Skip directly to content



mychemicalramen's picture
Member name: 
Acey Eliza
About Me: 
I discovered Green Day when I was seven years old. My Dad's friend [Rob] had a shop in Dulwich, London and I would often hang out there in the summer, because I got free ice cream :P One of Rob's customers came in with a big box of Vinyl. He was an old hippie, but kinda posh and smelled like what I now know to be weed. He asked Rob if he could sell him some of the LP's. Rob bought the whole box for a tenner. And I started sifting through with him. I was in total awe of vinyl, I'd never seen it before. So I asked Rob if I could have one and he said, ok but just one. So I looked through it carefully. A lot of the cover designs seemed boring to my seven year old eyes. But then, right near the back I happened upon an LP with cartoons on it. Dog's throwing shit at each other amidst a scene that I could only compare to "Where's Wally?" [or Waldo to you Americans]. GREEN DAY - it said at the top. This looked like fun so I chose it. I couldn't play it at home because we didn't have anything to play it on, so I brought it back to Rob's a week later. Rob put my vinyl on the deck, handed me the headphones, dropped the needle as I sat down and ate my ice cream. The moment Burnout started playing I knew that was it, I was in love. I never thought that 17 years later I'd still be listening to Dookie. I never thought that in 17 years Green Day would never let me down, they never change their line-up, they never make shitty records where every song sounds the same and they happen to be the best fucking live band in existence. I love Billie, Mike & Tre with all my heart... ...and I always will :)
*Born under the Brixton sun* London, England
United Kingdom
Favorite Green Day Concert You've Been To?: 
Milton Keynes without a doubt. I don't even have words to explain my feelings about the 18th June 2005. I guess all I can really say is, when I'm on my deathbed and my life is flashing before my eyes, Green Day at Milton Keynes will be the focus of that montage.
Twitter Name:
User comments: