Tre Cool has been listed in Riverfront Times Blog "The Six Best Drum Fills" for his part in the entrance to Green Day's Basket Case:

"Speed is a virtue. Green Day drummer Tre Cool understands this, but unlike his more famous and more proficient pop-punk cohort Travis Barker, Cool usually keeps his technical abilities in his back pocket in the name of taste. The entrance to "Basket Case" is his best instance of letting loose in Green Day's twenty year catalog. And it's absolutely effective, boosting the dynamic of the song as he interrupts Billie Joe Armstrong's palm muted intro. Toward the second half of the fill, he goes into Animal-from-Muppets mode. It's as if his hands have taken over and his brain is thinking "oh my god what am I doing I can't believe I'm playing this!" And then Cool crashes a cymbal and pushes forward into his signature midtempo beat, Earth's axis realigns, Pluto is a planet again and all is right in the universe.."

You can see the full list here.

Thanks to desertrose for sending this news.
In British newspaper's The Mail on Sunday 'Live' magazine, Jo Whiley (British DJ and TV presenter) made Green Day's performance at the Milton Keynes Bowl in 2005 her No. 2 in "10 of the Greatest Live Performances:" This was the perfect ... read story
This week's Song of the Week is the incredibly dark Christian's Inferno off Green Day's 2009 album 21st Century Breakdown. The song is one that often pops up on peoples' 'least favourite Green Day songs' list, so it was chosen as SotW to ... read story
The Q Awards, which we posted about previously, were announced today in London. Green Day were up for the "Greatest Act Of The Last 25 Years" category, but the award went to U2. Well, we all know they got that one wrong! It doesn't say ... read story
Green Day are set to appear at tonight's 14th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington DC, to honor actor and comedian Will Ferrell. We think Green Day will be performing at the event, so it'll be interesting to see what ... read story
Metromix New York has posted some photographs from Little Steven's Underground Garage 500th show on Saturday in the "Big Apple" - there's around a dozen or so pictures of Green Day in there for your viewing pleasure. Thanks to read story
On this week... Last Year: It was an exciting time for South American fans as Green Day were touring there for the first time in 12 years. They had shows during this week in Brazil (Brasilia and Sao Paulo) and then Argentina and Chile. ... read story
We've added a new image into our Green Day wallpaper section. This wallpaper was designed by Taia and submitted for our contest this summer. It's a pretty awesome cartoon-like avatar style of Green Day, mainly their hair. I quite enjoyed it ... read story
Green Day was interviewed yesterday on Little Steven's Underground Garage show, celebrating their 500th episode. Green Day showed up (Tre, Mike, Billie Joe, and Jason White) to talk about their influences in music, the Foxboro Hot Tubs, ... read story
Green Day were interviewed on Little Steven's Underground Garage Show a little earlier. They were one of a handful of special guests attending to celebrate their 500th show. The show was video streamed on Underground Garage.com. We're ... read story
Tonight Billie Joe along with many other artists and performers are going to be interviewed at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City as apart of the 500th episode celebration of Little Steven's Underground Garage show. Due to the high ... read story
We have just updated our Featured Download page with an audio interview with Billie Joe done in 1995 when Green Day was playing in Holland. In this interview Billie Joe discusses the pressures of songwriting, touring, Woodstock 94, and ... read story
As we posted about last week, Billie Joe will be one of the special guests for Little Steven's 500th Underground Show in New York tomorrow night. The great news is that undergroundgarage.com confirmed today they will be hosting a "live ... read story
A couple of featured fan covers for you this week. First up we have GDA visitor, Ryan, with his band performing Are We The Waiting/St.Jimmy. My band, Saints of Superbia, started as a Green Day tribute band (The Dominated Love Slaves) about ... read story
This week's featured eBay item is the rare 'limited edition' Japanese singles box that was released in 1998. It contains all 7 singles from the Dookie and Insomniac albums, including Basket Case, Geek Stink Breath and Brain Stew/Jaded. ... read story
< Older
Page 2
Newer >
Did we miss something? Submit News.
December 2017
S M T W T F S
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Happening this month:
Dec 09:
Happy Birthday Tre Cool! He turns 45 today.
Dec 25:
Merry Christmas!
Poll