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Good Charlotte has been around for over twenty years and will not be slowing down for the foreseeable future! The band has announced it will be going on tour in support of their most recent album Generation Rx which will be released later this year. The tour will kick off on October 12, 2018 in Mexico City and is set to finish on November 24th at the Pearl Concert Theatre At Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV. If you want to see this iconic punk-rock band perform live, now is your chance! ScoreBig has your access to all Good Charlotte tickets so be sure to grab yours today.
Formation of the Band
All of the original members of Good Charlotte went to La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland. Identical twins Joel and Benji Madden started the band in 1996 and recruited fellow classmates Paul Thomas, Aaron Escolopio, and Billy Martin. Joel was lead vocalist, Benji backup vocalist and lead guitarist, Thomas played bass, Escolopio on drums, and Martin was the second guitarist. Good Charlotte started out by performing at small local bars. The quintet gained popularity by playing at the WHFS rock show, HFStival in 1998 and 1999. Shortly after, the band released their first studio album.
Good Charlotte and The Young and the Hopeless
After releasing a demo of “Little Things”, Good Charlotte signed a deal with Epic Records in early 2000. With Epic and Daylight records, the band released their debut studio album self-titled Good Charlotte. The album featured three singles called “Little Things”, “The Motivation Proclamation”, and “Festival Song”. Good Charlotte received favorable reviews but did not sell as well as anticipated. After the release of the album, Escolopio left the band and was replaced permanently by Chris Wilson in 2003. Before the addition of Wilson to the band, Good Charlotte released their second studio album, The Young and the Hopeless, on October 1, 2002. This album was much more successful than their previous one. It peaked at number 7 on the Billboard 200 and eventually became certified 3X Platinum by the RIAA. Singles from the album included “The Anthem”, “Girls & Boys”, “The Young and the Hopeless”, and “Hold On”. Rolling Stone ranked The Young and the Hopeless number 36 on their list of the 50 Greatest Pop-Punk Albums. Good Charlotte was beginning to make a real name for themselves in the mainstream.
The Chronicles of Life and Death and Good Morning Revival
Two years after the release of The Young and the Hopeless, Good Charlotte released their third studio album, titled The Chronicles of Life and Death. This album peaked at number 3 on the Billboard 200, becoming their highest charting album yet. The Chronicles of Life and Death eventually became certified Platinum by the RIAA. In mid-2005, a year after the release of the album, drummer Chris Wilson left the band due to unspecified health reasons. He was replaced by Dean Butterworth (originally from the band Morrissey) who joined Good Charlotte in time for the recording of their fourth studio album. The fourth Good Charlotte album, Good Morning Revival, was released on March 27, 2007 and debuted at number 7 on the Billboard 200. It was the first Good Charlotte album to feature Butterworth on drums and the last album to be released through Daylight Records. “Dance Floor Anthem” was one of the singles off the of the album which peaked at number 25 on the Billboard Hot 100. Other singles featured on the album included “The River” (feat. M. Shadows and Synyster Gates of Avenged Sevenfold), “Keep Your Hands off My Girl”, “Misery”, and “Where Would We Be Now”.
Cardiology and Youth Authority
Good Charlotte’s fifth studio album was released by Capitol Records on October 27, 2010 and was called Cardiology. The band took longer than expected when releasing this album. In January of 2010 Good Charlotte said they had completed an album but they were going to scrap it and completely start over to record with a different producer. The first single for the album was released in August and was titled “Like It’s Her Birthday” (feat. Tonight Alive). Once Cardiology dropped, it debuted at number 31 on the Billboard 200. On September 1, 2011, Good Charlotte announced they would be going on a hiatus. The Joel and Benji Madden continued to record and release music together under the name The Madden Brothers. During the hiatus, the Madden brothers also wrote music for 5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, and Three 6 Mafia. Good Charlotte ended their four-year hiatus with the release of their sixth studio album. This one was titled Youth Authority and dropped on July 15, 2016. Youth Authority peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200; slightly better than Cardiology had charted.
Generation Rx and Tour
Good Charlotte has announced it will be going on tour in support of their most recent album Generation Rx which will be released later this year. The tour will kick off on October 12, 2018 in Mexico City and is set to finish on November 24th at the Pearl Concert Theatre At Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV. If you want to see this iconic punk-rock band perform live, now is your chance! ScoreBig has your access to all Good Charlotte tickets so be sure to grab yours today.