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    August 21, 2011


    Check out this cool article written by a guy who made a custom motorcycle for Mike Dirnt.

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    August 21, 2011


    Hoven Green Day Ritz polarized sunglasses. 100% UV protection. Impact resistant polycarbonate lens. Grilamid injection frame. Stainless steel hinges. Grey lens. Metal Hoven logo decal on temples. Green Day logos and artwork on inside of arms. Imported. Lifetime guarantee.

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    August 17, 2011

    On the afternoon of Aug. 9, Green Day announced they were doing a first-come, first-served secret show at the 300-person capacity Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa. Yes, we were incredulous. Green Day were selling $20 tickets to the show to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and it seemed like a prank when it was first announced. Except it wasn't.

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    August 17, 2011

    The ‘90s shattered the conventions of the music video. Suddenly every musician wanted their video to be the biggest and splashiest of all. Budgets roared to insane levels – Michael and Janet Jackson’s 1995 video for "Scream" is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive ever, costing around $7 million – and video directors became stars themselves (hello, Hype Williams, David Fincher and Mark Romanek).

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  • Green Day are the latest musicians to pay tribute to Amy Winehouse.

    The band held a secret show at the Tiki Bar in Costa Mesa, Calif., last week, where they debuted a new tune honoring the late singer, titled "Amy."

    Listen to the song here...

    Read more: http://www.eonline.com/news/green_day_debuts_touching_tribute_song/25834...

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    August 14, 2011


    Green Day surprised fans by debuting 15 new songs during a last minute show at the Tiki Bar 1700 Placentia in Costa Mesa, California last week.

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    August 14, 2011


    Along with playing a slew of previously unheard tracks, Green Day honored the late Amy Winehouse by debuting a new song, "Amy," at their "secret" show in Costa Mesa, Calif., last Thursday (Aug. 11). Three days later, the band posted the full lyrics to the song on its official website.

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    August 13, 2011

    Thanks everyone for coming out to the show Thursday night and
    supporting us and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We have been in
    jamming and writing new songs for the last few months. It felt great to play these new Green Day songs live and share our "work in progress".. Stay tuned for more!
    Love green day

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    August 12, 2011


    Fanbase Music Magazine sits down with Billie Joe's brother, Allen Oller. Check it out here.

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    August 12, 2011


    For the encore, Billie Joe came back alone onstage with his electric guitar and did another new one, "Amy" (overheard in the audience: "I wish my name was Amy!"). The band rejoined Billie Joe onstage for an Ozzy cover, "Goodbye to Romance," a real arena singalong, complete with lighters in the air. As Billie Joe crooned the last few lines, "I said goodbye to romance/Goodbye to friends, I tell you/Goodbye to all the past/I guess that we`ll meet/We`ll meet in the end," it really felt like the end of the night. But when the final schmaltzy notes faded away . . . the band surged right into the all too familiar intro of "Welcome to Paradise." And if the crowd wasn't already stoked enough--Green Day, Costa Mesa, Tiki Bar, Billie Joe's water on their clothing--the audience was renewed with those eight familiar, tried-and-trues: "Burnout," "Murder City," "J.A.R.," "Only of You," "Hitchin' a Ride," "St. Jimmy," "Minority."

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