Green Day: Punk Rock With a Sense of Humor

Green Day: Nassau Coliseum, NY

By matching the cheeky insouciance of the early Beatles with the amphetamine hooks of the Ramones in the late ’80s, Green Day graduated rock and roll high school built for maximum velocity.

By undercutting the nasty edge of punk nihilism with a fairly broad and accessible sense of humor, Green Day has achieved a mainstream appeal the envy of most of its peers and many of its role models. Continue reading “Green Day: Punk Rock With a Sense of Humor”