Green Day Covers Blondie’s “Dreaming” & Shares Music Video

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been sharing No Fun Mondays covers since we all started self-isolating two months ago. He's already given us numerous and diverse covers. Now, the whole band is in on it. Today, Green Day shared a cover of "Dreaming," originally released by Blondie in 1979. Green Day's cover of…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Reminds Us “That’s Rock ‘n’ Roll” in New Cover

Not long after the COVID-19 quarantines began, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off his No Fun Mondays cover series, each song freshly recorded from his home studio. Following last week’s “Not That Way Anymore,” our latest cover is of "That's Rock 'n' Roll," originally by Eric Carmen. Billie Joe shared: Welcome to another…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Drops “Not That Way Anymore” Cover

Shortly after we all began self-isolating due to COVID-19, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off his No Fun Mondays cover series, each song freshly recorded from his home studio. Following last week's "Kids In America" - dedicated to Mike Dirnt for his birthday - today's cover is of "Not That Way Anymore," originally by…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Dedicates “Kids In America” Cover to Mike Dirnt

Shortly after we all began self-isolating due to COVID-19, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off his No Fun Mondays cover series, each song freshly recorded from his home studio. Though we got a curveball with an extra cover last week - Billie's ‘No Fun Hump Day’ Italian language cover is of “Amico” - we're…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Sings Italian Song “Amico” for ‘No Fun Hump Day’

Shortly after we all began self-isolating due to COVID-19, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off his No Fun Mondays cover series, each song freshly recorded from his home studio. Now, just two days after getting his cover of "War Stories" by The Starjets, Billie Joe is back with a special 'No Fun Hump…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Offers “War Stories” as Latest Cover

Last month, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off his No Fun Mondays cover series, each song freshly recorded from his home studio. So far, we’ve heard “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory,” “Manic Monday” featuring Susanna Hoffs, “Corpus Christi,” and “That Thing You Do!” Today, Billie Joe chose…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Puts Out “That Thing You Do!” Cover

One month ago, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off what he calls No Fun Mondays: Each week, he shares a cover of a song, freshly recorded from his home studio. So far, we’ve heard “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory,” “Manic Monday” featuring Susanna Hoffs, and "Corpus Christi"…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Covers The Avengers’ “Corpus Christi”

Three weeks ago, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off what he calls No Fun Mondays: Each week, he shares a cover of a song, freshly recorded from his home studio. So far, we’ve heard “I Think We’re Alone Now,” “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory,” and "Manic Monday" featuring Susanna Hoffs. This…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Reveals He’s Written 6 New Songs During Quarantine

We can probably all agree that we're living in strange and unsettling times right now. While people around the world self-isolate and go into quarantine, many are spending more time at home and have a lot more free time on their hands. Musicians have taken to livestreaming performances from their living rooms. Others are recording…

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Hear Billie Joe Armstrong’s Rendition Of “Manic Monday”

Two weeks ago, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong kicked off what he calls No Fun Mondays: Each week, he shares a cover of a song, freshly recorded from his home studio. So far, we've heard "I Think We're Alone Now" and "You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory." Today, Billie Joe shared a…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Covers “You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory”

One week ago, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shared a cover of the 1967 hit single “I Think We’re Alone Now,” originally by Tommy James And The Shondells. It was his first offering of distraction and comfort while we all self-isolate in the wake of COVID-19, but we now know it wasn't his last.…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Shares “I Think We’re Alone Now” Cover

Most of us are starting to feel the anxiety of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's already leading to some comforting musical expression from the artists we follow. In addition to livestreamed concerts and inclusive art projects, some artists are starting to share new songs and covers. Today, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong…

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Review: Green Day’s ‘Father Of All…’ Is Fun But Underwhelming

Green Day has been my favorite band for the last 15 years. American Idiot ushered me in, and while I went back and enjoyed their earlier albums, I also found myself loving each album that has come out since then. Yes, even the trilogy, which was polarizing among fans and casual listeners alike. So when…

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Is Green Day Releasing A New Single Next Week?!?

UPDATE 7/10: Sorry everyone, it looks like this rumor was false! According to Kerrang!, Green Day's reps have confirmed that there's "definitely no Green Day single any time soon." Not gonna lie, we're a little disappointed. But no worries: Green Day will release new music all in good time. Green Day has been pretty quiet…

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Hear New Jesse Malin & Billie Joe Armstrong Song, “Strangers & Thieves”

Last month, rocker Jesse Malin announced that Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong would join him on his new single, "Strangers & Thieves." The song is out now, and following Jesse's recent single "Room 13," both will appear on his upcoming album, Sunset Kids. "Strangers & Thieves" has a traditional rock sound, almost blending into country-rock…

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Joins Jesse Malin On New Song

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is always busy with music projects. His latest endeavor is a new song with Jesse Malin called "Strangers & Thieves," out next month. You can pre-save it now ahead of its June 14 release. Check out the full announcement below: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxkjTc2hIz2/   This isn't the first time Billie Joe…

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Green Day Announces New Book, ‘Last Of The American Girls’

Green Day is branching out from music to publish their first book! This fall, fans will get to read Last Of The American Girls, an illustrated book for "rebel girls" and female empowerment. Fans may recognize the title as a single from Green Day's 2009 album, 21st Century Breakdown. Indeed, the forthcoming book features that…

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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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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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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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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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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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Green Day Gets Morbid On Standout “Say Goodbye” Lyric Video

Green Day just released their excellent 12th studio album, Revolution Radio, earlier this month. In our review we highlighted "Say Goodbye" as a standout track, and its new lyric video keeps up the impression. The song is musically different for Green Day, treading into rather bluesy and bombastic new territory. But lyrically it's right up…

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Green Day Shares “Ordinary World” Lyric Video

Green Day just released their new album, Revolution Radio, last week. It's an excellent record that combines their 21st century political awareness with their earlier straightforward punch. Songs like "Bang Bang" and "Revolution Radio" are energetic and raise important social questions, but the album actually ends on a more reflective note. "Ordinary World" is an acoustic…

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Review: Green Day Is Back On Top With ‘Revolution Radio’

Green Day’s career arc has been one most bands would envy. It’s rare for a band to continue strong for 25+ years, and rarer still for them to have continued success into their later years. But Green Day has always been special. After a strong underground start in the Bay Area, the trio released their…

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Green Day Gets Personal On “Still Breathing”

Green Day is getting ready to release their first new album in four years, Revolution Radio. Following the aggressive first single "Bang Bang" and the riotous title track, fans can now hear a third preview of the album. "Still Breathing" is the most personal song we've heard yet, one that fans may find particularly poignant. It…

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