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Good Charlotte

Formed: Apr, 1995 in Waldorf, MD
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Group Members: Dean Butterworth, Paul, Joel Madden, Aaron, Billy, Aaron Escolopio, Benji Madden, Chris Wilson, Paul Thomas, Billy Martin
Biography: The East Coast post-grunge/pop-punk outfit Good Charlotte was founded in 1996 by identical brothers Joel and Benji Madden. Inspired by a Beastie Boys performance on their 1995 Ill Communication tour, the Maddens enlisted the help of several high school classmates in assembling a band that combined the ...Read full biography
The Chronicles of Life and Death
Released: 2004
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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Good Charlotte's popularity exploded in 2002, when the brash singles "Anthem" and "Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous" catapulted them to the top of the punk-pop heap. Once there they couldn't be stopped, ...Read full review
Good Charlotte
Released: 2000
Label: EPIC/DAYLIGHT
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Punk-ska quintet Good Charlotte often sounds like a cross between Green Day and Smash Mouth on its self-titled debut album, and the band members also show evidence of a familiarity with the Clash. The ...Read full review