The Offspring

The Offspring ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ Not a Minute Too Late

For The Offspring, four decades as a band has helped them master the art of timing—so much so that they don’t even realize they’re doing…
Nate Jackson / April 15, 2021

The Offspring Relive the Horrors of the Past Year in ‘Let the Bad Times Roll’ Video

Following The Offspring's announcement last month that the '90s punk are releasing their first full-length album in nearly a decade, the Orange County-based band sharing…
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2021

The Offspring Announce Let the Bad Times Roll, Share Title Track

"Pinch yourself, it's real" was the punchline to The Offspring's jokey (but serious) announcement that a new record was dropping soon, the group's first new…
Katherine Turman / February 24, 2021

The Offspring Get in the Holiday Spirit With ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’

Election Day is barely in the rearview mirror, but punk veterans the Offspring are already in the holiday spirit. The band shared their…
Daniel Kohn / November 4, 2020

The Offspring Perform “Here Kitty Kitty” From Tiger King

Though the hype has died down, Netflix's Tiger King docuseries was one of the most talked-about things to come from the early stages of quarantine. Don't believe…
SPIN Staff / April 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Here’s Every Musician Who Has Canceled Tour Dates So Far [UPDATING]

The coronavirus scare is starting to impact everyday life, and that now includes the music industry. Since the outbreak, a number of artists have canceled…
SPIN Staff / March 5, 2020

The 69 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1999

1999 essentially marked the end of the alternative dream floated by punk bands in the '80s, sold by record companies in the '90s, and eventually…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2019

The Offspring: Spin’s 1995 Cover Story, ‘Revenge of the Nerds’

This story originally appeared in the March 1995 issue of Spin. In honor of the 25-year anniversary of The Offspring’s Smash, we’re republishing it here. The…
Chuck Eddy / April 8, 2019

Blink-182, All-American Rejects, Good Charlotte to Play Warped Tour 25th Anniversary Shows

Warped Tour had its last official run of shows in 2018, but is now returning in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Vans has planned a series of shows for this…
Will Gottsegen / March 1, 2019

The Offspring and 311 Recorded Each Other’s Hits

The Offspring and 311 are apparently so excited to kick off their co-headlining Never-Ending Summer Tour next week that they've decided to record each other's material. The…
Maggie Serota / July 19, 2018

The Offspring and 311 Announce Co-Headlining Summer Tour

It's a big summer for '90s bands. The Offspring and 311 are the latest bands who peaked 20 years ago to hit the road together.
Maggie Serota / April 9, 2018

Thom Wilson, Producer of the Offspring’s ‘Smash,’ Has Died

Influential punk producer Thom Wilson has died, according to a press release sent out by the Epitaph label. The statement — which states that Wilson…
Andrew Unterberger / March 16, 2015

Riot Fest Celebrates Tenth Anniversary With Ten Performances of Classic Albums

Earlier this week, organizers for Riot Fest Chicago announced the annual showcase's 2014 lineup, featuring the Cure, Jane's Addiction, the Flaming Lips, Weezer, the National, and…
Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014

The Offspring, ‘Days Go By’ (Columbia)

4SPIN Rating: 4 of 10Release Date: June 19, 2012Label: ColumbiaBecause the Offspring, like all of us, daily draw nearer to death, their new album is…
Theon Weber / July 17, 2012

Against the Grain: The Oral History of Epitaph Records

The original Los Angeles punk rock scene lived fast, died young, and left behind hair metal. Meanwhile, Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz started Epitaph Records…
Jason Buhrmester / October 19, 2010