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by the way the same thing was said by a truepunk legend "john lydon"and if the dont kno what band diggle was inwitch was the "buzzc***s" one of the greatest punkbands ever along side the pistols n clashthen you dont no anything so shut the f**k upu dont obviously no anything either thenthe buzzc***s were more punk then they evercould be and just because there not still aroundthey cant have an opinion and have you listened tothe opinions that come out of GDs mouthsyou can hardly complain that band think there itits true, and there not.......

Posted 10 years 2 months ago by The_Who

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Do you assholes relize without The Buzzc**ks there would be now Green Day. Oh yeah and Green Day where Pop Punk up until Dookie then they became Pop Rock. They where never Punk or never will be Punk.

Posted 10 years 3 months ago by StreetLight

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Posted 10 years 3 months ago by StreetLight

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I honestly think that he HAS heard of green day, but just wanted to play the media and hype around them.It's hard to not hear of them, especially if you're in the music business.Dishonesty isn't cool.

Posted 10 years 5 months ago by Ziggy Stardust

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finally, a person w/ the decency to tell the truth. of course he knew who Green Day are, he just doesn't KNOW them. get the metaphysical difference you morons. If Green Day is punk, Martha Stewart is the new Vivian Westwood.

Posted 11 years 10 months ago by pinkpunkpuke

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hey stfu music is music dont be labeling it u immAture bastards to me greenday is punk so u can f**k off i dont care what us think punk is it doesnt f**kin matter grow up anyone who says they arent punk or anything at all are jealous s**theads there the best! old and new so leave them alone if u dont no d guys personally then you cant say that THEY are NOT punk

Posted 12 years 3 weeks ago by SAIBHmm

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That dude is so right. They're not punks, maybe in the 1039/SOSH days, but definatly not AI. That album was, no, IS terrible.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by you_are_my_bitch

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he must have heard of greenday...because who hasn't??but it's perfectly reasonable that he says they weren't punk. I think they're pretty "good" (or respectable) on the scale of who's "truly punk" and whos' a "poser" but the truth is...they're music isn't really any more punk than it is simply rock or pop. The clothes they wear don't seem very "punk" to me. They seem more along the lines of hot topic. yes, hot topic isn't really punk. it's owned by gap. it's fake. sorry, but true. "poser" clothes. (that word is dubious though, because we're really all posing) they may have been punks at the beginning (I live near where they started out, and I don't think they could have started there being "posers") but they're become mass marketed. The simple fact that you fans are insulting this guy for "not watching TV and paying attention to the media" shows what audience they've got now--the mainstream audience.and to whoever said they've been round since the beginning of uhh..."punx"...that is so wrong that it makes me wonder what our world has gotten into. Punk took off in the late 70s, when green day were babies if anything. and the roots of punk began in the 60s garage rock. so no, they are NOT original punk.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by lennonpeace1967

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ah well he can f**k right off and stop acting like he's the most important thing since the beatles because he's f**king not. if he doesn't understand that punk is being true to your own way of living and your own ideals well then he can 'shove it up his arse until it comes out of his big toe', i quote Liam Gallagher.there are no f**king rules, and he's not the f**king punk god are something. ahaha who is he to judge.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by got lies to tell

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Barry Manilow>Green Day

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by Fantomas1138

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That doushbag Diggle (or whoever) must be so effn full of himself if he doesn't think Green Day is punk. If they aren't punk, then what the hell is he?! I agree with that dude who asked where the hell has he been for the last ten years?

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by Me

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thanks stdanger for the compliment but I am a she not a he. :)the buzzc**ks do have a huge influence on early punk but I could never get passed their singers voice. He sounds like he represents the Lollipop Guild.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by offthedeepend

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Steve Diggle needs to get a hold of himself. True, he was part of a very influential Punk Rock group (no-one can deny that), but punk has changed over the years that they have been dormant from music-making.I agree with 'offthedeepend' (And praise him for helping with the new generation of fans - I'm 13 and have been a life-long fan) that Diggle must be lying in hope of 'dampening Green Day's success'.The generation of Buzzc**ks fans is quickly disappearing. Ask any teenager who The Buzzc**ks are and they may have a vague idea. Ask that same kid about Green Day and you're guaranteed a better, more enthusiastic responce.The Buzzc**ks are well and truely past it, and this display of disregard and blatant rudeness to a fan isn't helping their profile right now in the eyes of Green Day fans.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by SaintDanger

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Being probably the most "geriatric" Green Day fan on the planet (33) this guy has got to be outright lying. I know of 50 year old country music fans that have heard of Green Day. How does he know that they aren't punk if he hasn't heard of them? I hated punk (including the Buzzc**ks, they have one good song) until Green Day's Dookie came out. I was more of a Soundgarden/Alice & Chains type. Green Day is about the only punk band I like and I have liked them since 1994. This guy is just trying to get his few minutes of fame. Half of those punks who say they won't go mainstream or sign to a major label because they are selling out are just too scared of the backlash they would get from the punk community. Though they would secretly like to have the balls Green Day had to go mainstream. I saw he can kiss off. Green Day is the best band on the planet and will be around longer and have a more lasting effect on music then The Buzzc**ks ever will. I am raising a new generation of Green Day fans (daughter, 13 & son, 10)so may Green Day be around for years to come.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by offthedeepend

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wow......this guy shouldn't be talking. i bet if you asked 50 people if they knew who Diggle or whoever is, they would have no clue. this guy must not listen to the radio or own a tv. what a loser. green day is the best band ever and this guy is the biggest mofo ever.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by greendaykicksass

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This dude obviously doesn't know the meaning of punk rocker, because Green Day is the face of Punk Rock! This guy needs to check his facts. GREEN DAY ROX! They have been through more s**t that that guy knows, so give um credit for what they've done, they have become the Kings of Rock, and they've earned it!

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by kcgreendayluver

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i don't no who this diggle guy is how great of an artist he is. if green day liked him he must be good, but i dont think he had good judgement at all, the way he ridiculed gd w/o even knowing them. maybe he is a good musician, i'm not judging him by that, but if people come up 2 u saying ur their hero, u don't tell them that they aren't punk and humiliate them. hopefully their "hero" was just having a bad moment or something, but he needs ta get his head out his ass and think bout how rude he acted. i'm not just saying this cuz its gd he insulted, but thats not a way 2 treat any of ur fans. thats all i gotta say and i hope those who read this understand wut i have 2 say.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by reigrl90

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i feel so sorry for green day! i bet they were pissed!.i can`t believe that that old asshole didn`t know who they are! they are the punkest of punk and that old asshole wouldn`t know punk if it came up and bit him on the ass!

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by greenday_513

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well hes obviously very rude & if green day say that there punk then they my opinion they are punk & even if they werent thats nothing against them as people. & just as a pointer ive never heard of him either!

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by xskulls&rosesx

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What !!!! Not heard of Green Day? That dude must live underground or somethimg, cause Green day rules !!!I mean, come on, They have been famous since the very begining of punx !!! They rule !!! I say to green day that Billie joes quote, "there has not been a band you can metion that we haven't kicked there ass's" is now true.Green day, That guy is not worth being your hero and You guys are the best band on earth !!! - Cat Loves Green

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by Cat Loves Green

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Hahaha, Green Day not pink, you crack me up!!! Who ever this Diggle guy is, he is a total a**hole!!! I mean come on!!! Quote from Billie Joe: "A guy walks up to me and asks 'What's Punk?'. So I kick over a garbage can and say 'That's punk!'. So he kicks over the garbage can and says 'That's Punk?', and I say 'No that's trendy!' So there, they are punk...f*** you Diggle!!!

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by Mrs. Billie Joe

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I have never even herd of that guy and if he is so ignorant not to know Green Day thats pretty pathetic. And how the f**k could he say they aren't punk when he never herd of them? Green Day shouldn't worry about people like that. They know they have way more fans who love them.

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by's picture

Who's Steve digger or diggle whatever??!! This guy needs to come back to earth if he has no idea who Green Day is! They're only the best punk rock group on earth! Green day is everywhere, would somebody please tell this old fart to watch t.v. maybe he'll learn what's new now adays! Green Day rocks!!!

Posted 12 years 4 months ago by Jaded4bj

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*ahem* if i do remember from the egos and icons episode with Green day a qoute from there of "were not a voice for punk and we dont want to " and " punk was dead if you didnt get it from the start so.... f**k it"Billie Joe Armstrongyes i am a Green day frek /fan

Posted 12 years 5 months ago by my aim is billy...

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Green Day it's not punk? So what means punk?

Posted 12 years 5 months ago by Rodrigo

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aww!!! poor guys!!! that guy needs to catch up with punk music! he obviously didnt think they are punks because hes not a 'modern' punk! i personally feel sorry for the guy who said they werent punks! green day are f*****g amazin & if he dont no that then where the hell has he been since 1994?

Posted 12 years 5 months ago by greendayroxmysox!

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