Artist Name: Green Day

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Green DayGreen Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt. For much of the band's career, they have been a trio with drummer Tré Cool, who replaced John Kiffmeyer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band's second studio album, Kerplunk (1991). Guitarist Jason White, who has been a touring member since 1999, was an official member from 2012 to 2016.

Green Day was originally part of the punk scene at the DIY 924 Gilman Street club in Berkeley, California. The band's early releases were with the independent record label Lookout! Records. In 1994, their major label debut Dookie, released through Reprise Records, became a breakout success and eventually shipped over 10 million copies in the U.S. Green Day is credited alongside fellow California punk bands including Sublime, Bad Religion, The Offspring and Rancid with popularizing mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States.

The band's 1991 album "Kerplunk" is one of the best selling independent albums of all time, selling over 4 million worldwide.

Green Day is credited (alongside Sublime, Bad Religion, the Offspring, and Rancid) with popularizing mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States. Particurarly the album "Dookie", which was cited by Fuse as the most important pop punk album of all time and named the best alternative album of 1994 by Rolling Stone. It was also placed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "Definitive 200" list of 200 classic albums. Both "Dookie" and "American Idiot" were placed on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

As of 2015, Green Day has sold more than 85 million records worldwide. In 2010, VH1 ranked Green Day 91st in its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2015, their first year of eligibility.

Though Insomniac (1995), Nimrod (1997) and Warning (2000), did not match the success of Dookie, Insomniac and Nimrod reached double platinum and Warning achieved gold status. Green Day's seventh album, American Idiot (2004), a rock opera, found popularity with a younger generation, selling six million copies in the U.S. 21st Century Breakdown was released in 2009 and achieved the band's best chart performance. It was followed by a trilogy of albums, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré!, released in September, November and December 2012 respectively. Green Day's twelfth studio album, Revolution Radio, was released on October 7, 2016 and became their third to debut at number one on the Billboard 200.

Green Day has sold more than 85 million records worldwide. The group has won five Grammy Awards: Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record of the Year for "Boulevard of Broken Dreams", Best Rock Album for the second time for 21st Century Breakdown and Best Musical Show Album for American Idiot: The Original Broadway Cast Recording. In 2010, a stage adaptation of American Idiot debuted on Broadway. The musical was nominated for three Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design and Best Lighting Design, losing only the first. In the same year, VH1 ranked Green Day 91st in its list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2015, their first year of eligibility.

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Basket Case - Green Day

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Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

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American Idiot - Green Day

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Holiday - Green Day

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When I Come Around - Green Day

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21 Guns - Green Day

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Welcome to Paradise - Green Day

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Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day

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She - Green Day

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Longview - Green Day

Longview

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St. Jimmy - Green Day

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Are We the Waiting - Green Day

Are We the Waiting

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She's a Rebel - Green Day

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Give Me Novacaine - Green Day

Give Me Novacaine

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Whatsername - Green Day

Whatsername

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Brain Stew - Green Day

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Extraordinary Girl - Green Day

Extraordinary Girl

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Letterbomb - Green Day

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Minority - Green Day

Minority

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Know Your Enemy - Green Day

Know Your Enemy

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Burnout - Green Day

Burnout

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Warning - Green Day

Warning

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Hitchin' a Ride - Green Day

Hitchin' a Ride

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Having a Blast - Green Day

Having a Blast

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Chump - Green Day

Chump

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Coming Clean - Green Day

Coming Clean

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Nice Guys Finish Last - Green Day

Nice Guys Finish Last

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Homecoming - Green Day

Homecoming

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Pulling Teeth - Green Day

Pulling Teeth

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Sassafras Roots - Green Day

Sassafras Roots

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In the End - Green Day

In the End

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Emenius Sleepus - Green Day

Emenius Sleepus

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21st Century Breakdown - Green Day

21st Century Breakdown

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Waiting - Green Day

Waiting

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Geek Stink Breath - Green Day

Geek Stink Breath

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Redundant - Green Day

Redundant

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¡Viva la Gloria! - Green Day

¡Viva la Gloria!

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Walking Contradiction - Green Day

Walking Contradiction

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Jaded - Green Day

Jaded

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East Jesus Nowhere - Green Day

East Jesus Nowhere

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Song of the Century - Green Day

Song of the Century

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Stuck With Me - Green Day

Stuck With Me

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Macy's Day Parade - Green Day

Macy's Day Parade

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Last Night on Earth - Green Day

Last Night on Earth

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Before the Lobotomy - Green Day

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Peacemaker - Green Day

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