Thanks to the permission slip I got signed by my parents a million years ago, I started interning at a radio station long before kids were allowed to work. It was just after Green Day had blown up and we were so ready to dye our hair blue and play as many power-chords as possible. My career hasn't gone as high as their's, but they have happened concurrently (and ending up morning host in Seattle isn't anything to scoff at...)
This was the first time in 20+ years that I got to talk to anyone from the band and I couldn't be happier to share this silly conversation about 'Father of All...' and the Hella Mega Tour with you!
Here's that NAME video Tre mentioned:
And if you're like me and have been a fan for forever, this concert played on repeat on the family VCR back in the day:
And specifically, Tre getting out in front of the drums:
What an opportunity! Thanks to Warner Records for setting this sucker up for me.