A COVER band have been left surprised after Inexperienced Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong appeared on the London boozer they have been acting at – and joined them on stage.
Borderline Poisonous have been enjoying at Slim Jim’s Liquor Retailer in Islington, Larger London on Saturday after they carried out Inexperienced Day’s 1994 hit Basket Case.
Unbeknownst to the band, Billie Joe Armstrong – lead singer and guitarist of Inexperienced Day – had been sitting at that very pub, and selected to hitch the band’s vocalist Kerry Glass for a rendition of his tune.
Video reveals a full of life crowd packed into the venue, leaping up and all the way down to Inexperienced Day’s double platinum-selling music Basket Case as Kerry headbangs on the entrance of her band.
Former drummer for Amy Winehouse, Pete Ray Biggin, will be seen on the drums in addition to guitarists Jack Rowe and Geoff Torrn.
Out of the blue, Billie Joe Armstrong emerges from the throngs of individuals within the venue, confidently leaping onto centre stage as the gang roars with delight.
Kerry rapidly realises she has been joined by her idol, gazing on speechlessly together with her jaw dropped as Armstrong, 51, effortlessly joins within the tune.
The clip then cuts to Kerry and Armstrong belting out the lyrics to Basket Case side-by-side because the viewers shouts alongside.
She then raves on stage in ecstasy, leaping up and down with the gang, as Armstrong joins guitarist Jack, pretending to assist him play the instrumental.
On the finish of the music, Armstrong hugs Kerry and guitarist Jack earlier than he humbly lets them take the total stage once more, strolling off to return to his seat.
The footage was posted on Saturday by Inexperienced Day themselves, who wrote: “If you stroll right into a pub and the quilt band begins enjoying your music.”
Borderline Poisonous additionally posted their video on Saturday, writing in response: “Dream come true for this lil indie band.
“Inexperienced Day have been my first favorite rock band at 11…the way you gonna do that to me Billie Joe Armstrong?! Thanks.”
The footage noticed a whopping two million views, over 260,000 likes and greater than 2,000 feedback from followers left in wild delight at Armstrong’s random cameo look.
One individual wrote: “I like how at first she was like ‘Who the hell is getting up on stage…’”
One other stated: “What a legend.”
A 3rd commented: “Inexperienced Day is actually a fan’s band. Thanks for bringing happiness to the lots.”
A fourth added: “Greatest second of their lives.”
A fifth stated: “OMG I obtained nervous, scared, frightened, excited and filled with pleasure for the band and everybody there. This can be a dream want come true, wow.”
Talking to vocalist Kerry, 33, right now she stated: “Nobody knew [Armstrong was there]!
“I began singing the primary few traces acapella (taking the piss in Scottish), then the band kicked in and rapidly he was getting on stage.
“He was sitting up the again, simply having a drink. We felt sheer shock at first then ‘F**ok it, let’s have it’. We performed our arses off!
“After I moved to London 5 years in the past I hadn’t been in music, obtained along with [band drummer Pete] and he’s big within the drumming scene so I used to be thrust into the music scene as quickly as I met him.
“He pushed me and collectively we began writing groove rock music with our good friend Henrik.
“We recorded and filmed just a few releases within the pandemic which we spent in Bali. Once we got here again to London we had a bunch of fabric so set about getting the band collectively.
“We met Jack via our producer and Geoff lately accomplished the line-up on guitar.
“The band was named after a little bit of an espresso martini-fuelled beef we had one night time between me and Pete in Bali and our mate referred to as us borderline poisonous.
“Since then we’ve simply been getting our heads down writing and gigging in London. On the minute we’re within the studio, getting the album completed however the plan is to start out reserving gigs for the summer season.
“We’re additionally placing on a month-to-month rock night time in London which will likely be hosted by Borderline Poisonous so we wish to get caught into placing the wheels in movement for that.”