Armstrong revealed that he and his family are huge fans of the show.
has won over viewers because it's not molding artists, it's just giving them a little bit of guidance and direction without giving them a complete makeover," Armstrong said according to The AP
He also said that working with Christina Aguilera "has been a lot of fun." He started Wednesday.
According to the LA Times
, the timing for Armstrong joining the hit show couldn't be better for Green Day as they are set to release three new albums over a 5 month period. The first, Uno!
, is scheduled to be released September 25, and season 3 of The Voice
premieres September 10.
Earlier this month, it was announced that singer Michael Buble would be joining Blake Shelton's team and as a mentor and that Mary J. Blige would be joining Adam Levine's team, Rolling Stone
According to The AP
, The Voice
isn't the only talent contest based show to add musical legends. With the departures of Steven Tyler
and Jennifer Lopez
, American Idol
will be adding Mariah Carey as a judge, and The X Factor
has signed Britney Spears and Demi Lovato.