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EDITORIAL: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ Still Changing America 10 Years Later

It’s September 2004. According to American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, the top song in the nation is Ashlee Simpson’s “Pieces of Me.” Pitchfork’s favorite record is Arcade Fire’s Funeral. Hellboy is dominating the box office. The Boston Red Sox are gearing up to win its first World Series title in 86 years. President George […]

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UTG PLAYLIST: ¡Cinco! (Best of the Green Day Album Trilogy)

Green Day had a huge undertaking with their recently released trilogy of albums, ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, and ¡TRE! (click on each album for our individual review). Not only did they have to produce a quality record at their age (because let’s be honest, bands like this do generally get worse with age), they had to produce three of them. Green Day […]

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Green Day Talk About Billie Joe’s Illness

Earlier last week Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong was hospitalized do to extreme illness.  Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt recently spoke with MTV regarding the singers condition.  You can check out the interview below. 

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Green Day post new song lyrics

Last week, on August 11, Green Day played a 21+ secret show in Costa Mesa, California to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. But the show wasn’t the only “secret” Green Day had up their sleeves: their set consisted almost entirely of brand new songs. Didn’t go? It gets worse: there was a strict no cameras […]