’ in bombastic style for their encore after a set that took in their greatest hits as welll as giving UK fans the first chance to hear material from forttcoming album ‘American Idiot’.

The first day of Leeds is traditionally the heaviest day of the line-up, and this year’s selection of Green Day alongside Lostprophets, Thrice and Minus was no exception.

Green Day’s setlist was:

‘American Idiot’


‘Geek Stink Breath’

‘Hitchin’ A Ride’

‘Welcome To Paradise’



‘3000 Light Years’

‘I Fought The Law’


‘Basket Case’


‘King For A Day’



‘When I Come Around’

‘We Are The Champions’