Over the month of June, Schroom Custom Guitar Works in Northern California has been working on a guitar project for Billie Joe. The custom work guitar shop, owned by Tony Schroom, took in a 1954 Les Paul Junior from Billie Joe with the ... read story
Featured today are 3 sets of guitar picks from Green Day's American Idiot and ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, ¡TRE! tours. These are the actual guitar picks used by the band onstage. Sometimes, a few are thrown out during or after shows, but otherwise, ... read story
Earlier this year when Green Day was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Mike Dirnt sat down with Klipsch, one of the most well known companies for headphones and speakers. It's a very short interview with Mike answering questions ... read story
Billie Joe just shared these really great pictures of his iconic guitar "Blue" on his Instagram. Thanks to Bastard of 1969 for sharing this on our forum ... read story
zZounds, an online musical instrument retailer, is giving away one of Billie Joe's new signature Gibson ES-137 guitars that will also be hand-signed by the man himself. The guitar normally retails for $3,299. The contest is open to ... read story
Chris Dugan, an audio engineer, photographer, and producer (among other things), has worked on every Green Day project since 2002's Shenanigans. He has also done work on their side projects and films, taken tour and promotional photos, and ... read story
Gibson has written an article taking a look at the various Gibson guitars used by Billie Joe over the last decade. From his Les Paul Jr. to his most recent collaboration with them, the Billie Joe Armstong ES-137. Here's a preview from ... read story
Tré Cool's new signature SJC drum kit, which was unveiled earlier this year, is now available for purchase from SJC's website. The special edition drum kit features the famous Green Day pink bunny and the Tré Cool logo. A special ... read story
Earlier this year in January, Gibson showed off a new Billie Joe Armstrong signature guitar at NAMM 2014. Gibson teamed up with Billie Joe to make a signature Memphis ES-137 guitar with a beautiful black cherry burst-colored top, semi- ... read story
The tour following American Idiot in 2004 and 2005 was massive. It consisted of 161 shows, to be exact. More shows means more equipment, and more equipment means more guitar picks. Billie Joe typically has a mic stand stocked with around 10 ... read story
This week at NAMM 2014, Gibson showed off a modified version of their classic ES-137 model guitar. With the help of Billie Joe, Gibson retrofitted the guitar with Memphis P90 pick-ups, two volume nobs, and a rotary pick-up selector. The ... read story
Last week, Tre Cool announced on his Instagram that he has partnered up with SJC Custom Drums will be releasing some products this year. While we do not know exactly what products the duo will be putting out together, I think it would ... read story
Just today, Fender and Squier Guitars (a company owned by Fender) announced the debut of two new versions of Mike Dirnt's P-Bass: the Fender Mike Dirnt Signature Road-Worn Precision Bass, and the Squier Mike Dirnt Signature Precision Bass ... read story
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has put in some new guitars for exhibit in their Cleveland, Ohio museum - including this bass guitar used by Mike Dirnt during their performance at the '94 Woodstock festival. Here's what they say about the ... read story
Back in early May, we posted a video from Premier Guitar where they go on a gear tour of Green Day's live set up, and now they have posted a photo gallery. It's a great gallery (30+ photos) showing their instruments and equipment they use ... read story
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Happening this month:
Jul 01:
1039 Smoothed Out Slappy Hours was released 25 years ago.
Jul 02:
Happy 22 year anniversary to Billie Joe and Adrienne.
Shenanigans was released 14 years ago.
Jul 12:
GDA celebrates it's 15 year anniversary today.
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