2012's ¡Dos! is the second album in Green Day's ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! trilogy of albums.
While ¡Uno! was quick, mindless and to-the-point bubblegum pop, ¡Dos! takes a punchier swipe at the ears with fuzzed up guitars and Ramones style rhythms in full force. Billie & the boys sound more like the "cigarettes & booze riddled dive bar" sound of their side-band the Foxboro Hot Tubs here than they do the "shopping mall bubblegum punk" of Green Day. Which isn't a bad thing. In fact it's quite welcome after the "paint by numbers" feeling of the first trilogy album. Sure there's a few misfires here but all in all it's fast-paced and a bit rough around the edges yet still easily digestible.
3½ F-woos for the kids out of 5