ALBUM REVIEW: Grumpster – Grumpster


Contrary to popular belief, Pop Punk and Emo are far from dead and buried. There are tons of true-school cool pocket scenes all over with great bands and fans supporting the hell out of them. One of best bands that have come from the underground recently to earn props is Grumpster from Oakland. Always a legendary place for Punk (thank you East Bay scene, 924 Gilman Street), but has had more than a few killer bands of late too. Continue reading


The Smashing Pumpkins Announce New Summer 2024 North American Headline Tour Dates, Along with Tours with Green Day and Weezer


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Expanding an already stacked schedule, two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning iconic rock band The Smashing Pumpkins reveal a string of new North American headline performances in 2024. In addition to a combination of arena and headliner festival dates in Europe and North American stadium performances with Green Day, as part of The Saviors Tour, the band added additional solo arena bookings that span July through September. This new run of dates kicks off on July 31 in Muskoka, Ontario at Kee to Bala, rolls through markets such as Kansas City, Cedar Rapids, St. Louis, and concludes on September 27 in Las Vegas, NV at Fontainebleau. Plus, they will close out Osheaga Festival as one of the headlining acts in Montreal, QC on August 3. Tickets for the new dates will be available starting with an artist presale beginning Tuesday, April 2 at 10am local time. Additional presales will run throughout the week ahead of the general onsale beginning Friday, April 5 at 10am local time at the link below.Continue reading


Green Day’s Iconic Track “Basket Case” Joins The Billions Club on Spotify


Having just celebrated the 30th anniversary for their landmark Pop Punk album Dookie (Reprise Records), Green Day’s hit single “Basket Case” has joined the exclusive “Billions Club” on Spotify for crossing 1 Billion streams. “Basket Case” joined the list on the same day as Taylor Swift’s “Don’t Blame Me” (many times on the list) and while rock bands don’t often feature on the list, both AC/DC and Guns N Roses had songs cross the mark this year too. Check out Green Day’s post celebrating the “B!”

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Green Day Shares a New Single and Video “One Eyed Bastard” – New Album Listening Parties Announced  


Green Day has shared a new single and music video for “One Eyed Bastard” – the fourth single from the group’s 14th studio album Saviors, due on January 19, 2024 via Reprise Records/Warner Music. In addition to launching new singles, music videos, and the pre-orders for the new album, the band recently announced listening parties at local record shops world wide, a week before you can buy the album. They also have a huge tour booked with Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and others. Watch the new video and stream the new single now! Continue reading


Green Day to Play Intimate Sirius XM Sponsored Headline Show at Irving Plaza, New lbum Coming Soon


Green Day, who headlines arenas and baseball stadiums has been doing a string of pop-up shows in small venues. Now they will perform at Irving Plaza, a venue they have not played since they blew up in the 1990s. They are taking over the airwaves of Sirius XM for their up coming new album Saviors, due out on January 19, 2024 via Reprise Records/Warner Music. Enter to win by listening to the new Green Day Radio on Sirius XM or applying at the link below. The band has been dropping new music and v videos, and recently announced a huge tour with Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and others. Enter to win now!Continue reading


Hardcore Band Militarie Gun Has Their Song “Do It Faster” Featured in The Latest Taco Bell Campaign “Do It Faster” 


Hardcore Metal band Militarie Gun have seen their song “Do It Faster” featured in the latest advertising campaign from Taco Bell. The ads have been running for a week so far but gained much traction this weekend during the Christmas NFL games. The band is the latest hardcore-adjacent or Punk band used by the fast food giant, Taco Bell, including Turnstile, Scowl, and Pop Punk icons Green Day. All of these bands faced a backlash from the scene after these ads aired, but also helped raise the profile of these bands. Militarie Gun released their new album Life Under The Gun via Loma Vista Recordings in June 2023 and dropped a recent new single as well. Continue reading


Green Day Shares a New Single and Video “Dilemma” – New Album “Saviors” Coming Soon  


Green Day has shared a new single and music video for “Dillema” – the third single from the group’s 14th studio album Saviors, due on January 19, 2024 via Reprise Records/Warner Music. The band debuted “The American Dream Is Killing Me” and “Look Ma, No Brains!” in October in Las Vegas at a surprise show at the 800-capacity Fremont and back-to-back headlining performances at When We Were Young festival. In addition to launching new singles, music videos, and the pre-orders for the new album, the band recently announced a huge tour with Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and others. Watch the new video and stream the new single now! Continue reading


Green Day Announces the “Saviors World Tour” with Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, Interrupters, The Linda Lindas, and More


 

Green Day has formally announced their massive headline tour of the world for 2024, supporting their new album, Saviours, out January 19th. As leaked by the band live on stage at their surpise show during When We Were Young Festival 2023, the band will be joined on one North American leg by Smashing Pumpkins and Rancid. They will also perform as festivals all over the world this summer. The band has shared instructions to pre-order the new album and get an exclusive pre-sale code for the tour. See full dates, details, and ticket links below. 

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Watch Green Day Perform – “The American Dream is Killing Me” as Part of Amazon Music Live


 

Genre-defining rock group and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day performed on the Amazon Music Live stage following Thursday Night Football. Hosted by 2 Chainz and airing after the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, the weekly live-streamed concert series saw Green Day performing some of their biggest hits including “Basket Case,” “American Idiot,” and “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life).” The group also performed new songs “The American Dream Is Killing Me” and “Look Ma, No Brains.” Fans can watch Green Day’s performance of “The American Dream is Killing Me” below!

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Green Day Shares a New Single and Video “The American Dream Is Killing Me” – New Album “Saviors” Coming Soon  


 

Green Day has shared a new single and music video for “The American Dream Is Killing Me”, the first single and opening track from the group’s 14th studio album Saviors, due on January 19, 2024 via Reprise/Warner. The band debuted “The American Dream Is Killing Me” and “Look Ma, No Brains!” last weekend in Las Vegas at a surprise show at the 800-capacity Fremont and back-to-back headlining performances at When We Were Young festival. ”The American Dream is Killing Me” music video, directed by Brendan Walter and Ryan Baxley, is also live right now. Continue reading