Stories tagged with 'editorial'

Top 5 Most Important Surprise Green Day Shows

One thing is absolutely certain: Green Day and its fan base, in a joint effort, have perfected the art of the surprise show (alternatively called the secret show). There are plent [...] Read story

What's next for Green Day?

After releasing three albums in quick succession this past year and fresh off a world-wide tour in (somewhat) support of those albums, naturally, us fans are already asking ourselv [...] Read story

Top 10 most meaningful lyrics from the trilogy albums

As a whole, ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and ¡TRÉ! have perhaps the most imagery-rich lyrics in Green Day's entire catalogue. Billie Joe tackled many different emotional states in his writi [...] Read story

My collection of Green Day tour guitar picks

Ever since I was little, I've loved to take souvenirs away from events I've attended. If I could snag a baseball from a game, I was happy. If I could get an autograph, I was happy. [...] Read story

A look back at Green Day in 2012.... through pictures!

2012 has been a big year for us Green Day fans to say the very least. It's hard to believe that at this time last year we had no idea that Green Day was even going to be releasing [...] Read story

My thoughts on the entire trilogy

Now that the trilogy is out I thought I might reflect a little on this whole project. We learned of this whole thing back in April with a tweet from Billie Joe announcing they'd be [...] Read story

Stop Drop and Roll!!!, Part ¡Dos!

When Green Day sat down with VMusic in August to discuss their forthcoming trilogy of albums, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré!, Billie described the three albums with a mere couple of s [...] Read story

Green Day is a Gateway Drug to the History of Punk

[note=Written By Tanya Elder from @GreenDayMind] A few years ago, I was talking with a fellow Green Day fan about the countless arguments people have over whether Green Day is " [...] Read story

Thank YOU, Green Day

I've always felt a strong wish to thank Green Day at the end of every show when Billie starts pointing at people in the crowd and saying, "Thank YOU. Thank YOU. Thank YOU." Obvious [...] Read story

A Green Day fan's review of "Oh Love"

Editors Note: The below post was written by a member of our community, justcause, on our forum. We asked her permission to cross-post it here. In the post below she's responding to [...] Read story

From 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours to ¡Tré!: The Album Artwork of Green Day

For many, the artwork on the front of an album is taken as the "first impression" for the record, or for the band as a whole. The artists commissioned to design album artwork are c [...] Read story

It seems like Green Day are losing their mind, and I'm absolutely fine with it.

I, along with the rest of the fanbase, was alive with excitement when the album artwork for ¡Uno! was released on Wednesday along with a song sample from the album. I was also str [...] Read story

"Why should my fun have to end? For me its only the beginning."

It happens every June, no matter how hard I try to avoid it. Inevitably my birthday rolls around and I begrudgingly turn another year older. And instead of celebrating that I someh [...] Read story

Top 5 Kick-Ass Green Day Songs

We all have varying tastes in the kind of music we like the most. Luckily, considering you're all here on a Green Day fan site, I can at least assume we all have good taste in some [...] Read story

To Ballad Or Not To Ballad?

"I fucking hate power ballads" - words straight from the horses mouth. Billie Joe uttered this phrase only a few weeks ago at the induction of Guns and Roses into the Rock and Roll [...] Read story

"It seems so frightening, time passes by like lightning"

Ten years ago, in July 2002, I saw Green Day for the first time. There's an impression amongst certain Green Day fans, some of whom perhaps weren't around to see it, that the years [...] Read story