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The Offspring

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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 Read more on Last.fm

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“I f*cking hate Blink 182.” – Reading & Leeds 2014 headliners don’t satisfy all

December 6th, 2013

When the Reading & Leeds Festival line-up was announced and Blink 182 were the first headliners to be unveiled, a lot of people were grateful that it was a rock-oriented band even if they are a reformed dinosaur rather than anything fresh. Tomas Doyle, however, didn’t take any positives from it at all and so he mounted his soapbox once again…

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I fucking hate Blink 182. “Oh how can you hate Blink 182, Tom? They’re a really big and important band and that.” First things first, loads of stuff is big, that doesn’t make it important. Michael McIntyre is big but at an artistic level he is colossally unimportant and colossally unfunny – just like Blink 182.

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Heavy Metal Sandwich 006: Noodles of The Offspring

February 22nd, 2013

The sandwich is possibly the greatest food-based invention. They allow us to eat and post on Facebook at the same time and absolutely anybody can eat them. Vegetarian? Put some more salad in. Belly doesn’t like wheat? Use gluten-free bread then! And everybody has a favourite sandwich. Even bands…

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The Offspring are just about to head over to Australia to play the mighty Soundwave Festival. It’s a fair shout that the Californian punk rockers will feel right at home in the weather, eating off the grill non-stop, no doubt, but we caught up with guitarist, Noodles to talk about sandwiches

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Album: The Offspring – Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace

July 29th, 2008

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The Offspring
Rise And Fall, Rage And Grace
Sony BMG
16 June 2008

by Mischa Pearlman

The Offspring are nothing if not reliable. Any new album is guaranteed to sound, well, quite a bit like the ones that came before. But then why not? They’ve found a formula that works, that’s sold millions of records and which, when it works properly, has been responsible for some really great songs. [Read more →]

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