This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's All Shook Down.
You may have heard over the last few days that Berkeley's Lookout! Records -- one of the world's most treasured punk rock labels, and the place that Green Day got its start -- is closing for good, back catalog and all.
If you were a punk rocker in the '90s, this news feels a little bit like losing an old treasured friend -- possibly an old, treasured friend you've not really hung out with much lately, but one who'll always have a special place in your heart nonetheless.
To mourn the end of this hugely important label, we wanted to pay tribute with a selection of our favorite Lookout! Records songs (in no particular order):