Green Day Members Form New Band 'The Coverups'

Green Day played a 200 capacity room in their home state, and we all missed it. Well, kind of. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirt formed a new band with their tech/manager Bill Schneider, audio engineer Chris Dugan and guitarist Jason White, called The Coverups. On January 15 and 29, the cover band played their debut shows this month at Albany, California's Ivy Room.
The band played over a dozen covers popular tracks from mostly punk rock pioneers like The Replacements "Color Me Impressed," The Nerves "Walking Out On Love," The Heartbreakers "Chinese Rocks," Ramones "I Wanna Be Sedated," Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "American Girl," Generation X "Dancing With Myself," The Plimsouls "Million Miles Away", The Damned "Neat Neat Neat," and more.
Check out the band's first setlist on January 15:
The Coverups Setlist – By
View The Coverups full 22-song setlist from their show on January 29 at the Ivy Room below:
The Coverups setlist – By

Watch a fan shot video from the show below:
The Coverups - I Fought the Law

Will the Coverups play more dates? Will the band ever "cover" Green Day? Details on The Coverups remain mostly unknown for now, but in the meantime, keep your eye out on their Instagram for (hopefully) more intimate show announcements.

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Last updated: 16 Oct 2019, 08:10 Etc/UTC