What We Know
In an Instagram Livestream on Dec 8, 2018, Billie confirmed in the comments that he has begun writing the new Green Day album saying “I’m writing new songs for gd now”. In the spring rumours started spreading that the band has already spent around 6 weeks in the studio with producer Butch Walker, this has yet to be confirmed.
July 10/19 – Kerrang! Magazine reaches out to Green Day’s representatives and are told “there’s definitely no Green Day single anytime soon.”
July 9/19 – A Kerrang! Radio host announces a new Green Day single will be released on July 19. No confirmation from official sources. The band also posts pictures from each of their Instagram accounts with one alternating member giving the finger in each photo (Billie | Mike | Tre).
May 6/19 – Article posted taking a look at the rumours that Green Day have already recorded their new album with producer Butch Walker. All band members and Butch Walker follow a private Instagram account, labeled as “Songs For Assholes”.
December 8/18 – Billie comments “I’m writing new songs for gd now” during an Instagram Livestream. This is the first official confirmation fans have received that work has begun on a new Green Day album.
August 1/18 – Mike continues the trend with his group photo posted to Instagram with the Insomniac setlist that the band played that day in practice.
July 26/18 – Tre posts a group photo to Instagram with the Dookie setlist that the band played that day in practice.
Articles / Interviews
July 9/19 – Green Day reportedly releasing new song next week (Alternative Press)
May 6/19 – Is Butch Walker Producing The New Green Day Album? (Green Day Online)