GREEN DAY TO RELEASE BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK & SOUNDTRACK DOCUMENTARY

GREEN DAY TO RELEASE BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK AND SOUNDTRACK OF TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK DOCUMENTARY ON JUNE 22

ALL SETS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE


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Los Angeles, CA - June 5, 2018 - After the successful theatrical run of their documentary, TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK, Green Day and 1-2-3-4 Go! Records are set to release a BLU-RAY and DVD combo pack and soundtrack of the film on June 22, 2018. All sets are available for pre-order now here: http://1234gorecords.com/turnitaround

Narrated by Iggy Pop, TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK features Grammy® Award-winning Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong, Grammy® Award-winning Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, Grammy Award®-winning producer and Rancid front man Tim Armstrong, Kathleen Hanna, Miranda July, Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy and Spearhead front man Michael Franti, Minor Threat and Fugazi's Ian Mackaye and over 100 more interviews with artists and musicians from California's East Bay punk music scene. Executive produced by Green Day, TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area's punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of Berkeley's inspiring 924 Gilman Street music collective.

The documentary, which Rolling Stone named one of the "best music docs of 2017," made its world premiere as the opening night film of 2017's 16th SF DocFest, followed by an initial two-week sold-out theatrical run at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in San Francisco. The hometown opening was followed by many sold out screenings in over 100 theaters in cities across USA and Canada in tandem with Green Day's Revolution Radio World Tour, with the theatrical campaign launching with a three-week run at IFC Center in New York City and culminating in Los Angeles for one night only on three sold-out screens at the ArcLight Hollywood. Along with it being an Official Selection at the 2017 SF DocFest, the documentary was also part of the 2017 Calgary International Film Festival and the 2018 Albany FilmFest.

* TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK 2-DISC BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK: features the full-length theatrical cut of the film (2 hours and 37 minutes), 5 Deleted Scenes and more.

* TURN IT AROUND: THE STORY OF EAST BAY PUNK (A COMPLIATION INPSIRED BY THE DOCUMENTARY) SOUNDTRACK - AVAIALBLE AS A DOUBLE VINYL LP OR DOUBLE CASSETTE TAPE SET: a sprawling collector's edition compilation, released via 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, featuring the opening & closing credits songs from the documentary and 35 mostly rare, unreleased and/or out-of-print tracks from bands like Green Day, Rancid, Neurosis, Operation Ivy, Jawbreaker, Pinhead Gunpowder, and many more. Proceeds from the soundtrack go to the Women's Daytime Drop In Center, a non-profit program in Berkeley, CA, empowering women and children to move from the streets to a home by providing ongoing and intensive counseling, case management services, daily support groups, a comprehensive children's program, a variety of referral services, and a transitional housing program for four single parent families.

More information available at http://www.eastbaypunk.com

PRESS REVIEWS ON THE DOCUMENTARY:

"Best Music Docs of 2017" - Rolling Stone

"Turn It Around" has the 360-degree allure of the best rock documentaries" - Dennis Harvey, Variety

"... A jam-packed and loving tribute... a detailed retrospective great both for those who were part of the scene, yet also for those who want to learn about it." - Leslie Katz, SF Examiner

"[Turn It Around] makes a credible case that a community can exist and thrive by erring on the side of inclusion rather than expulsion." - John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter

About Green Day

Green Day is an American punk rock band composed of vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool. Formed in 1986, Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street club in Berkeley, California. The band's early releases were with the independent record label Lookout! Records. In 1994, its major label debut Dookie (released through Reprise Records) became a breakout success and eventually sold over 10 million copies in the United States. Green Day was widely credited with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States. Green Day's follow up albums Insomniac (1995) and Nimrod (1997) each sold over two million albums and were certified Double Platinum, and Warning (2000) was certified Platinum. 2004 brought the band's rock opera American Idiot which reignited the band's popularity with a younger generation and sold over six million copies in the United States. Green Day is one of the world's best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide. The group has won five Grammy Awards: Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record of the Year for Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Best Rock Album for the second time for 21st Century Breakdown and Best Musical Show Album for American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording. In 2010, a stage adaptation of American Idiot debuted on Broadway. On April 18, 2015, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of the 2015 class in what was their first year of eligibility for induction. On October 16, 2015, Green Day released the documentary Heart Like A Hand Grenade, an unprecedented behind the scenes look at the writing and recording of their legendary album American Idiot. Green Day's 12th studio album Revolution Radio was released on October 7, 2016 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.

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June 5, 2018 7:27pm ET by Pressparty  

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