Green Day Side Project, The Coverups, Play Halloween Gig

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt played a 36-song set with their side project, The Coverups, at the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles Friday (October 28th) night.

Spin reports that the cover band promoted the gig as a “costume party” and dressed as different characters while playing songs like Bauhaus’ “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” and the Misfits‘ “Where Eagles Dare, in addition to tracks from The Cure, Ramones, Cheap Trick Veruca Salt, Nirvana and David Bowie.

The band also included a tribute to the late Jerry Lee Lewis with a cover of “Great Balls of Fire.”