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Green Day is a punk rock band that formed in 1987 in Northern California. Like The Offspring and Bad Religion, they are most famous for resurrecting punk in the mainstream eye. Green Day's debut album, Dookie (1994), established their presence in... ... read more

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Huey Cam: Green Day - Kill The DJ & Let Yourself Go (Live At The Echoplex) 08-06-12
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Huey Cam: Green Day - Kill The DJ & Let Yourself Go (Live At The Echoplex) 08-06-12 242 views
Green Day: "Oh Love" - [Official Video] 3,770,513 views
Green Day- Wake Me Up When September Ends (HQ! Official Video) 14,849,635 views
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Green Day - Boulevard Of Broken Dreams 16,305,879 views
Green Day - 21 Guns [Official Music Video] 65,683,474 views
Green Day - Welcome To Paradise [Live] 1,785,991 views
Green Day - Basket Case LIVE 5,571,183 views
Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends [Official Music Video] 20,609,225 views
Green day boulevard of broken dreams live 24,546,630 views
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Green Day Bio

Green Day

Green Day is a punk rock band that formed in 1987 in Northern California. Like The Offspring and Bad Religion, they are most famous for resurrecting punk in the mainstream eye.

Green Day's debut album, Dookie (1994), established their presence in the music industry, selling 10 million copies nationwide. While their subsequent albums, Insomniac (1995), Nimrod (1997), and Warning (2000), were not as commercially successful as Dookie, they still sold well and kept Green Day on the map.

In 2004, Green Day released American Idiot, which carries strong political messages. It's most famous for the singles, "American Idiot", "Holiday", and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams".

21st Century Breakdown (2009) achieved worldwide notoriety. Singer and guitarist Bille Joe Armstrong described it as a representation of an era where we "try to make sense of the selfish manipulation going on around us". Accordingly, the socially conscious themes of isolation and anger towards authority comprise this album's main messages.

In the fall of 2012, Green Day released a trio of albums – ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré!. The first part of this trilogy contained "a hipper, richer grip in the details" (Rolling Stone). Critics remark that ¡Dos! has a "wider range of sounds and styles" and is "way more impressive" than their previous work (Los Angeles Times), while ¡Tré! received wide variety of praises, generally claiming that it's more upbeat than the previous two albums.

Green Day is widely considered one of the greatest American punk bands of all time, so the opportunity to attend a Green Day show is one that mustn't be passed up.

Green Day User Comments

Skylar H. Apr 15, 2013
Green Day has been following the same formula for their music since they began (except for maybe American Idiot which was meant to have the grandiosity factor) but as someone who has listened to them for a long time, and used to be really into their songs as a kid, I can say now from the older and more objective musical standpoint that their music really doesn't stand the test of time or listener age. The only album I can still listen to by Green Day without thinking "okay, this is a little annoying/corny" is Dookie, which is an obvious all-time highlight of the pop-punk genre, and an album I still enjoy front to back. Everything after that seems to be a little gimmicky, and especially as the guys have gotten decades older, yet are still trying to fill the "pop punk" niche in both music and fashion style, the band has only gotten more annoying to me. Just give me Dookie and maybe "Good Riddance" and I'll be good on Green Day material.
Franchesca L. Nov 29, 2012
Green Day is my favorite band. I’ve loved Green Day since I was in middle school, which was when I bought American Idiot. I was addicted. I enjoyed the rock and roll guitars, the amazing lyrics, and the bittersweet voice of the lead singer. I loved the CD so much, that I bought all their other CDs and DVDs. I currently own all their music from “1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours” to “iDos!”. All of their CDs have a unique sound to them and they are all great. Their music is so much fun. It can sometimes be happy, sometimes sad, and sometimes angry. Green Day is also so enjoyable to watch in concert. I saw them live a few years ago, and they are such talented, fun, playful performers full of energy. You can tell that they love what they do. They love the music, the energy, the audience, and just being entertainers. Singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tre Cool are extremely talented and are true rock and roll musicians. You may have heard their popular singles, but here are some of their less-famous tracks you should check out: “Hitchin’ A Ride,” “Warning,” “Give Me Novacaine” “Geek Stink Breath” and “Jesus of Suburbia.”
Anonymous Aug 23, 2012
Green Day has been my favorite band for 18 years because their music is infectious, singer Billie Joe's lyrics are poetic, and they put on the best live show I have ever seen. I have watched Green Day perform live over 30 times and their live set has gotten BETTER with age. The band is highly interactive with the audience and you don't need to know their entire discography to enjoy the show .. but you should own all their records regardless but they haven't made a single dud!

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