Green Day Tour Schedule
Green Day is headed back on tour! The punk rock band has produced many chart-crashing hits and won Grammys in addition their Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame induction. Their new album Revolution Radio was released in October 2016, and their upcoming 2017 tour with special guest Against Me! is to promote Revolution Radio.
About Green Day
It was back when you were sporting your heavy duty walkman, scuffed Vans sneakers, and a worn band t-shirt. Dookie was the album, and "Basketcase" would be your mantra.
Singer Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt have been friends since the tender age of 10, the two formed their first band Sweet Children at 14. At 17, the two recorded their first EP under the name Green Day with drummer John Kiffimeyer and the punk record label Lookout in 1989. A year later, the band released its first
1992 saw the release of Kerplunk which built a strong fan base in Berkeley where fans regularly bought tickets and attended concerts. The album became one of the
1995's follow-up album, Insomniac, would not chart as well as Dookie despite the positive critical reception. Rolling Stone had this to say about the album - "In
After a relatively extended break, American Idiot was released in 2004. This multi-platinum album returned to the bread-and-butter of Green Day's style- pure punk. The band was careful to insert melodies with political overtones and a healthy balance of playful pop, and it worked. All five singles "American Idiot," "Holiday," "Jesus of Suburbia," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," and "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" were hits making tickets one of the most sought after concert tickets that year.
After a long Green Day tour, the band recorded a cover of "The Saints Are Coming" by new wave/punk rockers The Skids with U2 in honor of musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2006 before focusing their attention on respective side projects.
Green Day Discography
American Idiot (2004)
21st Century Breakdown (2009)
Revolution Radio (2016)