Green Day Premiere "Troubled Times" Music Video

Back in January, Green Day premiered the somber lyric video for "Troubled Times," a track from last year's Revolution Radio. Now, the band has released a music video for the song, featuring outspoken frontman Billie Joe Armstrong reflecting on recent events in the news.

And these are truly recent events, as the video features footage from the violent incidents during the protests in Charlottesville, Va this past weekend, in addition to other news clips and images featuring war, violence and drug use.

You can watch the emotionally charged clip below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.