Limited picture disc vinyl LP pressing. The members of Green Day were kids from working-class backgrounds who came of age in the underground punk scene in Berkeley. The band formed in the late 1980s and consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist and backing vocalist Mike Dirnt, drummer Tré Cool and guitarist and backing vocalist Jason White. Dookie is the third studio album by American punk rock band Green Day, released on February 1, 1994, through Reprise Records. It was the band’s first collaboration with producer Rob Cavallo and it’s major record label debut. Dookie became a worldwide commercial success, peaking at #2 on the US Billboard 200 and charting in seven countries. The album helped propel Green Day, and even punk rock music into mainstream popularity. Dookie was certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America for the shipment of 10 million copies.