Parted ways with Brett Gurewitz (of Bad Religion)'s label, Epitaph Records, and moved to their current label, Columbia Records .
Found commercial success with the song "Come out and Play".
First album (self-titled) released in 1989 on vinyl. Only 5,000 copies made.
Their 1994 album "Smash" is considered one of the top selling punk albums in the entire world, containing hit singles "Come Out and Play", "Self-Esteem", "Gotta Get Away" and "Bad Habit".
Members have included Dexter Holland, Noodles, Greg K, Ron Welty, Atom Willard, Pete Parada, Doug Thompson, Jim Benton, Marcus Parrish, James Lilja, Andrew Freeman, Atom Willard, Ron Welty, Chris X-13 Higgins, Warren Fitzgerald, Scott Shiflett (he performed for four shows in 2008 filling in for Greg K), Todd Morse, Josh Freese and Tom Thacker of the Canadian rock band Sum 41.
Recording the seventh studio album, which will be released later this year or 2007. [May 2006]
Re-issued their first album "The Offspring" for CD. It was originally released in 1989 on vinyl. Only 5,000 copies made. [November 1995]
Announced on their official website that Atom Willard has left and is replaced by former Face to Face drummer Pete Parada, who will be present on the band's future tours. [July 2007]
Released their third album "Smash", which helped launch the band's career. It's also their last album on Epitaph Records. [March 1994]
The band is finally back in the studio working on their follow-up to "Splinter". They are recording it at a studio in Hollywood, California and the album will be produced by Bob Rock, who had worked with Metallica between their 1991 self-titled black album and 2003's "St. Anger". [November 2006]
Still in the studio working on their follow-up to "Splinter" and announced one new track that could appear on the album. It is called "Takes Me Nowhere". [May 2007]
The Offspring has just recently finished recording their new album. Their first album in almost five years, it is now titled "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace" and will be released on June 17th. [April 2008]
Their album "Americana" was nominated for Best Selling Album (Foreign or Domestic) at the Juno Awards in 2000.
Their album "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace" won Outstanding Alternative Album at the California Music Awards in 2009.
The Offspring was nominated for Best Group award at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 1999.
The Offspring has won the Classic Songwriter award at the Kerrang! Awards in 2000.
Their album "Splinter" won Outstanding Alternative Album at the California Music Awards in 2004.
Their music video "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" was nominated for Best Rock Video at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1999.
Their music video "Hit That" won Music Video Visual Effects award at the International 3D Awards in 2004.
Their music video "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" was nominated for International Viewer's Choice - MTV Russia in 1999.
Was previously known as Manic Subsidal (From 1984-1986).
The Offspring was featured in the 1999 film, Idle Hands.
The Offspring has won the Best Rock Artist at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 1999.
Their music video "Hit That" was nominated for Best Video at the Kerrang! Awards in 2004.
Their album "Americana" was nominated for Best Album at the MTV Europe Music Awards in 1999.
Their song "Kill the President" was originally released on their self titled debut album but was removed in the 1995 re-release.
Doug Thompson was the original singer in 1984 when the band was called Manic Subsidal but had no official releases.
The original 1998 cassette and CD versions of their fifth album, Americana did not contain a Parental Advisory label but their re-release of the vinyl does have one.