Time of Their Lives: Green Day's 22 Biggest Days

As the punk rockers prepare to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we look back at the memorable moments that helped get them there

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And Tre Makes Three
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Steve Eichner17/20

And Tre Makes Three

It'd be hard to imagine amphetamine-charged tunes like "Basket Case" and "Brain Stew" being even half as propulsive without the precise, rapid-fire rolls of drummer Tré Cool. And yet it wasn't until November 1990, that the drummer, born Frank Edwin Wright III, joined up with Armstrong and Dirnt after Kiffmeyer left to attend college. Ironically, Cool had also drummed in the Lookouts (which he joined at the age of 12), the band fronted by Lookout! head Larry Livermore. The Lookouts' 1990 EP, IV, features not only Cool, but also Armstrong, who contributed lead guitar and backing vocals.

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