Knit scarf featuring the Green Day Skulz design.
'We share this honor together,' Armstrong told the nation.
Green Day thanked a lot of people during their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction over the weekend. They gave props to the Ford Econoline van that schlepped them all over the country for years, their families, their longtime label, bands that came up with them (Operation Ivy, Crimpshrine), their kids and, most of all, each other.
On Tuesday, though, singer Billie Joe Armstrong had one more thank you he needed to send out to the people who really, really made it happen: the fans in the idiot nation.
What did it feel like to stand up there with those guys at that peak moment of their career? Pete Wentz: One of the coolest things about Green Day to me is being in a working rock band or working punk rock band, Green Day represents all of us.
Jason White has released a new two-song self-titled EP, with his side project, California.
The Green Day guitarist/fourth member has made the release available to stream now via Bandcamp. Hear the two tracks – Same Boat and Bad Directions – below, and let us know what you think in the comments!
Be sure to pick upthe new issue of Kerrang! (out tomorrow – April 22) where we go inside the return of Green Day – down the front at their stunning live comeback! Plus, you can find out their secret history by everyone that knows them best.
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Legendary pop-punks perform "American Idiot," "When I Come Around" and "Basket Case"
In 2002, Green Day attended their first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction festivities as musical fill-ins for the Ramones, performing three of their songs in honor of the seminal New York punk band's induction.