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Album Review: ¡UNO!

Originally published in The Omega (September 23, 2012)

Green Day is back. On Sept. 25, the band will release ¡UNO!, the first of three Green Day albums set to hit shelves by Jan. 15, 2013.

The band’s previous release, 21st Century Breakdown, was applauded by critics as it received the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album in 2010, beating out rock gods AC/DC, U2, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, as well as Dave Matthews Band.

¡UNO! marks a return to the late-1990s/ early-2000s sound that Green Day became so well-known for with Nimrod (1997) andWarning (2000). That being said, ¡UNO!doesn’t quite compare to 1994′s Dookie, widely regarded as Green Day’s crowning achievement.

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