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Green Day inspired by Occupy movement for new album

28 August 2012 Last updated at 13:36 BST

One of California's most successful bands is set to release three new albums between September and February.

They will be the first albums Green Day have produced in three years.

Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong told 5 live's Peter Bowes how the trilogy came about.

The band's first album '¡Uno!' comes out on September 24; the second LP '¡Dos!' comes out on November 12; and '¡Tré!' on January 14, 2013.

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