Not only Green Day writes songs about Amy Winehouse

Contactmusic.com has included Green Day's new song "Amy" in a list of artists who've shown tribute to the late singer Amy Winehouse. Green Day debuted the song "Amy" at their sur [...] Read story

Happy 20th Anniversary to Kerplunk! from GDC!

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Green Day's Kerplunk! record, the Green Day Community has got together to make this collaberative video, paying homage to the classic albu [...] Read story

The "KerPUNK" Festival, London 21st & 22nd January

The UnNamed Festival is born, and is hereby named The "KerPUNK" festival - thank you, Mr. Larry Livermore. Finally, the time has come to announce the worst kept secret since slice [...] Read story

Reflecting on 20 Years of Kerplunk.

In honor of the twentieth anniversary of Kerplunk's release today, some members of the GDA and GDC staff have written their reflections on the album and its key tracks. Join us i [...] Read story

Billie Joe's guest appearance on "Nurse Jackie" will air April 8th on Showtime

Back in October we posted that Billie Joe will be guest starring on the Showtime show "Nurse Jackie." At the time, we didn't know a premiere date for that,. but now we do! April 8t [...] Read story

Song of the Week: "No One Knows"

It's Kerplunk's 20th birthday tomorrow, so to celebrate that momentous anniversary this week's Song of the Week is the 10th song from that album; the brooding and reflective No One [...] Read story

"New" live Green Day album, On the Radio, available for pre-order on UK iTunes and Amazon

Back in 1992 while Green Day was touring for the Kerplunk album, they made a stop at radio station WMFU in New Jersey to play a set of songs. That live performance was then broadc [...] Read story

Scattered Memories - "16"

...and a son of a bitch! 16 My favourite part... Look at my friends and see what they've done Ask myself why they've had to change I like them better when they were young There [...] Read story

#GreenDayFamily is currently trending worldwide on Twitter

For the past hour or so Green Day has trending on twitter worldwide with the hashtag #GreenDayFamily. I personally think this is a great Twitter trend and it shows what a lovely G [...] Read story

Green Day's first home, Lookout Records, closes down

It's kind of a sad day in Green Day history as Alterntive Press writes that Lookout Records - the label founded by Larry Livermore and gave Green Day their first record deal in the [...] Read story

Green Day included in Gibson's "Top 10 Rhythm Sections"

Green Day have once again been included in a Gibson Top-10 list. Today, they're counting down the ten best rhythm sections and Green Day's track "Longview" has made the cut. Comin [...] Read story

Cigarettes and Valentines included in Gibson.com's list of "10 Great Albums That Were Shelved or Abandoned"

Gibson.com has included Green Day "lost album" Cigarettes and Valentines in their list of the "10 Great Albums That Were Shelved or Abandoned". This intended follow-up to Green Da [...] Read story

Song of the Week: '409 In Your Coffee Maker'

Seeing as it's back-to-school time for many a Green Day fan, this week's Song of the Week is the classroom-inspired 409 In Your Coffee Maker, originally released in 1990 on the Sla [...] Read story

Mike Dirnt's "Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe" featured as one of Rolling Stone's "Rocker Restaurants"

When Green Day was first starting out, before they made it big, the band held other day jobs to rise money for touring and other band related expenses. Mike Dirnt worked in a rest [...] Read story

Bid on an autographed Green Day guitar with the proceeds benefiting Habitat for Humanity

Green Day has teamed up with CharityBuzz.com to place a Green Day autographed Epiphone guitar up for auction with the proceeds benefiting the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los A [...] Read story

Lighting and Sound America takes a look at Green Day's tour stage setup [scans]

During Green Day's 21st Century Breakdown tour, the band pulled out an impressive new stage setup, the screen projections, pyrotechnics, the city-scape screens behind the band, lig [...] Read story