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Green Day’s ‘Kerplunk’ Celebrates 30 Years (And Laurie L. Is Out of Prison)
Lookout! Records co-founder Larry Livermore recalls the release of Green Day’s 2nd studio album

In 1991, international pop punk superstars Green Day hadn’t yet achieved international fame. And, while they may have been rising local stars in the East Bay punk scene, they were still a far cry from any major commercial success. All of that would begin to change, though, when the band released Kerplunk—often stylized as Kerplunk!—their


25% Off All RiotBrand.org Merch This Weekend
Use code HOLIDAY25 at checkout

Since it's been extra cold lately (and because the lack of sunlight past 4 o'clock is utterly dreadful), this should cheer you up: All Riot Fest merch is 25% off this weekend!  Starting now until this Sunday (Dec. 5 @ 11:59pm), use code HOLIDAY25 to stock up on stocking stuffers and warm winter wear—including a new Skanta Claus tree


Share Some Love and Donate to Our Holiday Clothing Drive
Drop off items from now until January 6, benefiting the students and families of Lawndale Community Academy

The Riot Fest Foundation is joining forces with Lawndale Community Academy for a clothing drive this winter! Starting today (until January 6), you can drop off clothing, hygiene supplies, and coats needed for children ages K-8 to help out the students and families of Lawndale Community Academy. Here is what you can donate: DROP-OFF LOCATIONS Donations can be


Manger Danger! It’s The Lawrence Arms’ 7th Annual War On X-Mas
Tickets are on sale now for 3 festive nights at Chicago’s Chop Shop this December

After a stellar all-digital War On X-Mas last year, we’re unbelievably excited to finally announce the greatest Christmas-themed punk show on earth that takes place in Chicago in 2021: The Lawrence Arms are once again coming to bestow holiday cheer on all for the seventh annual War On X-Mas!  (UPDATE: Friday, Saturday, and 3-Day Passes are