Days before Green Day releases the first of an ambitious trio of new albums, singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong announced plans to enter rehab for substance abuse after he went on a profane tirade and stormed offstage at a Las Vegas concert on Friday. In the wake of Armstrong's troubles, Gre ... More >>
The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Inside Scoop reports Emeryville's popular Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe, co-owned by Green Day's Mike Dirnt, is expanding to Uptown in Oakland. The diner is set to open adjacent to (where else?) the Fox. With a ... More >>
Local jazzman-turned-folkie Mark Growden: There are many ways to interpret and preserve the traditions of musical Americana. One is treat it like a museum piece, with pious reverence -- thereby sucking the fun clean out of it. Another is to revamp it, keep its mannerisms, but supercharge it, muck ... More >>
With Green Day on pause, Mike Dirnt's other band hits the punk dive circuit.
Christopher VictorioGreen Day AFI Shoreline Amphitheatre September 4, 2010 (Far) better than: A skeptical old Green Day fan would expect. "HOME! HOME! I'M FUCKING HOME!" erupted Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong at Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday, his first words after ... More >>
Green Day's latest proves that a punk band can be popular and relevant, even in the Bay Area
Meet Green Day's Legal Team of Cahn, Saltzman and Hearn