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The Offspring's first three albums for the independent record labels Nemesis and Epitaph earned them a following. The band's third studio album, Smash (1994), became their first commercial success, and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, setting a record for most albums sold on an independent label. Smash was also the first album released on Epitaph to obtain gold and platinum status.[9] The critical praise given to Smash garnered attention from labels, including Columbia Records, with whom The Offspring would sign in 1996. The Offspring continued to achieve success with their four follow-up albums, Ixnay on the Hombre (1997), Americana (1998), Conspiracy of One (2000) and Splinter (2003), reaching platinum, multi-platinum, platinum and gold status respectively. Splinter was followed five years later by Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace (2008), and then four years later by Days Go By (2012). The Offspring is currently writing new material for their next studio album, which is due for release in 2015 or 2016.

The Offspring is an American rock band formed in 1984 in Huntington Beach, California.
They have sold over 40 million albums worldwide, making them the second best-selling punk act of all time (in first place Green Day with 65 millions records worldwide).
The band released what would become their biggest selling CD, titled Smash (1994). Fueled by the hit singles "Come Out and Play," "Self Esteem," and "Gotta Get Away," this album set the all-time record for most units sold by an independent label band at 16 million records.
In 1998, The Offspring released Americana. Three of the album's singles: "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)," "Why Don't You Get a Job," and " The Kids Aren't Alright" became the band's biggest hits, all three charting in the ARC Top 40 and making the album the peak of The Offspring's mainstream popularity.
The band also released a new single "Defy You" exclusively for the film Orange County.
The band cites their musical influences as, The Adolescents, Bad Religion, Channel 3, Dead Kennedys, Descendents, The Dickies, Ramones, Sex Pistols, Social Distortion, TSOL, and The Vandals..



Come Out And Play
Gone Away
Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)
Self Esteem
Why Don't You Get a Job
Kristy Are You Doing Okay
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid


Coming for You
Days Go By

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