Green Day offering gearheads the chance to buy something almost as cool as GG Allin's crap-splattered microphone

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      As far as punk collectibles go, there are certainly more coveted items.

      Sid Vicious's white Fender Precision bass. Joe Strummer's black Fender Telecaster. GG Allin's blood- and shit-stained microphone. 

      Still, sometimes you have to be satisfied with what's up for grabs when it comes to rock 'n' roll history. 

      Sending a message they have zero interest in ending up on a future episode of Hoarders (despite drummer Tré Cool calling himself a crazy cat-person hoarder), the members of Green Day have announced they are having a garage sale. 

      The multiplantinum punk superstars will be selling drums, guitars, basses, and amps on its about-to-launch Official Green Day Reverb Shop. 

      In its video, Cool states, "I’m selling off just a wee bit of the collection. I’m not doing it any justice sitting around when someone could be using this stuff. I haven’t really sold anything ever—this is the first time… I”m probably just going to buy all this stuff back at like three in the morning."

      Over 100 items will be made available, including almost 50 of the guitars singer Billie Joe Armstrong has used over the band's quarter-century together. Gear fetishists will note the availability of a 1958 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top, and an autographed Gibson Billie Joe Armstrong Signature Les Paul Special, which can be accessorized by speaker cabinets still caked in mud from the band's famous appearance at Woodstock '94. (See below.)

      Cool is putting up five different drum kits, some of them fire-scorched due to his one-time habit of sacrificing his kits to the ghost of Jimi Hendrix. (Also see below.) 

      "I hope whoever buys this stuff gets some good enjoyment out of it," the drummer says. "I really hope they just don't sit around and get dusty. Except for the burned stuff. It's [like] probably don't try and fix that."

      Your chance to score a piece of Green Day history starts on February 7, when the band's Reverb Shop officially opens its cyber-doors. Check out the gear here

       

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