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The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016

Let’s Take a Moment to Appreciate How Terrible This Green Day Album Cover Is

The world is about as ready as it's ever likely to be again for a new Green Day album. A Frank Ocean-length absence following their…
Andrew Unterberger / August 11, 2016

Green Day Return With ‘BANG BANG,’ Their First Single in Four Years

Green Day are finally back. Four years after releasing their ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré! trilogy in 2012, the pop-punk giants have returned with a new single called "BANG BANG."
Brian Josephs / August 11, 2016

Green Day Announce New Single, ‘Bang Bang’

Berkley pop-punk superstars Green Day haven't released much since their 2012 trilogy, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré! (unless you count last year's Christmas single "Xmas Time…
Rachel Brodsky / August 1, 2016

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
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