Green Day announced as winner of Kerrang 2022! Icon…
Punk rock legends Green Day will receive the prestigious Kerrang! Icon Award, presented by Marshall, at this year’s Kerrang! Price.
Previous Icon winners include punk heroes the Ramones and MC5, and on June 23 we’ll celebrate the epic career of a band that has inspired countless artists over the years – from Fall Out Boy to Billie Eilish.
Speaking of featuring East Bay punks with the Kerrang! The highest honor of the awards, K! Editor Luke Morton said, “Few bands have done more to change the fabric of rock music than Green Day. From the seminal and essential explosion of Dookie to the visionary American Idiot and beyond, they have been a gateway band for generations of fans looking for something raw, something uplifting and something affirming. life. The Kerrang! The Icon Award is given in recognition of the band’s longevity and legacy as one of the greatest and most important bands in the history of rock and alternative music, which still captivates and electrifies millions of fans worldwide with the power of punk rock.
Since their brutal debut 39/Smooth in 1990, Green Day have sold over 70 million records worldwide, including over 10 million for the era-defining Dookie.
In addition to appearing at the K! Awards, they will level stadiums across the UK from June 24 with Fall Out Boy, Weezer and Amyl And The Sniffers for the long-awaited Hella Mega Tour.
The Kerrang! The awards take place on June 23 and voting is now open for categories such as Best British Act, Best Live Act and Best Album.
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