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On December 9, 2003.

On December 9, 2003, “Columbia” label released “Splinter”, the seventh Offspring studio album. It was recorded January – August 2003, at “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles,  “Southern Tracks Recording” in Atlanta, Georgia, and was produced by Brendan O’Brien, Dexter Holland, Noodles and Greg K. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Noodles– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass, backing vocals
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Ronnie King– keyboards
  • Jim Lindberg, Jack Grisham, Chris “X-13” Higgins, Lauren Kinkade – backing vocals
  • 2002 Reading Festival Crowd – crowd vocals
  • Mark Moreno – DJ scratching
  • Phil Jordan – trumpet
  • Jason Powell – saxophone
  • Erich Marbach – trombone
  • Brendan O’Brien– piano
  • Natalie Leggett, Mario De Leon, Eve Butler, Denyse Buffum, Matt Funes – violins
  • Josefina Vergara – concert master
  • Suzie Katayama – orchestration
  • Larry Corbett – cello
  • Gayle Levant – harp
  • Brendan O’Brien – mixing
  • Billy Bowers – engineer
  • Nick DiDia, Brian Humphrey, Phil Martin, Kevil Mills, Jamie Sickora, Karl Egsieker, Bryan Cook – assistant engineer
  • Steve Masi – guitar technician
  • Eddy Schreyer, Bernie Grundman – mastering
  • Sean Evans – art direction
  • Justin Beope, Sarkis Kaloustian – CD art adaption
  • Rupert Truman – photography
  • Storm Thorgerson, Peter Curzon, Darrell Lance Abbott – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland.

  1. Neocon
  2. The Noose
  3. Long Way Home
  4. Hit That
  5. Rage Against Myself
  6. (Can’t Get My) Head Around You
  7. The Worst Hangover Ever
  8. Never Gonna Find Me
  9. Lightning Rod
  10. Spare Me the Details
  11. Da Hui
  12. When You’re in Prison
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On June 26, 2012.

On June 26, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Days Go By”, the ninth Offspring studio album. It was recorded 2009 – 2012, at “D-13 Studio” in Huntington Beach, California, “Plantation Mixing & Recording” in Haiku, Hawaii, “Henson Recording Studios”, “Record Plant” and “Paramount Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, California, “The Warehouse Studio” in Vancouver, Canada, and was produced by Bob Rock.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, guitar
  • Noodles– guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Parada– drums
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Todd Morse– backing vocals
  • Jamie Edwards – keyboards
  • Jon Berry – backing vocals
  • Dani and Lizzy Mariachi – vocals
  • Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez –Mariachi band
  • Carlos Gomez – additional Mariachi guitar
  • Ronnie King– keyboards
  • DJ Trust – turntables
  • Bob Rock– mixing, engineer
  • Eric Helmkamp – engineer
  • Steve Masi – guitar tech
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Deadskinboy Design – art direction, design, cover photography
  • Associated Press– occupy photograph
  • Firebox – illustration
  • Charley U. Elmaga – matches photograph

Track listing:

All tracks written Dexter Holland

  1. The Future Is Now
  2. Secrets from the Underground
  3. Days Go By
  4. Turning Into You
  5. Hurting As One
  6. Cruising California (Bumpin’ in My Trunk)
  7. All I Have Left Is You
  8. OC Guns
  9. Dirty Magic
  10. I Wanna Secret Family (With You)
  11. Dividing By Zero
  12. Slim Pickens Does the Right Thing and Rides the Bomb to Hell

 

On June 17, 2008.

On June 17, 2008, “Columbia” label released “Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace”, the eighth Offspring studio album. It was recorded November 2006 – April 2008, at “Plantation Mixing and Recording” in Haiku, Hawaii, “D-13 Studio” in Huntington Beach, California, “Henson Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Bob Rock. The album was certified Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, piano
  • Noodles– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Pete Parada– drums, percussion
  • Josh Freese– drums
  • Chris “X-13” Higgins– backing vocals
  • Bob Rock– keyboards, piano, engineer
  • Steve Masi – guitar technician
  • Eric Helmkamp – engineer
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Jason Goad – illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland, except where noted .

  1. Half – Truism
  2. Trust in You
  3. You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid
  4. Hammerhead
  5. A Lot Like Me
  6. Takes Me Nowhere
  7. Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?
  8. Nothingtown
  9. Stuff Is Messed Up
  10. Fix You
  11. Let’s Hear It for Rock Bottom
  12. Rise and Fall

On October 16, 1992.

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On October 16, 1992, “Epitaph” label released “Ignition” the second The Offspring studio album. It was recorded 1992, at “Westbeach Recorders” and “Track Record” in Hollywood, and was produced by Thom Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland- lead vocals, lead guitar
  • Noodles- guitar
  • Greg K.- bass
  • Ron Welty– drums
  • Recorded and mixed by Thom Wilson
  • Recorded and mixed by Ken Paulakovich
  • Assistant engineered by Donnell Cameron and Joe Peccerillo
  • Mastered by Eddie Schreyer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland, except where noted.

  1. Session – Dexter Holland, Kristine Luna, Jill Eckhaus
  2. We Are One
  3. Kick Him When He Is Down
  4. Take It Like a Man
  5. Get It Right
  6. Dirty Magic
  7. Hypodermic
  8. Burn It Up
  9. No Hero
  10. A.P.D.
  11. Nothing from Something – Dexter Holland, Marvin Fergusen
  12. Forever and Day

 

On April 8, 1994.

The Offspring Smash

On April 8, 1994, “Epitaph Records” label released “Smash”, the third Offspring studio album. It was recorded October – December 1993, at “Track Record” in Hollywood, and was produced by Thom Wilson. “Smash” has sold in fifteen million copies worldwide, becoming the best-selling independent label album of all time. The album has been certified 6x Platinum by the “Recording Industry Association of America” (RIAA).

Personnel:

  • Dexter Holland– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Noodles– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Greg K.– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Ron Welty– drums, backing vocals
  • Jason “Blackball” McLean – additional vocals
  • Lisa Johnson – photography
  • Ken Paulakovich – engineer
  • Eddy Schreyer – mastering
  • Thom Wilson– engineer
  • Fred Hidalgo– art direction
  • Mike Ainsworth – assistant engineer
  • Ulysses Noriega – assistant engineer
  • Christopher C. Murphy – assistant engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Dexter Holland, except where noted

  1. Time to Relax
  2. Nitro (Your Energy)
  3. Bad Habit
  4. Gotta Get Away
  5. Genocide
  6. Something to Believe In
  7. Come Out and Play
  8. Self Esteem
  9. It’ll Be a Long Time
  10. Killboy Powerhead
  11. What Happened to You
  12. So Alone
  13. Not the One
  14. Smash