Green Day FAQ tackles such topics as the band's early roots and early gigs, who's who in the extended Green Day enterprise, what artists proudly claim Green Day as an influence on their music, Green Day's humanitarian efforts and political advocacy, the band's songwriting process, Green Day on Broadway, tours, side projects, videos, and more, from their cars and tattoos to their sexual identities, families, friends, and enemies. The text features details on the making and promotion of every album and examines Green Day's place in the punk canon. Painstakingly researched and written by veteran music journalist Hank Bordowitz, the 45 chapters cover anything that is knowable about the punk-pop heroes, making this the ideal read for any Green Day fan, new or long-standing.
Hank Bordowitz is the author of ten books, including Billy Joel: Life and Times of an Angry Young Man, Bad Moon Rising: The Unauthorized History of Creedence Clearwater Revival, and Led Zeppelin on Led Zeppelin. He edited over a dozen entertainment magazines, including Creem special issues; has written for hundreds of others, including Playboy, Spin, and the Huffington Post; and was the editorial director for the first legal download and webcast site, MCY.com. For more information, visitwww.bordowitz.com.