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Listen To The Brand New Green Day Album, Father Of All…

Green Day’s 4K-rated 13th studio album, Father Of All…, has finally arrived! Check it out right here.

It’s finally here! The new Green Day album, Father Of All…, is out today – and you can stream it in full (all 26 minutes of it…) right now.

The 10-song release, which goes by the full, uncensored name Father Of All Motherfuckers, is quite possibly the biggest left turn of the Oakland heroes’ entire career. Inspired by jam sessions and playlists curated by frontman Billie Joe Armstrong, the genre-hopping music found within album number 13 is a far-cry from its radio-ready predecessor, Revolution Radio.

“We got together and jammed, and it was noise,” Billie Joe told Kerrang! last year. “We did these long jam sessions and we put up lights and video all over the rooms, and it was just fun. It felt more like a happening than it did rehearsal. And I have to say, none of it really sounded good. It was just fun and we were making a mess. And I think with Green Day, the first thing that comes to mind with making a record is making a mess first.”

Read this next: Album review: Green Day – Father Of All…

Of the playlists that the frontman was putting together for his bandmates to absorb, bassist Mike Dirnt added: “There were songs in there that I was like, ‘I’ve never fucking heard this before – this is crazy.’ Getting in these different, creative headspaces and digging deep. And we all individually dig into new places on our instruments, because that’s just what we do. We love to chase down new things. I was buying these crazy ’70s hip-hop records and playing along with them. I didn’t even know what they were called – some of it was just drum rhythms. It was cool.”

Check out how this approach inspired Father Of All… by streaming the record below:

In this week’s issue of Kerrang!, we asked Billie Joe about the album title – and if we should be calling it Father Of All… or Father Of All Motherfuckers.

“For the adults, it’s called Father Of All Motherfuckers, and then for the kids and for the censorship, it’s Father Of All…” he laughed. “It’s always been Father Of All…, pretty much. I did the artwork and I scribbled ‘Father Of All Motherfuckers’ on the American Idiot album cover. Someone said, ‘You’re never going to be able to get ‘Motherfuckers’ on there,’ and I go, ‘Well, just make everybody happy and just put a fucking unicorn on it!’ And then I drew a unicorn and put it over it. So it’s kind of funny, because the unicorn has become this icon.”

Green Day Father Of All Mother Fuckers Album Cover

Catch Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer on The Hella Mega Tour this year. Tickets are on sale now.

June

13 Paris, France, La Defense Arena,
14 Groningen, Netherlands, Stadspark
17 Antwerp, Belgium, Sportspaleis
21 Vienna, Austria, Ernst Happel Stadium
24 Glasgow, UK, Glasgow Green
26 London, UK, London Stadium
27 Huddersfield, UK, The John Smith’s Stadium
29 Dublin, Ireland, RDS Arena

July

17 Seattle, WA, T-Mobile Park
21 San Francisco, CA, Oracle Park
24 San Diego, CA, Petco Park
25 Los Angeles, CA, Dodger Stadium
28 Commerce City, CO, DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
31 Arlington, TX, Globe Life Field

August

1 Houston, TX Minute Maid Park
5 Miami, FL Hard Rock Stadium
6 Jacksonville, FL TIAA Bank Field
8 Atlanta, GA SunTrust Park
11 Minneapolis, MN Target Field
13 Chicago, IL Wrigley Field
15 Pittsburgh, PA PNC Park
16 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
19 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
21 Washington, DC Nationals Park
22 New York, NY Citi Field
24 Toronto, ON Rogers Centre
27 Boston, MA Fenway Park
29 Philadelphia, PA Citizens Bank Park

November

8 Perth, Australia – HBF Park
11 Melbourne, Australia – Marvel Stadium
14 Sydney, Australia – Bankwest Stadium
17 Brisbane, Australia – Suncorp Stadium
20 Dunedin, New Zealand – Forsyth Barr Stadium
22 Auckland, New Zealand – Mt Smart Stadium

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