The Offspring

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