It’s looking like a new Green Day album could be on the way, with Billie Joe Armstrong confirming that new music is in the works.

It’s been just over two years since Green Day released their latest album, Revolution Radio, but the band haven’t exactly been quiet since then. Having toured the world, the group also dropped a new compilation album – Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band – last year. Now, it seems like it’s time to look forward to new music.

As Alt Press reports, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong recently took part in an Instagram Q&A where he unveiled some interesting info.

While responding to a fan’s question, Armstrong revealed that he’s “writing new songs for gd now”. Considering Green Day is the only one of his band’s with those initials, this bodes well for fans of the punk rockers.

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While there’s no word yet as to when we might be getting these new tunes, there’s every chance it might sound a little bit like Green Day’s old stuff, with the group recently playing through classic albums during rehearsal sessions.

In related news though, Green Day recently scored themselves a bit of a strange honour when they (sort of) landed on Mars.

As NME reports, the InSight Lander that touched down on Mars at the end of November carried with it a chip that was inscribed with a special message.

Reading “Green Day Since 1986”, the chip referred to the band’s formation in the mid ’80s, when they were known by the name Sweet Children. After dropping the name in 1989, they became Green Day, and haven’t looked back since.

So while we sit and wait to hear more news about Green Day’s upcoming album, these recent events seem to indicate that they new record might just be… out of this world.

Check out Green Day’s latest single, ‘Back In The USA’:

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