Green Day (Green Day) – American rock band consisting of three core members: Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, backing vocals), Tre Cool (drums). Green Day was originally a part of punk rock scene at 924 Gilman Street, Berkeley, California. Their first albums on the independent label Lookout! Records, allowed the group to earn a lot of fans. Some of the fans felt alienated after the band signed to a major label. To know more about this subject visit Movie Star. However, their debut album on Reprise Records, became a major success in 1994 and eventually sold 20 million copies. As a result, the group, along with other California punk (Offspring, Rancid), gave a tremendous interest in punk music in the United States.
Subsequent albums Green Day did not achieve this successful as Dookie, but they were still successful. In 2004 Green Day released a punk rock opera American Idiot, which returns a popular group and selling 15 million copies worldwide. Green Day have sold more than fifty million of his albums worldwide. Their success helped to become well-known groups such as Sum 41 and Good Charlotte. The band was formed in 1987 in California school friends Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Ryan Pritchard and was called 'Sweet children'. Then Billie Joe wrote his first song 'Why Do You Want Him? '. In 1989, the group joins the drummer Al Sobreyt (real name – John Alan Kiffmayer). The first official performance took place in the Sweet children 'Rod's Hickory Pit in Vallejo' (California), after which the group began performing in clubs on Gilman Street in Berkeley.