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Huntington Beach, California, United States (1984 – present)

The Offspring is a punk rock band formed in Huntington Beach, California, United States in 1984. Since its formation, the band’s line-up had included Dexter Holland (lead vocals, guitar), Noodles (lead and rhythm guitars, back vocals), Greg K. (bass, back vocals), and Ron Welty (drums, percussion), who left in 2003. Their current drummer is Pete Parada, formerly of Face to Face and Saves the Day, who has been with the band since 2007.
Along with fellow California punk bands Green Day and Rancid, The Offspring have been credited with reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States during the mid-1990s. To date, The Offspring has released eight studio albums, one compilation, four EPs and three DVDs. They have sold over 34 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock acts of all time. Each album since the release of their 1994 album Smash has sold over a million units.

Since the release of Smash, which is the best-selling independent label album of all time, The Offspring has achieved commercial success over five albums, with singles such as “Come Out and Play”, and “Self Esteem”. The band’s next three albums, Ixnay on the Hombre, Americana and Conspiracy of One, were also successful, with Ixnay on the Hombre and Conspiracy of One reaching platinum certification, and Americana achieving multi-platinum status. Longtime drummer Ron Welty left The Offspring in early 2003, and was replaced by Atom Willard. Later that year, the band released their next album, Splinter, to moderate sales and fairly warm reviews. In 2005, The Offspring released a greatest hits album and toured in support of the compilation. Their eighth studio album, Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace, was released on June 17, 2008 with the hit singles “You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid” and “Hammerhead.”


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  • FuckerDance

    20th anniversary from 'Smash' ..the BEST PUNK ROCK ALBUM IN THE HISTORY!!!

    10 Apr 5:23am Reply
  • KayzerKonrad

    30 years... Old dudes...

    9 Apr 12:43pm Reply
  • Strokarlos

    20th anniversary from 'Smash' ...that's a great album! I even have my copy from it, I bought it back in 2000 when I have 12, some couple years later but still cool tough. I got it once 'americana' and 'conspiracy of one' were not enough and once I listened to it I decided it is their best album. I feel bad 'cause I haven't had my chance to see them live, been waiting for the last 14 years ...what? o__O

    8 Apr 9:57pm Reply
  • Punkrocker00

    Dexter Holland <3

    3 Apr 4:50pm Reply
  • theoffspring91

    The Offspring la mejor banda de la historia <3

    28 Mar 11:50pm Reply
  • MegaDave89

    The best modern Pop/Punk band, yeah better than Green Day.

    27 Mar 3:20pm Reply
  • MaskedMokona

    why dont you get a job introduced me to this amazing band

    25 Mar 3:11am Reply
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    20 Mar 5:17am Reply
  • Bitard671

    сойдет под яжку

    20 Mar 5:17am Reply
  • menswear2112

    Inxnay on the Hombre....oh the memories, and the cardio too!

    19 Mar 11:14pm Reply
  • marinane_

    Good times! <3

    19 Mar 3:53pm Reply
  • m2me

    Dear Offspring, come to South Africa please, there is a new stadium where the 2010 Soccer World cup was held which holds over 100 000 people, many big bands have had fully booked events here recently. Please <3

    18 Mar 2:50pm Reply
  • ZkeMoNe

    Too much pop. I would rather prefer more grungy sound, like in Self Esteem

    16 Mar 4:40pm Reply
  • zirkore

    ya 20... Y LOS QUE FALTAN...

    15 Mar 12:57am Reply

    20 YEARS OF SMASH !!!! :)

    14 Mar 5:42pm Reply
  • BluePrankster

    Smash 20 years of the PUNK ROCK 2014 !!!!!!

    9 Mar 8:02am Reply
  • FuckerDance

    el concierto en el CAUPOLICAN fue sencillamente sublime, sigue vigente EL PUNK ROCK Gracias a ustedes The Offspring

    9 Mar 6:45am Reply
  • allpunknet

    One of the first bands I ever really liked. Looking round the web for any new punk bands who want to feature on a compilation album if you do head over to and send us an email

    5 Mar 10:46pm Reply
  • FrnkGT1

    ( ・ิω・ิ)

    4 Mar 7:02am Reply
  • theoffspring91

    Come to CHILE!!!!!

    25 Feb 9:54pm Reply
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