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Green Day, Mike Dirnt: ‘American Idiot’ Bassist Will Produce Indie Film 'Crickets', Billie Joe Armstrong & Tré Cool Taking It Easy

Bassist Mike Dirnt has done a lot of things as a core member of the punk rock group Green Day – alongside frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and drummer Tré Cool – but now he’s venturing off to a new project for just a little while. Reports from ...

Blink-182: Does Drummer Kye Smith Do Blink Better Than Travis Barker? Watch Him Cover Every Album In Five Minutes [WATCH]

Good news, folks: there's no longer a need to listen to the entire Blink-182 catalogue because drummer Kye Smith recently posted a video online that shows him impeccably covering every one of the band's albums in just five minutes.

8 Great LGBT-Themed Alternative Songs: Green Day, The Smiths, And More

To commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall riots on June 28th, 1969, every June has been designated LGBT Pride Month in the United States. In honor of the 45th anniversary of the riots, here's a list of eight incredible alternative songs with ...

LISTEN: 5 Seconds Of Summer Cover Green Day 'American Idiot', Twitter Fans Go Insane For New Song

Uh, there's no other way to phrase this so we're just going to say it: boy band 5 Seconds Of Summer has covered Green Day's signature tune "American Idiot." The new twist on the classic track was released today (June 11) as a part of Kerrang!'s ...

5 Underrated Follow-Ups To Classic Albums: Pink Floyd, Green Day, and more

Releasing a classic album is both a blessing and a curse for a musician. It may feel great to have created something that people love, but you're also faced with the massive pressure of following it up. Some artists are able to follow their classics ...

6 Artists Who Have Released Album Trilogies: David Bowie, Green Day, and more

For most rock musicians, the full-length album is the highest artistic statement in the medium, the equivalent of a novel for a writer, or a feature-length film for a director. Just like novels and films, specific albums within an artist's catalogue ...

8 Classic Alt-Rock Albums and Their Original Titles: Green Day, Blur, and More

Very few things in music are presented in their original, unedited forms. Songs, as well as albums, are often re-written and re-structured over and over again before they're finished, and this is often the case with artwork and titles as well. Here ...

9 Incredible Albums with Awful Titles: Green Day, the Beatles and more

There are some albums where everything comes together perfectly: the music, the lyrics, the cover, the title, everything. However, some of the greatest albums of all time were given titles that don't serve the music at all. Here are nine great albums ...

Record Store Day reveals its best-selling vinyl exclusives from 2014

Record Store Day is a big part of promoting the rebirth of vinyl, but it's never claimed to be the savior of the recording industry. After all, part of the appeal is that just about everything released on the day is limited edition, drawing in us ...

Pop Stars on Broadway: Hits and Misses with Ricky Martin, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas, Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles, Etc.

Pop stars from Ricky Martin to Carly Rae Jepsen have ventured onto Broadway and West End stages, with mixed results.

Rolling Stone ranks best rock albums of 1994: Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails, Neil Young, more

Rolling Stone ranked the Top 40 rock albums of 1994, which it named "mainstream alternative's greatest year."

Nine Artists Who Re-Recorded Their Own Songs: Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, and more

Musicians love doing their own interpretations of songs written by other people, but sometimes they make the unusual choice of recording new versions of their own songs. Sometimes this is done to improve on the original, but other times they simply ...

Eight Bands That Moved Away from Punk: Beastie Boys, Green Day, and more

The world would be a much poorer place if punk rock didn't exist. It's a great place for musicians to start out, but there's only so much someone can do within the genre before they or their audience gets bored with it, which is why so many bands ...

Green Day will be taking a break after upcoming Australian tour dates

Green Day have announced that they will be taking a break after the upcoming Australian tour in February and March of next year. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong spoke to Jo Whiley earlier this week on her BBC Radio 2 show and shared about the decision.

Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong record Everly Brothers cover album, 'Foreverly'

What happens when an indie-jazz singer and a pop-punk singer come together? A country album, of course. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has enlisted Norah Jones for a cover version of the Everly Brother's 1958 record, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, ...

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