Three Early Green Day Songs Surface After 30 Years

30 years ago, Green Day was a new band without a single album to their name. But before releasing Dookie in 1994 - and before 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours and Kerplunk in 1990 and 1992 before that - the trio was already performing their first songs. Last weekend, three of those earliest live recordings surfaced…

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Why Kelly Clarkson Is The Queen Of Live Innovation

In case you haven't noticed, Kelly Clarkson is the queen of tours. Why is this? It goes behind the fact that she always sounds amazing when she sings. Kelly takes touring a step further, making sure each show is special and offers something new. Kelly isn't afraid of live innovation, and in fact, has been…

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Green Day Surprises Fans With “Youngblood” Music Video

Green Day is always full of surprises! Over two years after releasing their album Revolution Radio - and after a greatest hits and a few side projects in between - the band just shared a music video for "Youngblood." The last we heard from Revolution Radio was the "Too Dumb To Die" lyric video in…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Is “Writing New Songs” For Green Day

Get ready, Green Day fans! Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong promises a new album is in the works! During and Instagram Live stream, Billie Joe responded to fans' inquiries by saying, "I'm writing new songs for gd now." He didn't provide any further information on the new music or when fans may hear it. Most likely,…

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Rock The Vote: A Pumped Up Political Playlist

Midterm elections are happening now, and more than ever before, it’s vital that you vote. Looking for some voting inspiration? Check out our new political playlist. Our “Rock The Vote” songs will inspire you to get involved and send in your ballot in all upcoming elections. These songs tackle today’s social issues, different sides of…

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The Longshot Releases 3 More EPs & An Exclusive New Single

On April 20th, Billie Joe Armstrong's new band The Longshot released their debut album, Love Is For Losers. But if fans thought that was all they were getting, they had another surprise coming! The already-prolific band has just released an additional 12 songs in a mixture of singles and EPs. These songs were available on…

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Review: Green Day Frontman Returns To Rollicking, Simple Fun With New Band The Longshot’s ‘Love Is For Losers’

Billie Joe Armstrong is best known as the frontman for Green Day, but he's always churned out extra music with his various side projects. He started playing with Pinhead Gunpowder in the early 1990s; he and his Green Day bandmates formed two side bands in the 2000s: The Network and Foxboro Hot Tubs. Billie Joe…

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The Longshot Kicks Off New Album With “Love Is For Losers” Music Video

Only one week ago, Billie Joe Armstrong's new side project The Longshot shared their debut EP. Today, the band released their full-length album, Love Is For Losers, named after their current single. To celebrate the new album, The Longshot also unveiled the music video for the title track. The new song is a love song…

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Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band The Longshot Shares Self-Titled Debut EP

Just last week, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong began teasing music from his new side project, The Longshot. Today, the mysterious band released their self-titled debut EP! The Longshot includes three new songs: "Love Is For Losers," "Taxi Driver," and "Chasing A Ghost." Old-school Green Day fans will surely love the three songs. The music highlights…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Teases New Side Project, The Longshot

Green Day is famous for starting up new side projects between albums. Before American Idiot, they played as The Network. Before 21st Century Breakdown, they performed as Foxboro Hot Tubs. Lately, the band has been touring as The Coverups and playing varied covers of others' music. Now, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is teasing another new…

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Green Day Digs Up Old Footage For “2000 Light Years Away” Music Video

Last week, Green Day released their new compilation, Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band. In addition to two new recordings and the band's biggest singles from 1994 through 2016, Green Day also included "2000 Light Years Away," from their 1992 album, Kerplunk!. Today, the band surprised fans with a new music video for the old song.…

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Green Day Is “Back In The USA” With Political New Music Video

Last month, Green Day announced their second greatest hits compilation album, Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band. In ways a counterpart to their 2001 compilation, International Superhits!, the new collection comes with two new songs. Along with the straightforward, political punk song called "Back In The USA," we also get an updated version of "Ordinary World" featuring Miranda…

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Green Day Announces New Greatest Hits Compilation, ‘God’s Favorite Band’

Only a year after gracing us with Revolution Radio, Green Day is already back with a new release! The counterpart to their 2001 singles compilation, Green Day is launching a second greatest hits album, God's Favorite Band. Rather than picking up where International Superhits! left off, God's Favorite Band joins "old" Green Day with "new,"…

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Green Day Continues ‘Revolution Radio’ With “Too Dumb To Die” Lyric Video

Green Day has had a big year with their politically charged album, Revolution Radio. It’s offered us singles “Bang Bang,” “Still Breathing,” and the title track so far, in addition to lyric video for numerous album tracks. The lyric video barrage continues today with a clip for their song "Too Dumb To Die." The song explodes into an energetic anthem after…

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Mysterious New Video For Green Day’s “Troubled Times” Appears Online

Green Day has had a big year with their politically charged new album, Revolution Radio. It's offered us singles “Bang Bang,” “Still Breathing,” and the title track so far, in addition to lyric video for numerous album tracks. One song that earned a lyric video is "Troubled Times," a particularly topical song that addresses the problems we face today.…

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Green Day Releases New Otis Remix Of Trilogy Track, “Fell For You”

Five years ago, Green Day announced their ambitious plan to release a trilogy of albums. The first, ¡Uno!, came out in September 2012. Between singles likes "Oh Love," "Kill The DJ," and "Let Yourself Go," a semi-overlooked track was the sweet love song, "Fell For You." Today, a half decade after the trilogy got started,…

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Picks Of The Month: Your June 2017 Playlist

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. With all the graduations and early summer trips, it's no wonder if you didn't hear some of the new music. So we created a playlist of some of the best…

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See Green Day Through The Years In “Revolution Radio” Music Video

Green Day has had a big year with their politically charged new album, Revolution Radio. Following singles “Bang Bang” and “Still Breathing,” the band's latest single is the title track. And know fans can finally see the music video for "Revolution Radio." The video focuses on Green Day performing the way they always have. We see Billie…

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‘Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk’ To Premiere May 31st

Three years ago, Green Day revealed they were working on a documentary, tentatively called EAST BAY: By The Punx, For The Punx, About The Punx. The name has since changed, and now Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk is set to premiere at the San Francisco Documentary Film Festival on May 31st. Executive…

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Music Matchup: Vote For Your Favorite Song Called “Bang Bang”

"Bang Bang" is a surprisingly popular song title. It's an even more popular name among singles. So we picked out four songs that share the name. First up is Green Day's recent Revolution Radio single, released last summer. This version of "Bang Bang" is the newest, and also the most political tune of the bunch.…

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7 Songs That Should Have Been Proper Singles

We're all fans of music, and most of us would agree that the quality of the songs is more important than awards and chart success. And yet many of us do also care about the success, at least to a degree. One of the biggest factors in an album's sales and recognition is its singles. The…

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Find Your Name In This Playlist! 80 Songs Titled After People’s Names

Last week, we shared a star-studded playlist of songs featuring famous names in their titles. Everyone from Cleopatra and Albert Einstein to Mick Jagger and Amy Winehouse appeared in the song titles. Even characters from Greek mythology, 20th century literature, and movies had a chance to shine. This week, we offer a playlist with double…

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Famous Names: 40 Songs Named After Well-Known Celebrities & Characters

Names come up a lot in music. But how often do artists sing about famous people? Check out these 40 songs with famous names. These song titles cover well-known actors and actresses, musicians, politicians, and scientists. We also included songs named after popular characters. Fairy-tale princesses? Check! Western film acting legends? They're here! We also…

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See Final Installment Of ‘Green Day: The Early Years’ Documentary

Three weeks ago, Spotify debuted their first installment of Green Day: The Early Years, a four-part documentary chronicling the band’s path to success. Chapter One talked about Green Day’s start as Sweet Children. Then we got Chapter Two: “Best Thing In Town,” talking about how Tré Cool joined the band, they recorded Kerplunk!, and the band started seeing success…

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Green Day Is “Having A Blast” In Chapter 3 Of ‘The Early Years’ Documentary

Two weeks ago, Spotify debuted their first installment of Green Day: The Early Years, a four-part documentary chronicling the band’s path to success. Chapter One talked about Green Day’s start as Sweet Children. Last week we got Chapter Two: “Best Thing In Town,” talking about how Tré Cool joined the band, they recorded Kerplunk!, and the band started…

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Chapter Two Of ‘Green Day: The Early Years’ Explores Tré Cool Joining & Growing Success

Last week, Spotify debuted their first installment of Green Day: The Early Years, a four-part documentary chronicling the band's path to success. Chapter One talked about Green Day's start as Sweet Children. Today, fans can watch Chapter Two: "Best Thing In Town." Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool talk about how Green Day released their…

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See Spotify’s ‘Green Day: The Early Years’ Documentary

Last year, Spotify launched a new video series that chronicles major bands and their rise to fame. Last August, they kicked the series off with Metallica: The Early Years. Now, they have premiered Green Day as their second spotlight artist. Today Spotify debuted the first installment of Green Day: The Early Years. Chapter One shows…

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Picks Of The Month: January 2017

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in January 2017. These pop and rock songs are just what you need to ring in the…

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Green Day Releases Timely “Troubled Times” Lyric Video

Green Day is well-known for their politically charged music, so it should come as no surprise that their latest Revolution Radio lyric video is for the increasingly relevant "Troubled Times." The song describes the many problems we face today as we find history repeating itself. The lyric video is as elaborate as a regular music video.…

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Picks Of The Month: November 2016

Every month, tons of great new music comes out from a range of artists and genres. Sometimes life is busy and you may miss some songs. So we created a playlist of some of the best new songs that came out in November 2016. It’s a fairly eclectic mix, so don’t worry if some of these songs are…

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Watch Green Day’s Moving “Still Breathing” Music Video

Green Day's new album, Revolution Radio, just came out last month. Following the aggressive and topical first single, "Bang Bang," the second single is the poignant "Still Breathing." After frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's iHeartRadio incident in 2012 stunted their trilogy promotion and landed him in rehab, this is, perhaps surprisingly, the only new song that…

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