December 31, 2012 17:31:35 GMT
Billie Joe Armstrong said in a statement that he is 'getting better everyday' and is ready to hit the road with his band this March.
Green Day have announced that they will return to the road again following frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's recovery. The rock band said on Monday, December 31 that they will support their trilogy albums starting March 28 in Chicago, IL.
"We want to thank everyone for hanging in with us for the last few months," the band said in a statement announcing the dates. "We are very excited to hit the road and see all of you again, though we regret having to cancel more shows."
They have scheduled 11 new dates and announced at the same time the dates in January and February which have been canceled. Tickets for the postponed shows will be valid on the new dates while refunds are available for the gigs that have been canceled.
Armstrong, who was admitted to a rehab for unknown substance abuse, said, "Dear friends ... I just want to thank you all for the love and support you've shown for the past few months. Believe me, it hasn't gone unnoticed and I'm eternally grateful to have such an amazing set of friends and family. I'm getting better everyday."
He added, "So now, without further ado, the show must go on. We can't wait to get on the road and live out load! Our passion has only grown stronger."