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QUIZ: Can you tell if these lyrics are from blink-182 or Green Day?
QUIZ: Can you tell if these lyrics are from blink-182 or Green Day?
Whether you’ve known the name Billie Joe Armstrong since his band’s inception in the ’80s or have no idea who Tom DeLonge is, blink-182 and Green Day are arguably two of the most influential bands in modern pop punk.  Fans of their decades-spanning discographies may not be stoked to hear that there won’t be a return of the iconic Pop Disaster tour. Mark Hoppus dropped the maj...
Billie Joe Armstrong’s next album is full of his ‘No Fun Mondays’ covers
Billie Joe Armstrong’s next album is full of his ‘No Fun Mondays’ covers
Over the past few months, Billie Joe Armstrong has been spending his time in quarantine covering songs as part of his No Fun Mondays series. Now, the Green Day frontman is compiling all of his covers into a new full-length album. Read more: Legendary Van Halen co-founder and guitarist Eddie Van Halen dies at 65 Armstrong launched his No Fun Mondays series back in March at the start of the coronavi
Here’s the story behind Green Day’s most controversial Howard Stern set
Here’s the story behind Green Day’s most controversial Howard Stern set
In case you didn't know, Green Day are one of the bands that have performed the most on The Howard Stern Show. Now, Stern is reflecting back on all of Green Day's performances and why their 2001 appearance was so controversial. Read more: iDKHOW fans may think they’ve seen the video for “New Invention” before One of Green Day's first appearances on The Howard Stern Show was in 1997. Since Nimrod w
8 types of cannabis merch you can buy from your favorite artists
8 types of cannabis merch you can buy from your favorite artists
As cannabis continues to become more widely accepted and legalized medically and recreationally across North America, bands are taking advantage of the opportunity for new merch items. Whether it’s branded pipes, grinders, rolling papers, stash jars or even flower, there’s an endless amount of options for artists to explore within the cannabis industry.  Check ...
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong cover “Kids in America” for Mike Dirnt’s birthday
Hear Billie Joe Armstrong cover “Kids in America” for Mike Dirnt’s birthday
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been covering songs for a series he's calling "No Fun Mondays" and his latest is doubling as a tribute to Mike Dirnt on his birthday. The punk rock legend covered Kim Wilde's iconic track "Kids In America" while wishing his bandmate a happy birthday tagged with a fun illustration of Dirnt as a unicorn.
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
10 full concerts you can watch on YouTube to get the live experience
Whether you’re publicly lamenting or quietly sulking about not being able to attend shows indefinitely, coronavirus is a massive blow to the music industry. With festivals and gigs getting either postponed or canceled all together, fans suddenly have a ton of time to kill at home because they can’t go to the bars or movie theaters. Naturally,...
Green Day are punk’s greatest band—and we have the magazine to prove it
Green Day are punk’s greatest band—and we have the magazine to prove it
Green Day didn't invent punk rock, but they did the most for it. Over the course of 13 studio albums, three live releases, a handful of compilations (and a few incognito things on the side), the NorCal trio made punk a household term. By virtue of their sound, influence, longevity and straight-up attitude, Green Day have certainly achieved GOAT status...
Green Day’s ‘Father Of All…’ set the rules, you just move to them—review
Green Day’s ‘Father Of All…’ set the rules, you just move to them—review
Let’s cut to the quick: Green Day are the greatest punk band in the world. They’ve almost kept the same members during their near 35-year history. The trio—Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool—were always the strongest of all the cultural “gateway drugs.” They have nothing to prove ...

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