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Good Charlotte

Good Charlotte

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Famous as :

Pop-rock band

Birth Date :

1996

Birth Place :

Maryland, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "The Young and the Hopeless" (2002)

Biography


Pop-punk or post-punk band Good Charlotte was formed in 1996 by twins Joel Madden and Benji Madden. Both of them were born on March 11, 1979, in the town of Waldorf, Maryland. Happened by chance, the twin brothers, who never sang or played an instrument in their lives, were instantly inspired to form a band after seeing the Beastie Boys on their 1995 Ill Communication tour. Thus, they soon formed Good Charlotte with their high school friends Paul Thomas and Aaron Escolopio. When the band was first formed, Joel was on vocal, Benji was on guitar, Paul on bass, and Aaron on drums. All of them soon moved to Annapolis and met Billy Martin through a mutual interest in the band Silverchair.

Thus, they were becoming five with all them had the same interest for the energetic elements spawned from '70s punk rock, but also sentimental enough for killer ballads found in mainstream corporate rock. Soon then, the quintet made a name for themselves in and around the D.C. area, playing the WHFS annual rock show HFSFestival in 1998 and 1999. One year later, Good Charlotte started working on their self-titled debut on Epic "Good Charlotte." After months work in the recording studio, the band's album was finally done and was released on September 26, 2000. What a good start that the band's album did amazing and sold over thousands of copies in its first few days.

Latest News


Good Charlotte's Guitarist Welcomed His Second Child

September 15, 2012 17:57:14 GMT

Billy Martin of rock band welcomed his second child on Friday, September 14. The guitarist personally announced the happy news on Twitter, revealing as well the tot's name.
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Good Charlotte's Gig Cancelled Over Terrorism Fears

April 15, 2011 15:20:00 GMT

had been due to perform at a one-off show for Jack Daniel's whiskey, called The JD Set, on 22 April in Kuta, Bali - but guitarist claimed on April 11, it had been scrapped because of a scheduling problem.
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Good Charlotte Play 'Double Dare' in 'Last Night' Funny Or Die Video

March 16, 2011 02:43:38 GMT

choose to film a Funny Or Die video to support their song "Last Night". , Joel Madden, Paul Thomas and Dean Butterworth play "Family Double Dare", taking part in the classic Nickelodeon game show's goofy challenges like "Breakfast in Bed" and "Ready, Set, Go".
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Good Charlotte Want Daft Punk but Reject David Guetta

February 15, 2011 02:44:29 GMT

The stars of have passed up the opportunity to work with - because they want to stay true to their rock roots. The dance producer has been in talks with the "I Just Wanna Live" hitmakers about a collaboration, but they turned it down because they felt it wouldn't be their style.
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Benji Madden Battles Illness During Good Charlotte's U.K. Tour

February 12, 2011 04:02:19 GMT

's tour of the U.K. has become a struggle for - the guitarist is battling a mystery illness. The pop punk five-piece are currently performing a string of dates in Britain before returning to the U.S. to continue their road trip in March.
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Video Premiere: Good Charlotte's 'Like It's Her Birthday'

September 27, 2010 04:30:26 GMT

's "Like It's Her Birthday" music video has been debuted, featuring the band in a party with a number of fine ladies. They are "acting crazy, making a scene" and "drinking champagne, going insane" throughout the night.
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Benji Madden Knocked Riki Rachtman Out at Las Vegas Boxing Match

April 05, 2010 08:27:44 GMT

Rocker was crowned champion at a celebrity boxing match on Saturday night, April 3 after knocking out TV personality Riki Rachtman at the Las Vegas event. The 's guitarist went head-to-head with MTV star Rachtman at mixed martial artist Jason Ellis' Ellismania 5 fight at Sin City's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
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Benji Madden Shares Reason for Dropping Good Charlotte's Latest Album

March 05, 2010 08:38:53 GMT

Rocker scrapped 's latest project, insisting it lacked "the magic" of their previous albums. The guitarist has revealed he dumped the band's follow-up to 2007's "", because he was unhappy with the way it sounded.
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Sam Worthington, Chris Pine and More Actors Added to List of Oscars Presenters

March 03, 2010 09:55:27 GMT

Ladies are going to be pleased with The Academy's choice of Oscars presenters this year. A number of hearttrobs, such as and , have been tapped to show up on the stage of the 82nd Annual Academy Awards, announcing some of the winners that night. Additionally, , , as well as are also set to present kudos at the event.
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Good Charlotte Start Recording Their Album All Over Again

January 25, 2010 07:23:35 GMT

Rockers have scrapped their new album, and returned to the studio to record it again. Guitarist made the tough decision to wipe the disc after returning from a tour of Australia and listening to the new tracks for the first time - because he was unhappy with the way it sounded.
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