Green Day

(Courtesy Reprise Records)

Green Day Get Back to Punk Roots, Play Surprise Show at Small Berkeley Venue

Green Day may be international, but they always recognize their roots in Berkeley’s DIY all-ages venue 924 Gilman.

05/18/2015

(Cover of Green Day’s “Warning”)

‘Warning': Green Day’s Underrated Classic

When I heard Warning, I was converted. I realize that that’s like deciding you’re a Clash fan at ‘Sandinista,’ or falling for the Replacements because of ‘All Shook Down.’

04/17/2015

Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt perform as Foxboro Hot Tubs (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Foxboro Hot Tubs: The Best Green Day Project You Haven’t Heard

If you’ve never heard “Stop, Drop and Roll!!!,” stop what you’re doing right now and check it out. You’ll thank us later.

04/16/2015

(Reprise Records)

‘Dookie': The Flawless Green Day Album

None of these sound the same – just similar enough that you root for them to mature into new places. How many punk bands inspire that wish?

04/15/2015

(Lookout! Records)

’39/Smooth’ and ‘Kerplunk': Green Day’s Early Years

Today we lionize the pre-natal albums before Green Day’s huge break, 1990’s ’39/Smooth’ and 1992’s ‘Kerplunk’.

04/15/2015

Green Day (Jo Hale/Getty Images)

‘American Idiot': Green Day’s Triumphant Second Act

Without ‘American Idiot,’ Green Day would have different plans for this weekend.

04/14/2015

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