Watch: Green Day fret over 'Troubled Times' in new music video

Billie Joe Armstrong sings the Revolution Radio track in front of his phone camera, as around him flash violent scenes from around the globe.

Footage from last weekend's clashes between white supremacists and protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia made it into the video. Images of Trump's tweets, as well as video from a speech he made to law enforcement in which he condoned police brutality appeared beside Armstrong as well.

The band shared a lyric video for the song with the same political tone back in January.

Billie Joe Armstrong took to Instagram after a show in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday to respond to the events in Virginia. "I fucking hate racism more than anything," he wrote.

Omaha!! what a show! I love the heartland. nothing makes me feel more inspired than hearing an arena singing together.. so many thoughts today.. my heart feels heavy. I feel like what happened in charlottesville goes beyond the point of anger. it makes me sad and desperate. shocked. I fucking hate racism more than anything. music and social justice have always gone hand and hand with me. we wouldn't be here if it wasn't for "the time they are a changing" .. some people don't agree. the spirit of green day has always been about rising above oppression. and sticking up for what you believe in and singing it at the top of your lungs. we grew up fearing nuclear holocaust because of the cold war. those days are feeling way too relevant these days. these issues are our ugly past.. and now it's coming to haunt us. always resist these doomsday politicians. and in the words of our punk forefathers .. Nazi punks fuck off. if someone tells you to shut up. tell them to fuck off. life is too short to sit on the sidelines and become complacent. apathy is the kiss of death ps. if you think i'm going to stay quiet and about issues that mean something and "stick to music" then i suggest you go to a different instagram where you feel safe

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Green Day are well into a US tour which wraps up in September in Los Angeles.

 

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