Borderline Toxic Shocked By Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong

Watch the moment when Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong surprises Borderline Toxic by jumping on stage to sing Basket Case with them.

Borderline Toxic – Sir Satan

Contrary to lazy and inaccurate reporting from the likes of NME (Shame on you for not actually taking the time to support new music). Borderline Toxic are not a covers band! They are an original heavy, alt-rock band from London. They combine funk and hard rock with face-melty riffs and lyrical twists. On Saturday night they were playing a gig at Slim Jim’s Liquor Store in Islington to help promote their latest single ‘Sir Satan’.

As part of their set of original music, they decided to throw in a cover of Green Day’s hit Basket Case. Imagine the shock and surprise when Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong appeared from nowhere to jump on stage and perform with them. Look closely and watch lead singer Kerry’s reaction it’s priceless.


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Borderline Toxic were already starting to build a reputation for their raucous live shows, but this takes everything to a new level. But this isn’t the band’s first taste of success, their last single Blood Sucking Beauty Queen helped them pick up their first radio play on BBC Radio One.

Blood Sucking Beauty Queen perfectly exemplifies Borderlines Toxic’s modern take on rock music. Released to coincide with the start of Pride Month it deliberately challenges beauty norms and promotes individuality.

Crunching riffs are offset with a boisterous pop-inspired chorus which is further enhanced by the prowling, snarling Glass whose explosive vocal hits with her satisfying Scottish lilt.

While writing the song Kerry drew on her own life experiences where she was expected to please people and fit into a stereotype just to keep others happy.

Sticking a middle finger up to society’s obsession with judging others. These virtues are perfectly bought to life in the flamboyant video which gives the floor to a vast array of alternative performers, dancers and actors provoking viewers to ask “What is sexy?”.

While latest single ‘Sir Satan’ – (I have Daddy issue explains Glass) was shot in Indonesia and features alternative influencer Dellu uyee.

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Words Mark Knight