Basic Info
Touring Guitar and Vocals
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Other Bands:
The Wicked Good,Ashtray Babyhead, Magic Cropdusters, the Moving Front
Jeff Matika is a friend of Jason White's from Little Rock, who has played in several other bands - most notably Ashtray Babyhead and Magic Cropdusters. He plays guitar and bass and sings. He auditioned in Oakland and was selected to support Green Day on their 21st Century Breakdown tour. Jeff has toured with the band since and currently hosts Idiot Nation's The Jeff Matika Show.
Billie Joe Armstrong's side project The Longshot recently claimed the top spot in an online voting contest on Little Steven's Underground Garage, a radio show on Sirius XM hosted by musician Steven Van Zandt. "Taxi Driver," the upbeat ... read story
In 2013 Idiot Nation debuted "The Jeff Matika Show" where Jeff Matika (known for his boyish good looks and standing close to the flames during Green Day concerts) interviews various people on tour. Episodes 1 and 4 - interviews with Billie ... read story
Tre Cool and Jason White were interviewed for a piece in Arkansas Online, which came out as the band was getting ready to do their show in Little Rock last week. It's a nice well-rounded piece that talks about Green Day's history through ... read story
Green Day's 19-show European tour, their first there since Revolution Radio's release, has just wrapped up! They went out in style with a show at London's O2 Arena on Wednesday evening. See our photos section for the best European tour ... read story
Green Day's touring guitarist and back-up vocalist Jeff Matika has just uploaded a photo to Instagram captioned "Let's go!" that shows a variety of guitars and related gear. In the background of the photo (top right), you can see a ... read story

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