Green Day Postpones Sept. 28 Show at SF's Fillmore

Band promises to play later with lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong in rehab.

By Chris Roberts
|  Monday, Sep 24, 2012  |  Updated 1:40 PM PDT
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Green Day Postpones Sept. 28 Show at SF's Fillmore

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Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs at the iHeart Radio Music Festival on Friday, Sept., 21, 2012 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.P)

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The show will go on. Just at a later, as-yet unspecified date.

Green Day's show at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on Sept. 28 has been postponed following lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong's check-in to rehab, according to reports.

Armstrong checked into rehab after smashing his guitar and cursing at concert officials on-stage in Las Vegas over the weekend, according to reports.

Armstrong was on-stage with Green Day at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday when he was given a one-minute cue to cut the music and get off stage. That enraged the guitarist and singer, who was reportedly in the middle of his band's set.

"One minute left, one minute (expletive) left. You're gonna give me (expletive) one minute? ... I'm not (expletive) Justin Bieber, you (expletive)," he said, according to reports, before smashing his guitar and stomping off of stage.

Green Day's set was being cut short for Usher, according to reports.

Armstrong, 40, was also hospitalized in Italy a few weeks ago during the band's tour there. He was suffering from dehydration, according to reports.

No makeup date for the Sept. 28 show has been announced, but concert promoter LiveNation said that tickets will be honored for a future show. Green Day also has shows in Santa Cruz and other small venues scheduled, according to reports.

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