They might grow up to be upstanding citizens, they might grow up to be models. But, in some cases, rock stars' kids grow up to be just like them ... rock stars.
Green Day - Page 6
Formed as a pop-punk band in the late '80s, Green Day got their start as a part of the San Francisco Bay area's DIY punk scene, but they quickly outgrew it.
World-domination pop-punk music isn't the only thing that Mike Dirnt has his hands in these days.
Green Day's bassist Mike Dirnt has revealed that his wife Brittney has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
The underground success of Green Day's second album, 1992's 'Kerplunk,' helped catch the eye of music execs, who signed them to a major-label deal that spawned 1994's brilliant 'Dookie.'
A lot has changed since Feb. 1, 1994, the day a little-known Berkley punk band called Green Day released 'Dookie,' the album that would make them superstars. That holds for the group -- now stadium gods threatening to be for their generation what U2 were for the previous one—and for the world in general...
Fans got only a few hours' notice that Green Day would be playing at a tiny pub in Australia yesterday. But they still managed to fill the place on such short notice. And they were rewarded with one of those shows people will probably be talking about in Australia for, oh, the next two years.
For more than 20 years, Green Day have been churning out three chord pop-punk gems that make you feel like you're 15 years old again (and if you're 15 and reading this now, you'll understand one day). They do it really well. Sometimes too well. But there's a good reason why some of those catchy riffs cut right into your brain -- you may have heard them before.