Green Day’s “Dookie” At 20

This week marks the 20th Anniversary of Green Day’s “Dookie” album. Selling over 16 million copies and earning the band a grammy for best alternative group both Rolling Stone and Billboard have printed interesting articles celebrating the ground breaking punk/pop album. Here are the links: Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Review ‘Dookie’ at…

Green Day – ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré!: News

This week saw the release of the album “¡Uno!”, the first of a trilogy of long players that are to be launched over the next 6 months by veteran pop/punk trio Green Day. It’s apparently a marked departure from the rock operatic style of “American Idiot” and “21st Century Nervous Breakdown” and a return to…

Green Day – American Idiot (2004)

Label – Reprise Producers – Rob Cavallo, Green Day The years between the release of “Warning” in 2000 and “American Idiot” had been difficult. “Warning” had been the bands’ step towards commercial meltdown. Fans and critics alike found the Pop overtones questionable, bland, and irrelevant. The album still went Gold, but by Green Day standards,…