The photos convey emotion with artistic flare and a human touch we can relate to. It's just him living his life with his family and friends, and sharing it with his followers, just like all the rest of us.
Musically, the album is raw, visceral, and fearless -- solidifying the band's reign as one of the leading voices in rock music.
After selling over 75 million records, being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and earning five Grammys and two Tony Awards, most musicians would happily call it a career and ride out their days in complacent bliss. Before heading in to write Green Day’s 12th studio album, the 44-year-old decided to do something he had never done before: take bass lessons.
The project did start strong; “Oh Love” was only the third track ever to premiere at No.
1 on Billboard’s Hot Rock Songs chart, indicating success in radio, streaming and sales.
What makes this account even more unique and inspiring is in the way Dirnt and Brittany are so well-rounded and just "normal" with it.
Their lives aren't defined solely by her struggle with cancer or his celebrity.Spending the last few years working with Fender to build a rig that would satisfy his taste for gritty yet balanced sound, he helped introduce the new Bassman 800 series of amps, which produced his ideal tone while allowing him to ditch distortion pedals altogether.No matter how seasoned and road-tested he becomes, Dirnt’s passion seems only to intensify with time.Their 2000 album was seen as a commercial failure, and they headed into the studio needing to reverse the band’s flagging narrative.After issuing a hits collection, a b-sides collection, and having a set of new recordings stolen, they finally composed?They celebrate birthdays and holidays, go fishing, spend time at the beach.