WATCH: Green Day Studio Update

17 February 2012, 15:45 | Updated: 20 August 2013, 11:17

Green Day

The band are back in the studio and have posted a clip of day one online....

Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong announced on Wednesday that the band were working on the follow up to 2008's 21st Century Breakdown.

Addressing his fans on Twitter the singer announced,

"Happy Valantine's [sic] day! Officially started recording the new record today. It's FUCK TIME!!!!"

The band have now put a video of them in the studio online - entitled Day One:

It was confirmed at the end of last year that the musical written by Billie Joe and based on their 'American Idiot' album will be heading to the UK.

The award-winning Broadway rock show and its American cast will start in Southampton in October and culminate in a run at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo in December.