Green Day discuss Billie Joe’s recent hospitalization

September 06 2012, 1:00 PM EDT By Matthew Colwell

After Billie Joe Armstrong's recent hospitalization in Italy, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt spoke with MTV about what happened, saying that Armstrong experienced "heavy dehydration." Armstrong was released several hours later, but was not available for press. Dirnt said they will be back to make-up the show ASAP as they have only missed "maybe five shows out of our entire career" and they will still be performing at the VMAs.

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