Frank Edwin Wright III, better known by his stage name Tré Cool, is a German-born American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the drummer for the punk rock band Green Day. He replaced the band's former drummer, John Kiffmeyer, in 1990 as Kiffmeyer felt that he should focus on college. Cool has also played in The Lookouts, Samiam, Dead Mermaids, Bubu and the Brood and the Green Day side projects The Network and the Foxboro Hot Tubs.
|Birth name:||Frank Edwin Wright III|
|Also known as:||Tré Cool, The Snoo, Frank E. Wright III, Bjorn Roarkson|
|Born:||December 9, 1972, Frankfurt, West Germany|
|Origin:||Willits, California, U.S.|
|Genres:||Punk rock, pop punk, alternative rock, hardcore punk, garage rock, new wave, death metal|
|Occupation(s):||Musician, songwriter, singer|
|Instruments:||Drums, percussion, guitar, vocals, accordion|
|Labels:||Reprise, Lookout, Adeline|
|Associated acts:||Green Day, The Lookouts, The Network, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Samiam, Dead Mermaids, Bubu and the Brood|
|Instagram:||Tré Cool's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Tré Cool's IMDb|
About Tre Cool
Drummer who joined with the punk rock band Green Day in 1990 and helped create the album American Idiot, which went six-times-Platinum in 2004. He became bandmates with singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and guitarist Jason White.
Tre Cool Before Fame
His close neighbor Larry Livermore recruited him to play in The Lookouts and also gave him his nickname.
Achievement of Tre Cool
His legal name is Frank Edwin Wright III.
Tre Cool Family Life
He was married to Lisea Lyons from 1995 to 1996 and Claudia Wright from 2001 to 2003. In 2014, he married Sara Rose Wright, they welcomed a son named Mickey together in 2018. He has a son named Frankito and a daughter named Ramona from his previous marriages.
Associations of Tre Cool
He and Billie Joe Armstong wrote the Green Day song "Rock and Roll Girlfriend," which was featured on the album American Idiot.
Information related to Tré Cool
- Lookout Records - Lookout Records was an independent record label, initially based in Laytonville, California and later in Berkeley, focusing on punk rock. Established in 1987, the label is best known for having released Operation Ivy's only album, Energy, and Green Day's first two albums, 39/Smooth and Kerplunk.
- Green Day members
- Alternative rock drummers
- American punk rock drummers
- American punk rock musicians
- Musicians from Oakland, California
- American alternative rock musicians