WaPo Mistakes Green Day Quotes From Clickhole As Authentic In Report On Campaign To Get “American Idiot” To #1 In The UK

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Green DaySeveral months ago protesters in the UK launched a campaign to get Green Day’s “American Idiot” to #1 during President Donald Trump’s visit to the country to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth, and others. That visit is coming up this week, and the campaign has successfully gotten the tune More »

Stream The Surprise Debut Album From Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band The Longshot

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Today is a big day for new albums that have come out without a whole lot of advance notice. There’s J. Cole’s new album KOD. There’s stoner metal legends Sleep’s out-of-nowhere return The Sciences. And now there’s also Love Is For Losers, the debut album from Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong’s new … More »

Hear 3 Songs From Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band The Longshot

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Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has always been big on starting and abandoning mysterious side projects. Maybe it helps him keep attuned to the punk rock chaos that birthed his band, even as he’s grown into his role as arena-rock elder statesman. Or maybe he’s just overflowing with good songs that may or may … More »

Billie Joe Armstrong Tells Trump-Supporting Fan To Fuck Off

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This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who watched him chant “No Trump! No KKK! No Fascist USA!” at the American Music Awards, but Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong isn’t a big fan of Donald Trump. He reiterated this fact on Instagram yesterday by posting a screenshot of Trump’s recent tweet about North … More »

Watch Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Cover The Replacements With Steven Van Zandt, Tommy Stinson, Others

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On New Years Eve, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong took over the New York club Berlin, playing with a sort of glam-punk all-star squad that included the E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt, the Replacements’ Tommy Stinson, Blondie’s Clem Burke, the Hold Steady’s Tad Kubler, Jesse Malin, and Armstrong’s own sons. During their set, … More »

Green Day – “Back In The USA” Video

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Today, Green Day release their new best-of compilation Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band. It’s got two new songs: A charged-up pop-punker called “Back In The USA” and a new version of “Ordinary World,” a song from last year’s Revolution Radio that’s been re-recorded as an acoustic duet with country star Miranda Lambert. And now … More »

Nimrod Turns 20

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I’ve always gotten the impression that Nimrod — which turns 20 tomorrow — is the Jan Brady of ’90s Green Day albums. I don’t have much to back this up other than a gut feeling and a lifetime of best-Green Day-album debates. But I have noticed that, over the course of said discussions, Nimrod conveniently … More »

Green Day Announce Greatest Hits Collection Featuring Two New Songs

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Green Day already have one greatest-hits album. It’s called International Superhits!, and it fucking rules. That compilation came out in 2001. That was before Green Day released American Idiot, which means it covers the period when Green Day were just a really great major-label pop-punk singles machine. But now Green Day are getting ready to … More »

Stream New Green Day Tribute Album Featuring Lomelda, Ratboys, Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall, & More

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Artists including Lomelda, Ratboys, Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall, Sorority Noise’s Cameron Boucher, Adult Mom, and Kevin Devine have teamed up for Earth Day: A Tribute to Green Day, a Green Day tribute album for charity. Per the project’s description on Bandcamp: … More »

Watch Post Malone Cover Green Day’s “Basket Case”

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Right now, the usually-very-happy sing-rapper Post Malone is enjoying great success with the 21 Savage collab “Rockstar,” currently the #2 song in the country. And he seems to be doing whatever he can to live up to that song’s title, even if it means dangerous and unsuccessful stagedives. During his live shows, … More »