has announced that a new documentary about the band will be screening on VH1 next week. The film, entitled "¡Quatro!
" will follow the making of the band's recent trilogy of albums "Uno!
" and "Tre!
", as well as featuring footage from recent US shows. In a statement, the band's bassist Mike Dirnt
said of the film: "¡Quatro! brings our fans one step closer by giving them even more access and revealing what it was like for us to make these records
The press release makes it unclear as to the extent with which the film will address the recent controversies surrounding Green Day, and in particular their front man, Billie Joe Armstrong
. Billie Joe recently went to rehab
after suffering an onstage meltdown, which has led the band to cancel many of their scheduled promotional appearances as well as upcoming tour dates
. It is as yet unclear when Armstrong will be out of rehab and when the band will resume playing live.
"¡Quatro!" airs at midnight on November 28th on VH1.