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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...
‘American Idiot’ turns 15, but the Green Day punk opera still prevails
‘American Idiot’ turns 15, but the Green Day punk opera still prevails
Maybe it’s the aroma of stale pizza and potato chips that hangs grease-thick in the air. Perhaps it’s the lighting system, dimmed to an eye-squinting level that approximates late evening, right before dusk drops into night. Or it could be the piles of empty candy wrappers and drink cans that clog the place, giving it the appearance of some toga-partying frat house. But there’...