Top 10 Reasons Why Green Day is Better Than Nirvana

I think it's about time I made this list. I got nothing against Nirvana but I don't think they're as good as people make them out to be.

The Top Ten

1 Green Day has better lyrics

By far yeah. Nirvana song lyrics: "Avocado, here we are now entertain us! " Green Day song lyrics: I heard you crying loud all the way I could hear the sound, you'd be searching for that someone and it's me out on the prowl. As you sit around and feel sorry for yourself. Don't get lonely now 'cause you'll know where I'll be found when I come around! " Clearly Green Day has better lyrics by far.

I told you.Green days lyrics are better. - zxm

2 Green Day has a lot more of emotions displayed in songs

Both bands are good, but to be honest, I like Green Day better.

3 Green Day had more than 2-3 good songs


I have more Nirvana’s songs that I like, than gd songs, that I like. Considering the fact, that they have way more songs, than Nirvana.

4 Green Day has a lot more meaningful songs

Meaningful Green Day songs: 21 Guns, American Idiot, Holiday, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Minority, When I Come Around, Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life), Brain Stew, and etc.
Meaningful Nirvana songs: Come As You Are, About A Girl, Heart Shaped Box and Smells Like Teen Spirit.

5 Green Day wasn't a fad, Nirvana always was

Nirvana was popular for about 3-4 years then people stopped talking about them. Green Day however is a different story.

6 Green Day performs better live than Nirvana

Not a major reason why but eh I kinda ran out of ideas at some point.

7 Green Day writes about more serious issues than Nirvana
8 Green Day has a larger discography than Nirvana

Unfair because Kurt died earlier. - Userguy44

This is just plain stupid. Nirvana doesn't have a large discography, because of Kurt Cobains death.

9 Kurt Cobain committed suicide

Billie Joe can't die cause he's basically a god

Just Kurt Cobain killed himself doesn't make Nirvana's music bad.

This isn't a reason why Green Day's better yeah he ended his own life but that really isn't a valid reason.

Irrelevant reason. - Tristan1975R5

10 Tre Cool is a better drummer

Agreed. Dave is overrated. - Userguy44

The Contenders

11 Green Day has more experience than Nirvana
12 You can understand what they're saying more

Ever heard of Platypus (Ihateyou)? - Userguy44

13 Green Day has a lot more musical talent then Nirvana

Guitar: Billie
Bass: Krist
Drums: Tre (sorry Dave is a bit overrated)
Vocals: Kurt
Lyrics Green Day: Green Day wins in my opinion though. - Userguy44

Talent vs Talent

1.Guitar : Billie vs Kurt, Kurt
2.Bass : Krist vs Mike, don't know
3.Drums : Dave Grohl vs Tre, Dave or tie
4.Vocals : Billie vs Kurt,Kurt
5.Lyrics :Green Day vs Nirvana, Green Day - zxm

14 Billie Joe Armstrong sings better than Kurt Cobain

Actually kurt's vocal skills are better than billie but I like billie's song more - zxm

15 Green Day revived Punk while Nirvana only made Post Grunge popular

Their was time when people thought Punk was dead kinda similar to Rock music, anyway after Green Day came along people stopped thinking that. Nirvana only made Post Grunge music popular.

Green Day didn't revive punk, they only started pop punk. - Gruunge

16 Green Day has cleaner themes
17 American Idiot is better than Smells Like Teen Spirit
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