Green Day announces upcoming album Saviors and drops new single

Green Day's new announcement follows the recent 30th anniversary of the band's Dookie album.

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Green Day will release a brand new album in 2024, the first full-length release since the 2020 album Father of All Motherf***ers. The new single "The American Dream Is Killing Me" was the last recorded for the album, and the band premiered it at an intimate Las Vegas show.

Entertainment Weekly reports that Green Day will join Smashing Pumpkins, Rancid, and the Linda Lindas in a 2024 stadium tour. Flyers were distributed at the secret Las Vegas show at the Fremont Country Club announcing the tour will kick off in the United States with a note to the UK and Europe, "You're Next." No further details regarding the tour have been released.

Green Day was established in 1987 in the East Bay of California. Formed by singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist and backing vocalist Mike Dirnt, drummer Tré Cool would join in 1990, replacing previous drummer John Kiffmeyer.

The upcoming tour will be in promotion of the new album which features the newly released single. Check it out below.

The new album Saviors is described as "an invitation into Green Day's brain." The album showcases the band's collective spirit and the legacy of their 30+ years as a band. The album covers a wide range of topics, including Power pop, punk, rock, indie triumph. disease, war, inequality, influencers, yoga retreats, alt-right, dating apps, masks, MENTAL HEALTH, climate change, oligarchs, social media division, free weed, fentanyl, fragility.

Saviors will be released on Jan. 19, 2024, and can be pre-ordered or pre-saved on the band's website. If you read the notes on the video for the single, it states, "Lots more coming sooner than you think, aka Nov 2."

Green Day celebrates 30 years of Dookie

In September, the band issued an extended re-release of the Grammy-winning album Dookie. This was the band's third album, the first released on a major label, Reprise Records. Dookie is a defining album of the 1990s, and the anniversary edition includes new demos, outtakes, and live performances.

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