Green Day prepping two documentaries for release at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival
The punk-pop gents of Green Day are set to unleash two documentaries over the next couple months. Billboard.com reports that the first video will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at how they put together their upcoming trilogy of albums, ¡Uno! , ¡Dos! and ¡Tré!, and the second look at the band’s humble beginnings.
Singer Billie Joe Armstrong told Billboard that filmmakers Tim Lynch and Tim Wheeler have been filming the group for the past year and a half during rehearsals, club shows and during recording sessions for their upcoming album trilogy.
“It’s not going to be the sitting down, head shot of me going, ‘We started out blah blah blah’,” Armstrong said. “We wanted to get into lifestyles of rock ‘n’ roll and playing rock n roll and letting the story kind of tell itself rather than create revisionist [history].”
As for when the film will drop, Armstrong hopes the show about the making of ¡Uno! , ¡Dos! and ¡Tré! will be ready to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which happens January 17 through 27, 2013.
Green Day fans can expect to hear the band’s first single from ¡Uno!, “Oh Love,” on the radio on July 16. The song will also be available for purchase on July 16 and streaming on Green Day’s website starting at 9 a.m. ET that day ¡Uno! will arrive on Sept. 25, and the other releases, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré , are set to drop on Nov. 13, 2012 and Jan. 15, 2013. (Photo credit: Anne Erickson.)
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