Green Day is an American band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist and bassist . For much of the band’s career, they have been a trio with drummer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band’s second studio album, , 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 DIYclub in. The band’s early releases were with thbecame a breakout success and eventually shipped over 10 million copies in the U.S. Green Day is credited alongside fellow with popularizing mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States.
Though (2000), did not match the success of Dookie, Insomniac and Nimrodreached double platinum and Warning achieved gold status. Green Day’s seventh album, found popularity with a younger generation, selling six million copies in the U.S. was released in 2009 and achieved the band’s best chart performance. It was followed by a trilogy of albums,released in September, November and December 2012 respectively. Green Day’s twelfth studio album was released on October 7, 2016 and became their third to debut at number one on the