Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was recently hospitalized in Bologna, Italy with no explanation of Armstrong’s illness. The band has now released a statement regarding Armstrong’s health, and his visit to the hospital was due to “heavy dehydration”. Bassist Mike Dirnt had this to say in an interview with MTV:
“Billie came down with heavy, heavy dehydration; it was like severe dehydration, influenza, and it was just a really, really bad situation. [...] He woke up in the morning and it was bad. Let’s put it this way, if you’re in your hotel room and you’re vomiting profusely, it’s not fun. So what are you gonna do? It’s hard to sing while you’re puking.”
You can watch the whole interview here.
Meanwhile, in case you hadn’t heard, Green Day is also released three new albums, two documentaries, and will be performing at the 2012 VMAs. They’ve also released a handful of songs from the first of their three albums.Add Green Day to My Radar