December 24, 2015
Larry Livermore is a fixture of the modern-day punk world. After co-founding Lookout Records in 1987, he helped pioneer the pop-punk sound of the 1990s and released the first albums by influential bands like Operation Ivy and Green Day; he left the label in 1997. In 2014, Livermore, in the audience, was thanked by the members of Green Day during their acceptance speech into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
TIME spoke with Livermore about his new book, How to Ru(i)n A Record Label, the early days founding Lookout Records and what it would take to start a label in 2015. The book also features
December 23, 2015
UnderCover Presents a tribute to Green Day’s Dookie. It features local musical groups from different genres covering one song each from the album for both a recording and live performance- including Gilman faves La Plebe, Love Songs, Tilt, & Skank Bank!
You can DONATE NOW thru the 924 Gilman Indiegogo & get an intriguing assortment of rewards for your donation. These include such goodies as:
Gilman Ally tickets with an exclusive Gilman shirt, the 14-band Dookie cover recording, & admission to the exclusive after-show party!
Advance regular tickets without any of those lovely
December 23, 2015
Two of US punk band Green Day’s leading lights are joining the competitive world of organic coffee sales, but with a twist — they say their new company will be the first to use mass produced compostable bags and pods.
Bass player Mike Dirnt and lead vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong, who are launching Oakland Coffee Works this week, and San Francisco Bay Coffee, a family-owned business, will both use the bags and pods for their products.
Made out of starches and sugars, they can be discarded along with compost to be consumed by micro-organisms in the soil, creating a fertile humus, said Paul
LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 23, 2015 – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Green Day today announced that they will release a limited Black Friday vinyl edition of their two-time Grammy® Award-winning album American Idiot on November 27, 2015. The special release will be available exclusively at independent record stores in the United States. Find the store closest to you at www.recordstoreday.com. The 5,000 limited edition run will include a red and black LP (Disc 1) and a white and black LP (Disc 2).
American Idiot is Green Day’s seventh studio album.