The Offspring are Dexter Holland (vocals, guitar), Noodles (guitar), Greg K (bass) and Pete Parada (drums). Following a riot at a 1984 Social Distortion show, high school buddies Dexter and Greg K decided to start a band of their own in Garden Grove, California. The Offspring have now put out 9 records, performed over 1000 shows across the globe and are known for their many hits including "Self Esteem," "Come Out And Play (Keep 'Em Separated)," "The Kids Aren't Alright," "Hammerhead" and "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid.".
Bryan Keith "Dexter" Holland is an American musician and molecular biology graduate student, best known as the singer, rhythm guitarist, and primary songwriter for the band
Kevin John Wasserman, best known by his stage name Noodles, is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist. The nickname "Noodles" is the result of his frequent noodling on the guitar
Gregory David Kriesel, known professionally as Greg K., is an American musician who serves as the bass guitarist and a backing vocalist for the band. He dosen't like to talk much.
Peter "Pete" Parada is an American drummer who has been a member of several notable musical acts. He joined the band on July 27, 2007. He brings youth power to the band.
The band has released nine studio albums, four extended plays (EP), two compilation albums, five demos, three video albums, and over 30 singles.
Their most popular album "Smash (1994)" sold more than 11,000,000 copies worldwide.
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