2003 Green Day Side Band The Network Makes Unexpected Comeback

2020 seems to be the year where anything goes. The latest befuddling event involves a spacey 2003 band called The Network. Then, and even to this day, Green Day vehemently denies any involvement, but fans know the truth. The band doth protest too much, amirite? Anyway, while this 17-year-old side band's comeback may seem unexpected,…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Announces ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Album

For most of this year, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been sharing covers as part of his No Fun Mondays series. It started in March with his version of "I Think We're Alone Now," and extended into September with his latest cover, "Whole Wide World." Today, Billie Joe has announced that we'll finally…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Returns with “Whole Wide World” Cover

Following two months of No Fun Mondays covers last spring, and a trio of covers in July, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is back with another! Last Friday, he shared his cover of "Whole Wide World" exclusively with Amazon; today, the song gets a wider release and lyric video. "Whole Wide World" was originally…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Shares “Police On My Back” Cover

Throughout this spring, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong treated fans to his No Fun Mondays cover series. Following a six-week break – during which time the nation focused on protesting police violence and supporting Black Lives Matters – Billie Joe returned earlier this month with “Gimme Some Truth,” then shared "A New England" last Friday. Continuing with…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Covers “A New England” for No Fun… Fridays?

From March through May, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong treated fans to his No Fun Mondays cover series. Following a six-week break - during which time the nation focused on protesting police violence and supporting Black Lives Matters - Billie Joe returned last week with "Gimme Some Truth." Today, even though it's a Friday, Billie…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Returns With “Gimme Some Truth” Cover

Early during the pandemic, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong launched what he called the No Fun Mondays cover series. But after the murder of George Floyd and the rise in protests and support for Black Lives Matter, Billie took a step back. After several weeks without any new covers - the last one was of…

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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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Green Day Drops “Otis Big Guitar Mix” EP Of 3 Trilogy Songs

Remember how in August 2017, Green Day randomly shared the "Otis Mix" of their ¡Uno! song "Fell For You"? Never mind that the trilogy had come out five years prior and that the band was nearing the end of their Revolution Radio era. Well, never mind that their new album Father Of All... just came…

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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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Billie Joe Armstrong Hints At More Green Day Music Coming In 2020

Last week, Green Day released their latest album, Father Of All... But even before the album was out, Green Day was hinting at plans to release more music in 2020. In a new interview Billie Joe Armstrong did with Zane Lowe today, it sounds like the band is still itching to release more music, even…

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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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Green Day Celebrate Album Release With “Meet Me On The Roof” Video

Today Green Day released their new album, Father Of All... Following the singles "Father Of All...," "Fire, Ready, Aim," and "Oh Yeah!," today the band is celebrating the album release with one more. The celebratory song "Meet Me On The Roof" comes with a new music video. "Meet Me On The Roof" kicks off with…

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“Oh Yeah!” Is Green Day’s Best ‘Father Of All…’ Song Yet

Last week, Green Day announced "Oh Yeah!" as their third Father Of All... single. Following "Father Of All..." and "Fire, Ready, Aim," fans can now hear "Oh Yeah!," the best new song yet. "Oh Yeah!" begins with a familiar pumping drum beat, floating background vocals, and tight guitar and bass. They make a humming backdrop…

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Green Day Announce “Oh Yeah!” & Confirm New Album Tracklisting

One month from today, Green Day will release their new album, Father Of All... After some rumors circulating the last few weeks, the band has confirmed the traklisting for the album and announced their next single. First things first: the rumored tracklist - which included the back cover art for the album - is real,…

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Our 15 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2020

We're entering a new year - and a new decade! - so you know what that means: new music to look forward to! As we launch into the new century's roaring 20s, let's look at all the great albums we're most excited to hear. Here are 15 albums that we expect (or at least hope)…

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Hear Green Day’s Latest Song, “Fire, Ready, Aim”

Just weeks after surprising fans with their new song "Father Of All..." - itself the title track from their upcoming album - Green Day announced a second new song last week. Today, fans can hear "Fire, Ready, Aim," a short and rollicking new single that dangerously mixes up the order of aggression. Clocking in at…

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Green Day Tease New Song “Fire, Ready, Aim” & NHL Partnership

We only just got a new single and the video for "Father Of All..." this month, but Green Day is already teasing their next new song! Today, Green Day announced a 2-year partnership with the NHL. In the accompanying teaser video, you can hear a clip of their new song, "Fire, Ready, Aim," which will…

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Green Day Drops Dancey New “Father Of All…” Music Video

Last week, Green Day surprised fans with their new song, "Father Of All...," the title track from their upcoming album due in February 2020. It was part of the huge Hella Mega tour announcement, which also saw co-headliners Fall Out Boy and Weezer share new songs and announce upcoming albums. While both of their songs…

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Green Day Shares New Song “Father Of All…” From Upcoming Album

Today may be the most exciting day in pop punk history. Not only are Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer joining up for a massive 2020 tour - aptly named the Hella Mega Tour - all three bands also just released new singles and announced upcoming albums. What a glorious day! Green Day shared…

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