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Cai Trefor

22:27 5th February 2017

'Basketcase' and 'American Idiot' stars Green Day have kicked off their tour marking their first UK show since 2013.

The pop punk powerhouse band have played from their potent 12-track blitz of angst-ridden power-pop-punk. anthems.

In terms of its subject matter new album and has been described as it's raw, visceral, and fearless with the anti-Trump song 'Troubled Times' particularly representative.

In addition to new music, the band have been reminding the UK just why they're still regarded as one of the best American bands of all time with older material creating an amazing reaction.

Gigwise photographer Danny Payne was braving the pit to get close and personal with the band for these incredible shots.

Green Day continue their February UK tour. Check here for tickets:
February 6 2017 – Manchester, Arena
February 8 2017 – London, The

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17

  • 28 amazing photos of Green Day at First Direct Arena, Leeds, 5/2/17


Photo: Danny Payne