An article from a local Washington newspaper recently talked about the connection their town Longview has with Green Day. The town of 34,000 is known because it shares a name with one of Green Day's most popular songs, which was released in 1994, and it's music video credited with helping Green Day's huge success with Dookie.

Billie Joe wrote about the title of the song back in February on Twitter:

"Our friend/roadie Kaz Hope, suggested we call our song Longview because the 1st time we played was in Longview Washington in spring 1992"

The band had written the song before the tour, but hadn't given it a name. Since they debuted it in Longview, WA, the name stuck. You can see the music video or find lyrics and information about the song here, or visit our page for Dookie.
A couple official Green Day songbooks are now available for download from the US iTunes Store, including American Idiot Musical: Guitar Tab, American Idiot Musical: Vocal and Piano, and Green Day: Guitar Tab Anthology which features some of ... read story
Contrary to a recent report, the St. Jimmy part in the upcoming American Idiot movie is unconfirmed, as per Bille Joe's latest tweet: Haven't totally committed to St Jimmy for AI movie. Yes, I'm interested. Yes someone jumped the gun ... read story
Once a week we're going to be summarizing the weeks most popular topics on our forum, Green Day Community. Here's the list for this week: 1. Green Day, U2 and Metallica doing something? maybe? No one knows.... Following some reports ... read story
Two weeks ago we posted that was going to be receiving a face lift sometime in the near future. Well, that update came earlier today and a new is up and running. The new site has an Awesome As Fuck theme, in ... read story
Check out this interview with Mike Dirnt, from a recent NBC news report. He gives a mini tour around the newly opened Rudy's Cafe, as well as talking a little bit about the Uptown 'revival' in the Oakland area. You can also read ... read story
On July 26th, Adeline Records will be releasing The Network's first album Money Money 2020 on blue 180 gram vinyl. Originally Money Money 2020 was released in September of 2003, about a year before Green Day unleashed American Idiot on ... read story
Don't Be A Dick is hitting the proverbial shelves today, "everywhere" according to the Emily's Army twitter page. The album, produced by Billie Joe, is well worth checking out. You can listen and download all of the songs on iTunes or ... read story
We finally have a new Green Day wallpaper section for you guys. We currently have 5 new wallpapers designed by designer Sebastián Andaur for us, and we look forward to expanding this section as we go forward. You can view more work by ... read story
This past Friday, Mike Dirnt officially opened his second Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe in Uptown Oakland, California. NBC Bay Area News was at the official ribbon cutting ceremony of "Rudy's" saying that the restaurant is apart of renaissance in ... read story
It has just been announced on that Billie Joe Armstrong (or rather "Billy") will be reprising his role as St. Jimmy from the American Idiot Musical to the upcoming American Idiot movie. (Update at the end of this post ... read story
Mike Dirnt showed up at the 5th anniversary of "Love" on June 7th in Las Vegas (the Cirque Du Soleil show based on The Beatles music). Below are some of the photos below with Mike, his wife Brittney and Jason White. Thanks to ... read story
Mike Dirnt will be attending the ribbon cutting ceremony tonight at 6:30pm for the new "Rudy's Can't Fail" which just opened in Oakland, CA. This will be either the second or third time that I begin this column with Rudy's. It's ... read story
The past few days we've been talking about Kyle Rodas, a 14 year old Green Day fan from California who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. His last wish was to meet members of his favorite bands, Green Day, Linkin Park, and Ozzy ... read story
Kerrang! Magazine has put together a list of who they believe are the most influential rock bands of the last 30 years. Green Day has come in second place behind none other than Metallica. As often as Kerrang writes about Green Day, I'm ... read story
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May 2020
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May 04:
Happy Birthday Mike Dirnt! He turns 48 today.