Artist 101: Green Day

Your go-to-guide for everything you need to know about Green Day.

Who are the members of Green Day?

Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocals/guitar)

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Tré Cool (backing vocals/drums)

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Mike Dirnt (backing vocals/bass)

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When are their birthdays?

Billie Joe Armstrong – 17th February 1972

Tré Cool – 9th December 1972

Mike Dirnt – 4th May 1972


What is Green Day’s most popular song?

American Idiot


What else do I need to know about the band?

Green Day are an American punk rock band, originating from California, USA, that formed in 1986. The trio have released over 10 studio albums, including over 35 singles and music videos. As well as studio albums, the band have released live albums and EPs. Their 2004 album, American Idiot, was the first album of theirs to top the Billboard 200, while also going to the number one spot in many other countries. Following the release of 21st Century Breakdown in 2009, which saw hits such as, ‘Know Your Enemy’ and ’21 Guns’, Green Day released a trilogy of albums in 2012 titled, ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré!. Green Day have won over 80 awards in total, including the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Rock Album for 21st Century Breakdown and the 2010 Q Award for Best Live Act, whilst being nominated for over 200 awards.

What is Green Day’s social media?

Band: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Google+ | Official Website

Billie Joe Armstrong: Twitter | Instagram

Tré Cool: Instagram

Mike Dirnt: Twitter | Instagram


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Written by Georgia Brown

A 20 year old from the UK. I like bands and video games. If you believe in music like I do, I'm sure we'll get on well.