Review: Green Day Gets Fox Oakland Roaring for ’21st Century Breakdown’

Around 3,000 lucky music fans spilled onto Telegraph Avenue hoarse-voiced and half-deaf Tuesday night after having seen the third, coveted last-minute Green Day show to rattle the Bay Area in the last week. The East Bay-rooted, platinum-selling pop punk trio debuted the entirety of their highly anticipated new LP 21st Century Breakdown for 75 minutes, then delivered another hour of their greatest hits to wild acclaim. “Tell your Mom and Dad ‘I’m not going to school tomorrow, fuck it,'” lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong told the all-ages crowd clad in tight denim and punk spikes.

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