It’s crazy to think that Green Day basically created an entirely new genre, bands from All Time Low to Simple Plan to Mayday Parade to even Fall Out Boy wouldn’t exist without Green Day’s influence, and that’s really something and that’s why I freaking love Green Day.
And yet some people are complaining that they were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
"you know, i knew the day george bush was elected president that we were in deep, deep shit. i knew it. i was like, ‘well, some shit’s gonna hit the fan now,’ ‘cause, you know, the bush family’s been in the politics business for way too long to not have crazy enemies.”
Led Zeppelin on stage at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, 1973.
Green Day live at Refshaleøen in Copenhagen, Denmark (July 2, 2013) (x)
Scan from “Green Day Revealed: Unofficial Guide to an Awesome Punk Rock Band”