Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt. For much of their career, the band has been a trio with drummer Tré Cool, who replaced former drummer John Kiffmeyer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band's second studio album, Kerplunk (1992). In 2012, guitarist Jason White became a full-time member after having performed with the band as a session and touring member since 1999.

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, its major label debut Dookie (released through Reprise Records) became a breakout success and eventually sold over 10 million copies in the U.S. Green Day was widely credited, alongside fellow California punk… Read all

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Area United States [US]
Activity period From: 1989 (Berkeley [US] )
Members Tré Cool (from 1990), Billie Joe Armstrong (from 1987), John Kiffmeyer (from 1987 to 1990), Mike Dirnt (from 1986), Jason White (from 1999), Sean Hughes (from 1986 to 1988)
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