13 Reasons Tré Cool Rocks Our World
Look, we love every member of Green Day equally, alright? But sticksman Tré Cool has always been, well, the coolest. The proof's in the name, innit? So, here are just 13 of the many reasons the Green Day drummer rocks our world...
13. He's Multi-Talented
Not only is Tré a dab hand at the drums, he can sing and play guitar, too. In fact, he can even sing and play guitar with a bra on his shoulder, as he proves when he performs Dookie bonus track, All By Myself, here. Mad skillz, bro.
12. His Instagram Is Hilarious
He's not the only person who posts bizarre things on the Internet (we've all been there...), but there's something particularly great about Tré Cool's social media antics. Why are you doing that, Tré? And why have you captioned the picture 'Edibles!'? We have no idea.
11. He Did This With Dave Grohl
Did the universe implode at the sight of two of the coolest drummers in rock in the same room together? No, but Tré Cool did let the Foo Fighters/Nirvana legend poke him in the eye with a Marilyn Manson-style contact lens. Fair enough.
10. He Has Awesome Hair
Blue, green, red, blonde... It's been many, many different colours and styles over the years, but Tré's hair has always looked magnificent. Just look at it here. Die Antwoord's Ninja looks properly stoked on it - and so he should be. It's ace.
9. His Part In Homecoming
"I play the shit out the drums, and I can play the guitar!" Tré yells, as Homecoming's epic guitar solo hits, and we lose our minds EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. We all know American Idiot is filled with genius moments, but this is a firm highlight. So badass.
8. His Signature Kit Is The Coolest Thing Ever
Tré partnered with SJC Drums to release a stunning Dookie-themed album sleeve snare drum, and THIS WONDERFUL THING HERE, too. It has the Green Day bunnies and Tré Cool's shield logo all over it. Seriously. Give it to us.
7. He Has The Cutest Dog
While Billie Joe Armstrong's pooch, Frenchie, is occupied with having 22,000 followers on Instagram, Tré's dog is busy stealing our hearts. Just look at that face. LOOK AT IT! Too adorable for words. Well, apart from one word: 'Awwwww'.
6. He Dresses Like A Woman In The Holiday Video
And then does a couple of impressive cartwheels in a dress, and spends some time winding Mike Dirnt up - which isn't really very feminine at all. Still, Tré pulls it off in a way that only he can, and lightens up what is otherwise a pretty serious video.
5. His 'Impression' Of Lulu
We wouldn't go as far as to say Tré steals the show as he joins in the fun on Green Day's cover of Shout, but he does a much more memorable impression than poor Mike there. That hat. That voice. Those high-kicks. How do you do it, man?
4. He Does Hilarious Things On TV
"Every time on the show, the drummer, who's unstable, does something strange and he hurts himself. And the last time he was here, he leapt off the drum platform and hit the deck, and we took him to the hospital..." says TV host, David Letterman, as he introduces Green Day. Brilliant.
3. He's A Snappy Dresser
The drummer has spent quite a large portion of his career in snazzy suits and ties on stage performing with Green Day, but his clothes seems to have got even more extravagant recently. Fair play to him, though, we could NOT pull a suit like that off.
2. That Fill On Burnout
We defy anyone listening to the drum fills on Burnout to not totally lose their shit when they hear them. Tré Cool's always been killer behind the kit, but his drumming on the opening track of Dookie is just something else. And he plays it with such ease, too. Crazy good.
1. He's Not Afraid To Admit He's Beautiful...
We agree, Tré. So, so beautiful.
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