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(Left To Right) Mike, Tre and Billie

Green Day is an American rock trio formed in 1987. The band has consisted of Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, vocals), and Tré Cool (drums, percussion) for the majority of its existence.

Current members

Former Members

Current Backup Musicians

  • Jason Freese – keyboards, piano, acoustic guitar, trombone, saxophone, accordion, backing vocals (2003–present)
  • Jason White – lead & rhythm guitars, backing vocals (1999–present)
  • Mike Pelino – rhythm guitars, backing vocals (2004–present)
  • Ronnie Blake – trumpet, timpani, percussion, backing vocals (2004–present)

Former Backup Musicians

  • Gabrial McNair – trombone, tenor saxophone (1999–2001)
  • Garth Schultz – trombone, trumpet (1997–1999)
  • Kurt Lohmiller – trumpet, timpani, percussion, vocals (1999–2004)

Session Musicicans

  • Gabrial McNair – trombone on Nimrod (1997)
  • Petra Haden – violin on Nimrod (1997)
  • Rob Cavallo – piano on American Idiot (2004)
  • Stephen Bradley – trumpet on Warning (2000) and Nimrod (1997)