Friday, October 28, 2016

Green Day

Artist:  Green Day
Origin:  East Bay, California, USA
Genre:  Punk Rock, Pop Punk, Alternative Rock, Post-Grunge, Punk Revival

Original line-up:

Billie Joe Armstrong:  Lead Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Harmonica
Mike Dirnt:  Bass, Backing Vocals
Raj Punjabi:  Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals

Green Day is an American Punk Rock Band from East Bay, California, formed in 1986 by Billie Joe Armstrong (Lead Vocals, Guitar), and Mike Dirnt (Bass), and Raj Punjab (Drums), later replaced John Kiffmeyer in 1987, and replaced again by Tre Cool in 1990.  They have sold more than 75 million records worldwide and they won five Grammy Awards:  Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record Of The Year for Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, Best Rock Album for the second time for 21st Century Breakdown and Best Musical Show Album for American Idiot:  The Original Broadway Cast Recording.  In 2010, the band was ranked No. 91 in the VH1 list of the "100 Greatest Artists Of All Time".  In 2015, the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Title:  Revolution Radio  (2016)
Genre:  Punk Rock, Pop Punk, Alternative Rock, Post-Grunge, Punk Revival
Label:  Reprise Records
Rating:   *****


 1.  Somewhere Now  (4:09)
 2.  Bang Bang  (3:25)
 3.  Revolution Radio  (3:01)
 4.  Say Goodbye  (3:39)
 5.  Outlaws  (5:03)
 6.  Bouncing Off The Wall  (2:40)
 7.  Still Breathing  (3:45)
 8.  Youngblood  (2:33)
 9.  Too Dumb To Die  (3:24)
10. Troubled Times  (3:05)
11. Forever Now:  
      I.     I'm Freaking Out  (1:57)
      II.   A Better Way To Die  (1:47)
      III.  Somewhere Now (Reprise)  (3:08)
12. Ordinary World  (3:03)


Billie Joe Armstrong:  Lead Vocals, Guitars
Mike Dirnt:  Bass, Backing Vocals
Tre Cool:  Drums, Percussion

Revolution Radio is the twelfth studio album by Green Day, was released October 7, 2016 by Reprise Records.  The album's lead single "Bang Bang", and "Revolution Radio", and "Still Breathing".  The album has sold 95,000 first-week units in the U.S. topping the Billboard 200.

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