Green Day and Blink-182 to co-headline Christmas gig

Not So Silent Night announces line-up for December shows

Green Day and Blink-182 have been confirmed for a festive show this December.

Both bands will headline Oakland’s Not So Silent Night, each topping the bill on a separate day.

Green Day will headline on Friday, December 9, as part of a bill that also includes Empire Of The Sun and Jimmy Eat World.

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Blink-182 will play Saturday’s leg (December 10), along with Bastille, Phantogram and Catfish and the Bottlemen.

Not So Silent Night will take place at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California from December 9-10.

Green Day released their new album ‘Revolution Radio‘ earlier this month, while Blink released ‘California’, their seventh studio album, in July.

Read more: Why Green Day are the ‘greatest living punk band’

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Blink-182 recently recreated their classic ‘What’s My Age Again?’ video in their new clip for ‘She’s Out Of Her Mind’.

Meanwhile, Green Day recently confirmed to NME that production on the movie adaptation of their seminal ‘American Idiot’ album is well underway, having been given the ‘green light’ by HBO.

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The band return to the UK to tour in early 2017, performing at Leeds First Direct Arena 5 February, Manchester Arena (6) and London O2 Arena (8) – and will headline British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park in London on Saturday 1 July.

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