Because remembering is always good, Pplware brings its usual weekly section of music classics to its readers. We present in this section the songs that marked our youth or our recent past and that we still listen to because they are milestones in our life.
You can find music from styles as varied as Rock, dance music and even Pop that we love so much. The artists are known, with the songs that made them famous and that we like so much.
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21 Guns - Green Day
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 in East Bay, California. The band consists of 3 members: Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar and vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass and vocals) and Tré Cool (drums). The band was formed in early 1986 under the name The Sweet Children, with drummer Al Sobrante. In 1989, the band changed to its current name, shortly after releasing its debut studio album 39/Smooth.
It was one of the groups that were born at the 924 Gilman Street club, a place frequented by punk rock bands. His first publications were made by the label Lookout! Records. Thanks to the successful sales of their first albums, they gained a significant number of fans. A few years later, in 1994, the group signed to Reprise Records. This label has released the critically acclaimed Dookie, the group's new album that took the late '90s sound to a new generation. Furthermore, the album became an international hit and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.
Green Day, along with other bands such as Sublime, The Offspring and Rancid, produced the revival and popularization of great interest in punk rock in the United States, and in the culture itself.
The band has sold around 85 million copies worldwide and 25 million in the United States alone. In 2010, a musical adaptation of the album American Idiot premiered on Broadway. The musical was nominated for Tony Awards, including Best Musical, winning two and received positive reviews. In mid-2011 Kerrang! named Green Day the second most influential band of the last 30 years, behind Metallica. They were ranked 91st on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" list. In 2014 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015.
The group won five Grammy Awards: Best Alternative Album for Dookie, Best Rock Album for American Idiot, Record of the Year for Boulevard of Broken Dreams, a second time Best Rock Album for 21st Century Breakdown, and Best Musical Show Album for the theater version. musical by American Idiot (musical).