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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 Smash

The Offspring

Smash (1994)

Epitaph Records

The Offspring Ignition

The Offspring

Ignition (1992)

Epitaph

The Offspring The Offspring

The Offspring

The Offspring (1989)

Nemesis

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Current Releases

The OffspringSmash: 20th Anniversary Edition [Reissue]

The Offspring

Smash: 20th Anniversary Edition [Reissue]

August 19, 2014

Interviews

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Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman (The Offspring)

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

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Dexter Holland (The Offspring)

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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