Win GREEN DAY's New Book 'Nobody Likes You'!
This is the full story of the rise and spectacular comeback of the band hailed as the saviors of punk rock!
It's hard to believe that in early 2004 Green Day was considered over -- the band was still together, but they were dismissed as a strictly 90s phenomenon, incapable of re-creating the success of their groundbreaking album Dookie.
Then American Idiot debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, stayed on the charts for nearly 18 months, and went on to sell more than four million records and to win Record of the Year (for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams") at this years Grammys.
Combining unique access to Green Day with a seasoned journalists nose for a great story, Marc Spitz gives the complete account of the band, from their earliest days to their most recent explosion of popularity and critical acclaim. Foremost, Nobody Likes You is a story of friendship and the transporting power of playing very loud music. It is the story of how high school dropout Billie Joe Armstrong came to write song lyrics that inflamed the political conscience of fans in a way that two Yale graduates couldnt. Green Days story -- from rise, to fall, to rise again -- has never before been fully told.
If you would like to win one of these wonderful new books, and you think you know all there is to know about Green Day, just answer this easy question: In late 1990, shortly after the band's first nationwide tour, then Lookouts drummer Tré Cool began filling in as a temporary replacement ... for the soon to depart who?!
Send me your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these great new books! Just send us an e:mail here before December 15th with your answer and the subject title 'CONTEST: GREEN DAY BOOKS' to: email@example.com
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