Behind the ScenesGreen Day  <br />Presented By: Tiffany Blain<br />
Formation of the band <br />1987<br /><ul><li> Green Day started out with the band name Sweet Children
Members:
Billy Joe Armstrong-15
Mike Dirnt-15</li></ul>1989 <br /><ul><li>Signed with Lookout! Records and created their first album                    “E...
Transition To green day<br /><ul><li>After signing with Lookout! the band changed their name to Green Day
Too many confusions with the local band Sweet Baby
Added the present day drummer Tre Cool</li></ul>Green Day<br />
Music styles and influences<br />Green Day's sound is compared to bands such as The Ramones, The Clash, and Sex Pistols<br...
breakthrough<br />1994<br />"Dookie" is released and thanks to MTV's heavy play of the first single "Longview", Green Day'...
Breakthrough cont.<br />1995<br />The bands "Insomniac" album is released and is loved by reviewers but fails to come clos...
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  1. 1. Behind the ScenesGreen Day <br />Presented By: Tiffany Blain<br />
  2. 2. Formation of the band <br />1987<br /><ul><li> Green Day started out with the band name Sweet Children
  3. 3. Members:
  4. 4. Billy Joe Armstrong-15
  5. 5. Mike Dirnt-15</li></ul>1989 <br /><ul><li>Signed with Lookout! Records and created their first album “EP 1,000 Hours”</li></ul>Sweet Children<br />
  6. 6. Transition To green day<br /><ul><li>After signing with Lookout! the band changed their name to Green Day
  7. 7. Too many confusions with the local band Sweet Baby
  8. 8. Added the present day drummer Tre Cool</li></ul>Green Day<br />
  9. 9. Music styles and influences<br />Green Day's sound is compared to bands such as The Ramones, The Clash, and Sex Pistols<br />Most of their song catalog is composed of overdriven guitar, fast, manic drums, and relatively high-treble bass & under four minutes <br />Billie Joe Armstrong mentioned that some of his biggest influences are seminal alternative rock bands like The Replacements and that their influence is particularly noted in the band's chord changes in song<br />The Clash<br />The Replacements<br />
  10. 10. breakthrough<br />1994<br />"Dookie" is released and thanks to MTV's heavy play of the first single "Longview", Green Day's popularity sky-rockets.<br />Next two years Green Day appear on several magazine covers but most notably Rolling Stone and Spin. They also appear on talk shows like "The Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brian".<br />At the Woodstock reunion festival, Green Day increase their popularity by starting a huge mud fight during their set.<br />
  11. 11. Breakthrough cont.<br />1995<br />The bands "Insomniac" album is released and is loved by reviewers but fails to come close to the sales of "Dookie”<br />During a European tour, Green Day packs up and heads home claiming exhaustion. During the next year, Billie Joe writes around 50 songs in preparation for Green Day's next release, "Nimrod”<br />
  12. 12. Record labels & dates<br />LOOKOUT! RECORDS<br />(1988-1993)<br />REPRISE RECORDS<br />(1993-PRESENT)<br />
  13. 13. Fall out in america<br />1997<br />New album “Nimrod”<br />The band agreed that the album had to be different from its previous records<br />Experimental deviation from the band's standard pop-punk brand of music<br />Included a variety of music, from pop-punk, surf rock and ska to an acoustic ballad<br />Nimrod entered the charts at number 10. The success of "Good Riddance"(Time of Your Life) won the band an MTV Video Award for Best Alternative Video<br />
  14. 14. FALL OUT IN AMERICA CONT.<br />2000 <br />Green Day released “WARNING”, which was a step further in the style that they had hinted at with “Nimrod”<br />Participated in the warped tour & independent tour to support the album <br />Allmusic gave it 4.5/5 rating saying "Warning may not be an innovative record per se, but it's tremendously satisfying.”<br />Rolling Stone was more critical, giving it 3/5 rating saying observers were coming to the conclusion that the band was losing relevance and there was a decline in popularity<br /> 2001<br /> California Music Awards: Green Day won all eight awards that they were nominated for: Outstanding Album (Warning), Outstanding Punk Rock/Ska Album (Warning), Outstanding Group, Outstanding Male Vocalist, Outstanding Bassist, Outstanding Drummer, Outstanding Songwriter and Outstanding Artist<br />
  15. 15. American idiot & renewed success<br />2004 <br />Album “American Idiot” debuted at number one on the Billboard charts, first to top the chart, backed by the success of the first single, "American Idiot." <br />Billed as a "punk rock opera" which follows the journey of the fictitious "Jesus of Suburbia".<br />2005<br />American Idiot won the Grammy for "Best Rock Album“ & MTV music awards, they won a total of seven of the eight awards they were nominated for<br />Band toured in support of the album with about 150 dates, the longest tour in its career <br />2006<br />Band was awarded with a People’s Choice Award for favorite group.<br />
  16. 16. How green day stands today!!<br /><ul><li>“21st Century Breakdown” released on May 15, 2009
  17. 17. Mainly positive reception from critics, received an average rating between 4 and 5 stars
  18. 18. Album hit #1 in fourteen different countries, hitting Gold or Platinum in each
  19. 19. 21st Century Breakdown achieved Green Day's best chart performance to date</li>

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