GREEN Day are back. And back with a bang. Three bangs to be precise with the news that they will be releasing three new albums. ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré! are the follow up albums to 2009’s 21st Century Breakdown.
Lead singer and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong told Rolling Stone that: “The last record got so serious we wanted to make things more fun,” and it doesn’t look like the Oakland trio – with Mike Dirnt on bass and Tré Cool on drums – are going to disappoint.
The three album release, starting off with ¡Uno! on 25 September 2012, steps away from the previous rock opera style songs with new singles sending Green Day back to their punk-rock roots. Several secret shows and video uploads from the bands official YouTube page hint singles will mirror 1994 Dookie days with songs about sex, drugs and a garage punk band.
Alongside album covers, with each member having their own cover, and the track listing for ¡Uno! being released Green Day confirmed on their twitter today that ‘Oh Love’ would be the first single from the upcoming album airing for the first time on July 16.
Green Day fans will be seeing a lot more of the East Bay punks in the coming months, but if you can’t wait until the 16th to hear the first single you could always watch a live recording from a Austin, Texas secret show.