'No racism, no sexism, no homophobia.' Green Day brought an inclusive culture from a Berkeley punk club to the world. 11 years since first discovering it, I toured and photographed the San Francisco Bay Area's Green Day history. The locations are strikingly normal, yet loaded with meaning for any fan. I hope my photographs can serve as an archive and documentary.

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​My tour is currently missing (alphabetical order): Art of Ears Studio (Kerplunk), Christie Road, Hyde Street Studios (Insomniac), Passalacqua Funeral Home, Rod’s Hickory Pit (now a gas station), Ruby Room and Stuart/Telegraph (Stuart & the Ave.). I plan to complete it in 2019 or 2020.

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© 2019 Maria Gloria Harvey

 Fine art and self portrait photographer.

My town is blind from refinery sun

The 21st Century Breakdown line "my town is blind from refinery sun" refers to this oil refinery across the water from Rodeo. Billie Joe and Mike grew up in highly polluted air as a result.