A new book was released last month titled "Green Day: The Ultimate Unauthorized History", written by Alan di Perna (contributor to magazines like Guitar World, Rolling Stone and Billboard). We don't have any firsthand reviews of the book, so until we can get a copy in to review, here's from the description on Amazon.
"For the first time, the Bay Area trio is documented in a beautifully designed and illustrated book timed to coincide with their landmark anniversary. A complete band history written by veteran music scribe and frequent Green Day interviewer Alan di Perna charts the band from their formation and first gigs in Berkeley through their many bestselling studio efforts and world tours, as well as their award-winning Broadway show. The story is complemented by nearly 300 visuals, including concert and candid off-stage photography, gig posters and handbills, 7-inch picture sleeves and vinyl, backstage passes, and more. Finally, a visual celebration worthy of one of the world’s most admired rock bands."
Check out the book on Amazon, where it's available for $25.43. Has anyone got it? Any thoughts?