Opening Round Match Up featuring #27 seed Green Day vs. #38 seed Pearl Jam. Let the crying about the seeding here start now. Voting ends in 1 Day.
Green Day is a band from California, consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass, backing vocals), and Tré Cool (drums, percussion, backing vocals). Since the recording of their sixth album, Warning:, the band has included close friend and associate Jason White for additional guitar work in recording and back-up guitar for live shows, he also appeared in the "When I Come Around" video.. Green Day is credited, along with The Offspring and Rancid, with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States during the mid 1990s. Their success has influenced other prominent pop punk bands like Sum 41, Good Charlotte, Simple Plan, and blink-182. According to RIAA, Green Day has sold about 60 million records worldwide including more than 21 million in the U.S. alone.
Pearl Jam are a rock band considered one of the most popular and influential artists of the 1990s. Their name is intimately tied to the grunge movement of the early 1990s, and they are considered one of the Big Four of grunge music, alongside Alice in Chains, Nirvana, and Soundgarden. Each of the band's eight studio albums has reached the top five (US), with "Vs.," "Vitalogy," and "No Code" reaching number one, while "Ten," "Yeild," "Binaural," and their self-titled "Pearl Jam" albums all reached number two. The band won a Grammy in 1996 for the single "Spin the Black Circle."
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