Guitar and bass string-making company Ernie Ball has released the latest installment of their String Theory series, profiling Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt.

The profile features an interview with Mike about his music origins, his love of playing, and, of course, his Ernie Ball strings. Check out the great video below.



String Theory is a web series from Ernie Ball that explores the sonic origins of some of music's most innovative players.
In part two, we talked to the band about the early days at Gilman Street and the new movie, 'Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk.' J’net: From there, Green Day has come so far. What were you dreaming about back then, have you ... read story
The second part of our interview focuses on the band's latest movie project, 'Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk.' They helped produce it with filmmaker and longtime friend, Corbett Redford. The day after the Omaha show, my son ... read story
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Hey fans! We are working on our GDA zine, Letterbomb Vol. 2 (here is the first one if you’re curious), and we are dedicating a page to the #stillbreathing movement. We are looking for some inspirational #stillbreathing posts by fans to ... read story
British indie rockers Bastille have released a cover of 'Basket Case' today, recorded for Amazon Video's 'The Tick'. The band, best known for tracks such as 'Pompeii' and 'Good Grief', have put their own spin on the classic Green Day ... read story
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Watch the video below to see a professional musician cleans his instruments. It is arduous, but someone has to do it. #JustTheTip -Just the tip- cymbal cleaning edition. #zildjiancymbals #donttrip #thiscymbalwasalreadybroken A post ... read story
Variety has reported that Green Day has split from their longtime manager Pat Magnarella. Pat has been with the band for over 20 years, starting back in 1996. I'm incredibly surprised by this news. Story time! Just over 11 years ago ( ... read story
Saturday afternoon before Green Day took at the stage for their hometown show at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, Billie Joe took to Instagram to partake in yet another Instagram Live video. From the band's back-stage lounge ... read story
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