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Green Day (1995)

Interview by Roy Trakin, Rock's Backpages Audio, August 1995

The young pups of punk nouveau phone in about their humungous success, vast wealth, and what it means to be a punk, twenty years after the fact.

File format: mp3 File size: 33.3mb Interview length: 36 minutes 24 seconds Sound quality: **

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Live Review by Carol Cooper, Newsday, 1995

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Green Day: Three Chords, Five Years, And A Bookmobile

Comment by Metal Mike Saunders, Starline, February 1995

IT'S NOVEMBER 1990, and Green Day are playing their first-ever Hollywood gig, thrown into the middle of a nine-band bill at the Coconut Teazer. ...

Green Day: Nassau Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York

Live Review by Michael Azerrad, Spin, March 1995

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Green Day: Stick 'Em Up, Punks!

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Green Day: Nimrod

Review by Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, October 1997

GREEN DAY have dropped another load of Dookie upon us. By which I mean the band have made a big pile of new songs as ...

California Über Alles: US '90s Punk part1

Retrospective and Interview by Ian Fortnam, Kerrang!, January 1999

In 1994, GREEN DAY and THE OFFSPRING released two albums which changed the face of American music. From Dookie and Smash to 'Pretty Fly (For ...

California Über Alles: US '90s Punk part 2

Retrospective and Interview by Ian Fortnam, Kerrang!, February 1999

After the huge success of GREEN DAY, THE OFFSPRING and RANCID came the inevitable wave of copy-cat bands and the backlash. Here, US punk's movers ...

The Biggest Punk Rock Band in the World: Green Day

Retrospective by Ian Fortnam, unpublished, 2002

THE FACTS speak for themselves. With worldwide album sales currently in excess of 23 million, their Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum Dookie debut boasting an almost ...

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