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In May 1994, the former Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra walked into the DIY Berkeley punk venue 924 Gilman Street, and he didn’t walk out again. While Biafra was watching whatever band he was watching, he got into an argument with a gang of miscreants. That argument ended in an all-out beatdown, five or six… More »

What is weirder than thinking about Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong casually chilling out with indie-jazz super chanteuse Norah Jones? How about if the two of them get together and record an album of Everly Brothers covers? In an instance of something so weird it actually makes perfect sense, the two musicians recently convened… More »

With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite pundits and prognosticators have combed through the show’s venerable timeline to select their favorite gags, cameos, characters and episodes. And, we, like them, desire to reside within the seem geekish… More »

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Watch Green Day Return To 924 Gilman

924 Gilman, the volunteer-run Berkeley punk venue, is where Green Day got their start. It's also a famously puritanical zone; bands get banned for playing…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 10:02 am
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Watch Patti Smith & Laurie Anderson Induct Lou Reed Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Last night, six artists were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in the Performer category. Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett…
James Rettig | April 19, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Watch Green Day Reunite With Original Drummer, Cover Rancid & Operation Ivy With Tim Armstrong In Cleveland

Tomorrow night, Green Day go into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Last night, the band played its first U.S. show in a couple…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2015 - 2:52 pm
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Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame just announced this year's class of inductees, and it's mostly a surprising group in how unsurprising it is.
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2014 - 9:07 am
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Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Green Day Among Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2015 Nominees

Once a year, around this time, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announces a whole new class of inductees who might be inducted into…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 9:27 am
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Watch James Hetfield, Billie Joe Armstrong, & Joe Satriani Mash Up Bob Seger & Green Day At Acoustic-4-A-Cure

Earlier this week, Metallica did a sublimely weird four-song acoustic set 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert, and last night, the band's frontman, Jame…
Michael Nelson | May 16, 2014 - 3:14 pm
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The Replacements Played Another Festival Set With Billie Joe Armstrong

Last month, during the second Coachella weekend, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong joined the reunited Replacements onstage. This past weekend, at Atlanta's Shaky Knee…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 10:55 am
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Check Out These Lego Versions Of 20 Famous Bands

If you can't quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with…
Miles Bowe | March 19, 2014 - 11:03 am
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Watch Green Day Play All Of Dookie In London

After the rock-opera bloat, the Broadway sojourn, the public tantrum and rehab stint, and the general public indifference to the three-albums-in-one-year stunt, it's probably not…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2013 - 10:19 am
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Watch Eels’ This Is 40 Outtake

I haven't seen Judd Apatow's new film, This Is 40, so I can't really comment on its flaws or virtues, but I will say that…
Michael Nelson | January 2, 2013 - 2:17 pm
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Green Day – “Oh Love” Video

Here's the clip for Green Day's "Oh Love," in which we find the Green Day dudes performing the punchy piece of power pop to a…
Corban Goble | August 16, 2012 - 9:40 am
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Green Day – “Kill The DJ”

One of the best-known and most-quoted Smiths songs is "Panic!" which closes with a coda of Morrissey just repeating, over and over again, "Hang the…
Michael Nelson | August 13, 2012 - 5:02 pm
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Green Day – “Oh Love”

The first song from the first third of Green Day's forthcoming ¡Uno!/¡Dos!/¡Tres! trilogy debuted today. "Oh Love" sees the band scaling back the insufferable bombast…
Michael Nelson | July 16, 2012 - 10:53 am
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Check Out Photos And Video From Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2012 Inductions

The 27th annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions took place in Cleveland Saturday night, and while there were a lot of no show…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2012 - 9:30 am
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20 Songs Named After The Bands That Played Them

Self-titled albums are one thing. But when a band names one of its songs after itself -- or, alternately, when a band names itself after…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2012 - 11:46 am
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80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2011 - 12:31 pm
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Jimmy Fallon As The Boss, Elton John, Green Day @ The Emmys

Jimmy Fallon's done some impressive musical impressions on Late Night, so he brought out a few more for the Emmy Awards last night. He used…
jessica | August 30, 2010 - 10:43 am
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