Biography for Green Day?

What is a brief biography for the band "Green Day"? One paragraph would be awesome!

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago
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    Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1987. The awesome members include: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, and Tré Cool.

    In 1987, friends Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt, 15 years old at the time, formed a band called Sweet Children. The first Sweet Children show took place on October 17, 1987, at Rod's Hickory Pit in Vallejo, California where Armstrong's mother was working. In 1988, Armstrong and Dirnt began working with former Isocracy drummer, John Kiffmeyer (also known as Al Sobrante). Kiffmeyer served as both the band's drummer and business manager, handling the booking of shows and helping the band establish a fan base. As said in the film Punk's Not Dead, Armstrong cites the band Operation Ivy (which features Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman of Rancid) as a major influence, and a band that drove Billie Joe to form a band.

    Larry Livermore, owner of Lookout! Records, saw the band play an early show and signed them to his label. In 1989 they recorded their first EP, 1,000 Hours. Before 1,000 Hours was released, the band dropped the name Sweet Children, according to Livermore this was done to avoid confusion with another local band Sweet Baby. Lookout! would release Green Day's first LP, 39/Smooth in early 1990. Green Day would record two EPs later that year: Slappy and Sweet Children, the latter of which included some older songs they had recorded for Minneapolis indie label Skene! Records. In 1991, Lookout! Records released 1,039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours, a compilation of the 39/Smooth, Slappy, and 1,000 Hours EPs. In late 1990, shortly after the band's first nationwide tour, Sobrante left the East Bay area to attend college. The Lookouts drummer Tré Cool began filling in as a temporary replacement, and when it became clear that Sobrante did not plan to commit to the band full time, Tré Cool's position as Green Day's drummer became permanent. The band went on tour for most of 1992 and 1993, and played a stretch of shows overseas in Europe. The band's second full length album Kerplunk sold about 50,000 copies in the U.S which let to there break out success in 1994-1996. By now, they had already put out Dookie and Insomniac. From 1997-2002 there was a fall in popularity. This was when they made Nimrod and Warning which are some of my favorite albums.

    Hope this helps you :) check out the cool picture ^ . ^ love them <3

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  • Banky
    Lv 6
    4 years ago

    Husband Left But No Talaq?

  • 6 years ago

    well, ita time you learned that green day are lizards and have no time for you or your one friend. green day are also prog rock and would like to fist my minge

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Does my husband have any rights?

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  • 6 years ago

    nancy **** off you cheeky litttle **** green day are so cool get a life m8

  • 4 years ago

    What does your husband/bf think of your pregnant body?

  • 5 years ago

    best band ever

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