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Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA (USA)

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The Offspring (sometimes referred to as simply "Offspring") are a popular and an influential American band from Garden G rove, California formed in 1984. The band currently consists of Dexter Holland (lead vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg K. (bass), and Pete Parada (drums).

Since their 1994 album Smash, which is the best-selling independent label album of all time,the band has achieved commer cial success over five albums, with singles such as "Come Out and Play", and "Self Esteem". In addition to Smash, their next three albums, Ixnay on the Hombre, Americana and Conspiracy of One, have each received platinum certification. Long time drummer Ron Welty left The Offspring in early 2003, and was replaced by Atom Willard. Soon after, the band released their next album, Splinter, to mediocre reviews, though it still sold reasonably well. Their next album, titled Rise an d Fall, Rage and Grace, will be released on June 17, 2008
To date, The Offspring have released seven studio albums, one compilation, three EPs and three DVD's, selling over 32 mi llion albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk acts of all time. The band is credited, along with fell ow California punk bands Green Day and Rancid, with reviving popular interest in punk rock in the United States during t he mid-1990s.

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Reviews

The Offspring Days Go By

The Offspring

Days Go By (2012)

Sony

The Offspring Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace

The Offspring

Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace (2008)

Sony

The Offspring live in New York City

The Offspring

live in New York City (2004)

live show

The Offspring / Horrorpops / The Change live in Sweden

The Offspring / Horrorpops / The Change

live in Sweden (2004)

live show

The Offspring Splinter

The Offspring

Splinter (2003)

Columbia

The Offspring Splinter

The Offspring

Splinter (2003)

Columbia

The Offspring Conspiracy of One

The Offspring

Conspiracy of One (2000)

Columbia

The Offspring Americana

The Offspring

Americana (1998)

Columbia

The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre

The Offspring

Ixnay on the Hombre (1997)

Columbia

The Offspring Smash

The Offspring

Smash (1994)

Epitaph

The Offspring Ignition

The Offspring

Ignition (1992)

Epitaph

The Offspring The Offspring

The Offspring

The Offspring (1989)

Nemesis

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Interviews

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Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman (The Offspring)

Monday, September 17, 2012 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

The Offspring announce 20th anniversary 'Smash" re-issue, shows
The Offspring will be releasing a special 20-year-anniversary edition of their album Smash from 1994. The album will be remastered and will be released in regular and deluxe formats that come…
April 15, 2014
Tours: The Offspring (European Festivals)
The Offspring have announced some festival appearances for Europe in 2014. You can click Read More for the…
December 20, 2013
Interviews: Rad Women Who Make Rad Art: Mackie Osborne
Tonight we continue our series called Rad Women Who Make Rad Art, a string of interviews with some of the most exciting female visual artists that have connections with music, today. This segment features the delightfully dark, Mackie…
November 19, 2013
Interviews: The Offspring, NOFX, Hives among those announced for Groezrock 2014
Groezrock has announced the first bands for its 2014 lineup. Among those slated to perform are The Offspring, NOFX, Screeching Weasel,…
November 11, 2013
Media: SNES-style punk covers on 'Punk Goes 8-Bit'
This was posted last week, but we'd be remiss for not sharing this uniquely weird endeavor with you; it's called Punk Goes 8-Bit and while it has nothing to do with Fearless Records' seemingly endless series of compilations, it does feature a number of 90s-era punk…
September 18, 2013
Tours: The Offspring (Russia)
The Offspring will be heading to Russia this October and November for a series of dates. You can click Read More for the…
August 28, 2013
Tours: Bicycle Music acquires Nitro Records
The Bicycle Music Company - a catalogue company which includes A Change of Pace, All That Remains, Chelsea, Hatebreed, Johnny Cash,…
July 08, 2013
Tours: Problems with payments, lineups and more at Amnesia Rockfest
Many of you wrote in with news about some serious problems with this past weekend's Amnesia Rockfest in Montebello, Québec. The festival had a notable lineup with bands including Rise Against, Rancid, Social Distortion,…
June 18, 2013
Tours: The Offspring (Festivals)
The Offspring have announced a number of festival dates around the world in the coming months. You can click Read More for the…
May 10, 2013
Tours: Amnesia Rock Fest announces full line up
The Amnesia Rock Fest, which takes place in Montebello, Quebec, has announced the full line up for this year's festival. The festival boasts a rather eclectic mix of acts including but not limited to Rise Against,…
March 21, 2013

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