Transmission Impossible
GREEN DAY

3CD £12.99
  • SKU: ETTB105
  • UPC: 0823564030449
  • Release Date: 05 April 2019

Description

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Radio Broadcast. Including shows from the Agora Ballroom in Chicago in 1994, The House Of Blues in South Carolina in 1998, and the Reading Festival in 2002.

Our Overview.

American rock punk trio Green Day formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt. For much of the band's career, they have been a trio with drummer Tré Cool, who replaced John Kiffmeyer in 1990 prior to the recording of the band's second studio album, Kerplunk (1991). Guitarist Jason White, who has been a touring member since 1999, was an official member from 2012 to 2016. Since then they have sold over 85 million albums across the globe, Green Day remain rock royalty, sitting at the top table of the music industry and pursuing a musical style that appeals to millions of fans.

Green Day is credited (alongside Sublime, Bad Religion, the Offspring, and Rancid) with popularizing mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States. Particurarly the album "Dookie", which was cited by Fuse as the most important pop punk album of all time and named the best alternative album of 1994 by Rolling Stone. It was also placed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's "Definitive 200" list of 200 classic albums. Both "Dookie" and "American Idiot" were placed on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

This set celebrates the band’s live work by featuring three superb and rare radio broadcast recordings taken from across Green Day’s lengthy career.

Including shows from the Agora Ballroom in Chicago in 1994, The House Of Blues in South Carolina in 1998, and the Reading Festival in 2002.

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