Stories tagged with 'editorial'

Some of the rarest and most obscure Green Day items

Quarantine is the perfect time to admire forgotten treasures stashed away in a cupboard. So let's have a look at some of the rarest and most obscure Green Day items because limited [...] Read story

Touring the Bay Area's Green Day landmarks

Fans from around the world have been making the Green Day pilgrimage to the Bay Area for many years. Their roots are everywhere, in sites so ordinary and irrelevant to everyone els [...] Read story

A quarter-century of 'Dookie'

"Beavis and Butt-head have started a band: it’s called Green Day," announced a spring 1994 Rolling Stone magazine article. Dookie, released on Feb. 1 of that year, isn't Green [...] Read story

GDA's Exclusive Interview with Green Day — Part 4

This is the fourth and final installment of our interview with Green Day. In part three, we talked to the band about their past goals, and the musical roots of each of the guys. [...] Read story

GDA's Exclusive Interview with Green Day — Part 3

In part two, we talked to the band about the early days at Gilman Street and the new movie, 'Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk.' J’net: From there, Green Day has come [...] Read story

GDA's Exclusive Interview with Green Day — Part I

Recently, we asked Green Day's management if it would be possible to get an exclusive interview for GDA, our first ever. After some coordination, it was agreed that I could intervi [...] Read story

Billie Joe writes about Mad Cool Festival and why they still played

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Billie Joe has just posted on Instagram about the Mad Cool Festival and what the band knew when they went on stage. There's been a lot of arguing and lots of people showing contemp [...] Read story

Editorial: The top 5 most criminally-underrated Green Day B-sides

Never, ever sleep on the B-sides. ...unless there aren't any to sleep on. For the first time in Green Day's quarter-century-long career, the band hasn't released even a single B [...] Read story

Green Day in 2016 - A Retrospective

It's likely nobody will look back on 2016 with much fondness. Everyone knows what happened by now – celebrities dropped like Jonestown members after necking the Kool Aid and wes [...] Read story

GDA Recap: Green Day at House of Blues - April 16, 2015

When I got the music, I got a place to go*... …and that place is now always Cleveland in my heart. Many of us have heard the guys of Green Day talk about experiencing the mome [...] Read story

"I Guess This Is Growing Up": The public dismantling and downfall of Blink-182

[note=Note by Andres: The majority of this editorial has absolutely nothing to do with Green Day. I know it will somehow frustrate some of you that we'd spend time on another band [...] Read story

Why is 'American Idiot' treasured by so many people?

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the United States release of Green Day's 'American Idiot,' the GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum 2004 album. I'm going to attempt to pa [...] Read story

GDA Reviews Kerrang's "American Idiot" tribute album

Kerrang's tribute to 'American Idiot' was released June 11, 2014 through Kerrang Magazine. The album features 15 different bands, each playing a different song off American Idiot [...] Read story

GDA Review: 'Demolicious' is the raw Green Day sound we love

Today marks the international release of Green Day's latest project, Demolicious, an album of demos stemming from the trilogy they started working on more than two years ago. As a [...] Read story

The 20th anniversary of Dookie: why the album still means something today

"I grew up with Green Day" ... it stands as the only phrase that ties many 30-somethings to the band today. Most in this crowd have moved on, save a handful of Green Day faithfuls [...] Read story

Editorial: Reverend Strychnine Twitch, and the return of the Foxboro Hot Tubs

Immediately following the band's first song of their first show since 2010, Reverend Strychnine Twitch shouted some breath-starved words: "I need some water..." Anyone familiar wit [...] Read story