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Time of Their Lives: Green Day’s 22 Biggest Days

As the punk rockers prepare to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we look back at the memorable moments that helped get them there

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As Green Day prepare to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a look back at their biggest days.

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It’s been a long and twisted road, but somehow the three snotty punks in Green Day – singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool – have made it from the cramped stage at Berkeley’s 924 Gilman Street to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band’s induction this weekend is only the most recent significant moment in a career filled with ’em. From Woodstock to Broadway, smash albums to smashed teeth, mud fights to meltdowns, Green Day has experienced more than its share of highs, lows and downright odd incidents. Here, we look at some of the most memorable ones. Because as Armstrong sang on 1995’s “Jaded,” “Going straight will get you nowhere.”

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