Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan did a little Q&A on Instagram and ended up comparing Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Kurt Cobain saying “BJ is up there with the greats.” And we’re just over here like, duh.

NME writes:

Speaking in an Instagram story Q&A, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman was asked whether he thinks Green Day frontman Billy Joe Armstrong is as important as Kurt Cobain was in the 90’s. “BJ is up there with the greats, for sure,” he replied.

Another asked whether he would say that American Idiot by Green Day is one of the last albums that really impacted the culture. “If we are talking about guitar-driven music that reached the masses, yes,” he said. “And that album was what, 14 years ago?”

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