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Revisit Green Day’s 2004 cover to celebrate 17 years of ‘American Idiot’

For the cover story of our October 2004 issue (195), AltPress connected with Green Day. The topic of the discussion was the band’s 2004...
11 bands with the same lineup - Green Day

11 alternative groups still playing together after a decade or more

Whether due to personal reasons, creative differences or non-music-related conflicts, it’s pretty common for a band’s lineup to shift over time. And in that...
The Hives - best punk albums 1997

These 15 albums from 1997 irrefutably proved that punk was far from dead

1997: All media is declaring the alternative-rock explosion—for which Nirvana lit the fuse—over. This means the commercial pop-punk wave Green Day touched off was...
the clash

15 artists who draw influence from the Clash’s dynamic punk spirit

Some promo copywriter at the Clash’s American label, Epic Records, came up with the questionable slogan “19 songs by the only band that matters”...
1995 albums, the muffs, ramones, lunachicks, supergrass

15 albums from 1995 that are a perfect gateway into the world of punk

In 1996, Your Punk Professor interviewed the Clash’s distinguished lead guitarist Mick Jones for a proposed Alternative Press piece on punk’s original guitar heroes....
1994 punk albums, hole, green day, l7, rancid

15 punk albums that set up 1994 to be a year of major change...

To consider Alternative Press’ list of 1994’s top 15 punk albums, one has to bear in mind two factors: Green Day’s Dookie was released...
Alternative drum intros | Iconic alternative drummers

10 legendary drum intros that will always be instantly recognizable

If there's one indisputable truth in this world, it's that alternative music has no shortage of iconic drummers. Quite literally setting the beat for...
The Network Threat Level Midnight-min

Green Day’s rivals the Network return with first live set in 16 years—watch

Last year, Green Day's music rivals the Network resurface after almost 15 years to release a brand new full-length album. Now, the mysterious group are...
Early band member contributions Alternative band lineup changes

10 musicians who contributed to a band before officially joining

While some bands have miraculously played for decades without a lineup change, most have had to replace a member or two throughout their tenure. We...
green day 2020

Green Day offer the ultimate punk rock workout in “Here Comes The Shock”

As promised, Green Day are back with their first piece of new music in 2021. Over the weekend, the punk rock trio debuted their energetic...