Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day has been prolific with delivering covers of classic songs all throughout the pandemic.
And now, on a live stage, Green Day have covered one of the most classic rock ‘n’ roll anthems that ever was during their headlining set of their Hella Mega Tour.
The group delivered a slamming cover of, KISS’, 1975 track ‘Rock And Roll All Nite’ last night in Arlington, Texas.
And as reported by Rolling Stone, it was so good that it has even been approved by two KISS members, those being Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) July 25, 2021
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Earlier this year, Billie Joe Armstrong weighed in on the band’s best song ever, saying that it was definitely the one that sticks out.
He said, “’Jesus of Suburbia’ is the one that sticks out. It’s so epic. I mean, I’m tooting my own horn, but I think it encompasses so much about my life and friendship and family, and it’s flamboyant and big and bombastic. It’s one of those moments where I was feeling like I wanted to take a big risk. It’s so fun to play live, seeing how the entire crowd sings along. It’s just one of those songs.”
Armstrong also added that he has a favourite album of theirs too and that for him it was “a coming of age in a way”.
He said, “At the moment, I’m going to say [1991’s] Kerplunk. It’s kind of autobiographical. We wrote that record when I was 18, 19 years old, and it was at a time before punk became mainstream.”
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