The Goo Goo Dolls (originally Sex Maggot) are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska. Mike Malinin was the band's drummer from January 1995 until December 27, 2013 (but not made an official member until 1998). Although renowned for their commercially successful 1998 single "Iris", they have had several other notable and popular singles including "Name" and "Naked" from 1995's A Boy Named Goo. "Slide", "Black Balloon", "Dizzy", and "Broadway" from 1998's Dizzy Up the Girl, "Here Is Gone" from 2002's Gutterflower, "Better Days", "Give a Little Bit", and "Stay with You" from 2006's Let Love In (although "Give A Little Bit" was originally released on the 2004 live CD/DVD album Live in Buffalo: July 4th, 2004), and "Home" from 2010's Something for the Rest of Us. The Goo Goo Dolls have had 19 top ten singles on various charts, and have sold more than 12 million albums worldwide.
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Alternative rock · pop rock · post-grunge · punk rock (early) · punk rock
Warner Bros. · Metal Blade · Warner
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Earnest · Stylish · Theatrical · Bittersweet · Brash · Confrontational · Passionate · Poignant · Melancholy · Messy · Reflective · Rollicking · Rousing · Autumnal · Brooding · Cathartic · Raucous · Searching · Wistful
Alternative Pop/ Rock · Adult Alternative Pop/ Rock · Alternative/ Indie Rock · Post-Grunge · Hard Rock · Contemporary Pop/Rock
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