March 25, 2010 Green Day and The Replacements both started out as snotty punk bands with mischievous streaks before blossoming into proper adults. The frontmen -- longtime pals -- talk about hero worship, staving off "creative suicide," and realizing you've been singing the wrong lyric for 24 years.
SPIN: You two guys have actually known each other awhile. Do you remember when you met?
BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG: It was during the Eventually tour. …