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Mike Dirnt

  • Green Day Ready to Rock VMAs Days After Canceling Italy Gig

    Billie Joe Armstrong has recovered from 'heavy dehydration'

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  • Awesome as Fuck

    Well, that's Walmart out of the way. But the title says a lot about the tongue-tied delight of a great rock show, and Green Day played plenty of 'em on their last tour. This set is a contagious account of the power-fun streak that still runs through the band even after the two punk operas. […]

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  • Green Day Fights On

    The scrappy punks, who became superstars 15 years ago with 'Dookie,' are now America's most ambitious rock band

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  • Mike Dirnt on Green Day’s Dark, Drunken Path to Rock & Roll Glory

    "I wanted to be in the biggest fucking rock & roll band in the world - and the best"

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  • Green Day: Working Class Heroes

    On the road with the nation's most passionate punk-rock protest singers

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  • Green Day and the Palace of Wisdom

    How the brats grew up, bashed Bush and conquered the world

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  • Shenanigans

    Pop-punk followers like blink-182 may have eclipsed Green Day in the past few years, but the Bay Area trio's 2001 best-of collection, International Superhits!, was an excellent reminder of how seductive this band can be when pumping out those three-chord, Modern Rock radio gems. Shenanigans is the flip side of Superhits!, collecting Green Day's B […]

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  • Green Day, Third Eye Blind Come to Blows at KROQ Show

    Frisbees and sombreros weren't the only things flying through the air at the sixth annual KROQ Weenie Roast and Fiesta this Saturday — fists and bottles flew as well. When all was said and done, Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt had been hospitalized overnight with a skull fracture after being hit with a bottle. Reports […]

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  • Nimrod.

    Green Day have one doozy of a flashback of their punk-rock past midway through Nimrod, the California trio's fifth album. On the song "Platypus (I Hate You)" drummer Tré Cool's tom-toms and Mike Dirnt's bass pound like a herd of charging rhinos as singer Billie Joe Armstrong condenses the phrase " 'Cause I hate you" […]

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  • Green Day: From Punk to Platinum

    With 'Insomniac,' Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool rebuff cries of Johnny Rotten-cum-lately

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