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Green Day Just Dropped a Surprise New Christmas Single, ‘Xmas Time of the Year’

Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day have just released a new Christmas single called "Xmas Time of the Year" and it's streaming…
Brennan Carley / December 24, 2015

Green Day Share Trailer for ‘American Idiot’ Documentary, ‘Heart Like a Hand Grenade’

To mark the 11th anniversary of American Idiot, one of SPIN's 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years, Green Day have shared a trailer for their upcoming…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

The 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995

Last summer, we counted down the 100 best alternative rock songs of 1994, calling it "alternative's biggest year." Undoubtedly it was; you can't…
SPIN Staff / August 6, 2015

The 30 Best Movie Soundtracks of 1995

The various-artists soundtrack had already existed as a phenomenon for decades, but 1995 was the year that the OST became an event into itself. No…
Andrew Unterberger / July 17, 2015

Green Day Play Secret Show at Punk Venue 924 Gilman in Berkeley

Green Day played a secret benefit show last night at 924 Gilman, a volunteer-run Berkeley punk venue where the band got their start. Performing early…
Rachel Brodsky / May 18, 2015

Green Day Hints That New Songs Are on the Way

Does Green Day ever sleep? Even when they take five-year sabbaticals from new music, they release a concept album, or pen a musical, or release…
Dan Weiss / April 30, 2015

Green Day, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Honored at 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

The 30th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony went down last night, and the Cleveland institution welcome the likes of Green Day,…
Colin Joyce / April 19, 2015

Green Day Turn Back Time at the House of Blues

Besides the Foo Fighters' Record Store Day gig, the most in-demand ticket in Northeast Ohio this week was Green Day's Thursday night concert in Cleveland…
Annie Zaleski / April 17, 2015

The Lookouts’ Larry Livermore Made Us a Mixtape Featuring Green Day, MC5, the Supremes, and More

Earlier this month, Don Giovanni Records released Spy Rock Road (And Other Stories), a compilation disc by California pop-punk forefathers the Lookouts. Cherry-picking songs from every…
Rachel Brodsky / March 30, 2015

The Lookouts Lament Their ‘Mendocino Homeland’ in Roaring Proto-Punk Track

California pop-punk forerunners the Lookouts might not be the first group people look to when exploring the sub-genre's history, but the short-lived project still deserves some…
Rachel Brodsky / February 19, 2015

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 Inductees: Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, and More

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its list of 2015 inductees this morning, and it's a lineup that should make punk fans new…
Andrew Unterberger / December 16, 2014

Green Day Touring Guitarist Jason White Has Been Diagnosed With Tonsil Cancer

Touring Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer. Confirming the news on their official website, the pop-punk trio wrote, "We have some news…
Rachel Brodsky / December 8, 2014

Green Day, Lou Reed, and Nine Inch Nails Nominated for Rock Hall of Fame

The nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony are in, and Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the late Lou Reed, and the Smiths are among…
Brennan Carley / October 9, 2014

Green Day: The 2004 ‘American Idiot’ Cover Story

[This article originally appeared in the November 2004 issue of SPIN.] Two punks, dressed in black, get on a plane. They are famous,…
Alex Pappademas / September 25, 2014

Here’s What It Was Like to Be a Music Fan in 1994

This is the third installment in SPIN's look back at 1994, a watershed year for alternative culture. Stay tuned for more coverage in the weeks…
Brennan Carley / September 16, 2014

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Replacements Enlist Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong For Coachella

Reports from the reunion shows thus far have been relatively tame, but the Replacements may have been up to their old games last night at…
Colin Joyce / April 19, 2014

Green Day: Read SPIN’s 1994 ‘Dookie’ Story ‘Young, Loud, and Snotty’

(This article originally appeared in the September 1994 issue of SPIN.) It's an early Wednesday evening in North Oakland, and the lead singer for…
Eric Weisbard / January 31, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, More

Inch closer to the weekend by streaming new releases from Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, Rhye's Milosh, and more. Find…
Kyle McGovern / November 20, 2013
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