In December last year spread like wildfire that had released another side project under the moniker Foxboro Hot Tubs. One of the long-persistent rumors that year, is no longer there after the crooners of "American Idiots" confirmed that both acts are indeed done by the same persons.
"We think that the only similarity (between the Hot Tubs and Green Day) is that we are the same band," Billie Joe Amstrong and Co. confirmed through an e-mail to MTV News on Wednesday, April 9. "That is basically the only similarity. We are Jason White, Jason Freese, Michael Pritchard, Frank Edwin Wright the Third and the Reverend Strychnine Twitch. ...We are four guys who love to play music and be spontaneous, (and) after a few late night jams and a few too many bottles of wine, we were inspired to record some rockin' eight-track recordings."