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BEFORE THE ‘DOOKIE’ HIT THE FAN: Interviewing Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt “backstage” at Lollapalooza 1994. A few months after this photo was taken, the unknown band became international superstars on the strength of the smash album, “Dookie.” The rest, of course, is multiplatinum, millionaire, rock-star history. By Metal Dave Glessner Seventeen years ago this month, I […]

By Metal Dave Before Steven Tyler fell short of offering any sage advice as a judge on “American Idol” (too bad), he spent decades stealing the spotlight as the inimitable singer and showman of Aerosmith — a band that is easily among my Top 3 all-time favorites. Tyler also ranks as my all-time favorite singer. […]