The Archive houses a mixed collection of stories and images that Green Day fans may find interesting that don’t fit elsewhere on the site. If we’re missing something that you think would be a good fit here, please send it in.
In an excerpt from his book ‘Spy Rock Memories’, Larry Livermore recalls the night he saw Sweet Children for the first time and knew immediately that he wanted to make a record with them
Originally written for the punk fanzine Tales Of Blarg!, the name “Laurie L” is a reference to Lookout! Records founder Lawrence Livermore who wrote the story. The fictional story was later featured on the Kerplunk inlay.
Aaron Cometbus has published his Cometbus zine for many years but he’s also served as Green Day’s roadie from time to time, not to mention being a member of Pinhead Gunpowder along with Billie. This is Aaron’s documentation of Green Day’s 1990 tour which appeared in an issue of Cometbus.