Billie Joe and Mike Dirnt launch Oakland Coffee Works

According to The Financial Times, Billie Joe and Mike Dirnt are getting ready to launch a new organic coffee bean roasting company, Oakland Coffee Works. Launching this week, th [...] Read story

Happy 43rd birthday to Tré Cool

We'd like to wish a happy birthday to our favorite punk rock drummer, Tré Cool, who turns 43 today. Happy birthday, Tré! Looking forward to seeing you and the rest of the crew [...] Read story

No Bullshit: Green Day’s Mike Dirnt - interview with Klipsch

Earlier this year when Green Day was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Mike Dirnt sat down with Klipsch, one of the most well known companies for headphones and speakers. [...] Read story

Video of Green Day's full performance at the 'Geezer' after-party

We've now got some video of the show earlier this month where Green Day performed a hand full of songs for the 'Geezer' after-party in Santa Monica, CA. We've added setlist and som [...] Read story

'American Idiot' on red and white vinyl available for Black Friday Record Store Day

Green Day has announced that they will once again participate in the Black Friday edition of Record Store Day. This year, the band will be offering a limited edition of American [...] Read story

Pumpkin Contest Winner is...

A couple weeks ago we were taking entires for our Green Day pumpkin carving contest. Following a minor delay, GDA and GDC staff have placed their votes and we have a winning pumpk [...] Read story

'Heart Like a Hand Grenade' now available digitally and on DVD

Nearly a month after the film's one-night premiere in select theaters around the United States and digitally on Vimeo, Heart Like a Hand Grenade is now available for purchase world [...] Read story

Vote for the American Idiot musical for BroadwayWorld awards

The American Idiot musical which was playing in Los Angeles has been nominated for 7 BroadwayWorld awards. - Best Musical (Local Production) - Best Direction of a Musical (Loc [...] Read story

Billie Joe writing foreword for upcoming NOFX autobiography

California punk band NOFX are getting ready to release an autobiography about their 30+ years in the industry. They announced the book, titled The Hepatits Bathtub and Other Storie [...] Read story

Green Day performed last night at the 'Geezer' after party

As we reported the other day, last night in Santa Monica, CA was the private premiere of the film Geezer, starring Billie Joe. The night also contained an after party for those who [...] Read story

Idiot Nation giving away tickets to 'Geezer' after party, solo Billie Joe performance

This Thursday, November 5th, the film Geezer, which stars Billie Joe, will make its debut in Santa Monica, California. The film, directed by Lee Kirk, is about an aging punk rocker [...] Read story

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

Planning on cutting and gutting pumpkins this year? In the theme of Green Day? We want to see these fabulous creations! Send us a snap of your Green Day pumpkin for a chance t [...] Read story

Temple University Diamond Marching Band performs "Basket Case"

Temple University's Diamond Marching Band performed "Basket Case" at their 90th anniversary alumni show earlier this month. Check it out. Thanks to Jun Bortchar for sending [...] Read story

Larry Livermore releasing book about Lookout! Records, "How To Ru(i)n A Record Label"

Larry Livermore, founder of Lookout! Records and most known to us as the-guy-who-signed-Green-Day, has written a new book about the record label and the bay area scene it was a par [...] Read story

'Heart Like a Hand Grenade' now available online

After 11 years, "Heart Like A Hand Grenade" - the making of American Idiot - was released last week on Vimeo. It'd also debuted in select theaters across the US. You can rent it [...] Read story

John Roecker posts video tour of where American Idiot was recorded

John Roecker, directory of the upcoming documentary "Heart Like A Hand Grenade", posted a video tour of the various locations where he filmed Green Day during the recording process [...] Read story