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
Premier Guitar stopped by one of Green Day's rehearsal shows in DeKalb, Illinois before the band kicked off their North American 99 Revolutions Tour to talk with the tech crew about the live sound. The video features interviews with Billie ... read story
Just recently, music printing company Hal Leonard listed guitar tab books for the last two albums of Green Day's recent trilogy. Back in February, an ¡UNO! tab book was also released by Hal Leonard. Guitar players, rejoice! We now have a ... read story
Ever since I was little, I've loved to take souvenirs away from events I've attended. If I could snag a baseball from a game, I was happy. If I could get an autograph, I was happy. I guess it was only a matter of time until this fascination ... read story
Back in September, before the now infamous iHeartRadio festival performance, Clear Channel and iHeartRadio held a Green Day-related contest. One winner would travel to Las Vegas for the show, meet Green Day backstage, and receive band- ... read story
[note]Editor's note: The post below was written by Lee Taylor (GetMyRocksOff on our forum, GDC). This is Lee's story of how he came to own the neck off of one of Billie Joe's copies of "Blue." I thought this was pretty awesome, so we wanted ... read story
Have you ever looked into buying one of Billie Joe's signature model guitars, but thought that they were just too expensive? Well, it looks like you might be in luck, two of Billie's signature guitars are currently on sale. The first is ... read story
Taylor Guitars' YouTube account posted a video of Rob Cavallo with a particularly special guitar. The video was posted in March (yeah, we missed it...), but it's still really interesting. This is the actual guitar that "Good Riddance (Time ... read story
This week, our featured eBay items are pretty unique. You probably can't buy these in too many places other than eBay. Thanks in part to the referral of one of our readers, we noticed that one eBay seller has made some really, really ... read story
Billie Joe is on the cover of the newest Total Guitar in an article titled "Return To Paradise". The four page article gets into some specifics about the equipment used to record the trilogy: I played this old '65 Double Anniversary ... read story
On Monday, Gibson Guitars started a contest in which they'll give away one of Billie Joe's new Signature Double-Cut Les Paul Juniors. The guitars are based on a 60's-style Les Paul Junior, which Billie Joe frequently plays onstage. Check ... read story
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July 2018
Happening this month:
Jul 01:
1039 Smoothed Out Slappy Hours was released 27 years ago.
Jul 02:
Happy 24 year anniversary to Billie Joe and Adrienne.
Shenanigans was released 16 years ago.
Jul 12:
GDA celebrates it's 17 year anniversary today.